Board certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery, Dr. David Bowers has been practicing for the past 28 years, providing facial surgery, breast procedures, and body contouring to hundreds of patients. He completed his undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University in 1976 where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Honors in English. He was awarded a Health Professions Scholarship by the United States Air Force, attended the Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University, and graduated in 1980. A five year residency training program in general surgery followed in Jacksonville, Florida, during which he developed an interest in the specialty of plastic surgery.
Following his general surgery training, Dr. David Bowers entered the United States Air Force and was named Chief of Surgery and Chief of Hospital Services at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, New York. Two years later, he resumed his surgical training at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas where he completed his fellowship in plastic surgery. His training in plastic surgery also included a Hand Fellowship at the Kleinert Institute in Louisville, Kentucky. Upon completion of this training, Dr. Bowers continued his service in the United States Air Force as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California. He entered private practice in Greensboro, N.C. in 1992.
Dr. David Bowers is a published author and has maintained a keen interest in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery throughout his career. He serves on the Board of Managers for the Surgical Center of Greensboro and is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. His practice, Bowers Plastic Surgery, is accepting new patients. Appointments can be made by calling 336-907-7980 or Contact Us.
David McDonald Bowers
November 13, 1953
Salisbury, North Carolina
1002 North Church Street, Suite 203
Greensboro, NC 27401
B.A. with Honors in English 1972-1976
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Medical Degree 1976-1980
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
General Surgery 1980-1985
University Hospital Jacksonville
Griffis Air Force Base 1985-1987
Rome, New York
Chief of Surgery 1987
Chief of Hospital Services 1987
Plastic Surgery 1987-1989
Wilford Hall Medical Center
San Antonio, Texas
Hand Fellowship 1988
Travis Air Force Base 1989-1991
Florida – # 4174 December 14, 1982
Kentucky – #26904 October 11, 1989
North Carolina – #34827 November 16, 1991
Surgery September 22, 1986
Plastic Surgery November 8, 1991
ATLS Instructor March 1990
Fistula Repair Following Antethoracic Esophageal Reconstruction
Using a Radial Forearm Free Flap 2/26/1998
North Carolina Society of Plastic, Maxillofacial and Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Inc.
Fellow American College of Surgeons
North Carolina Chapter, American College of Surgeons