Dr. Vaughan Bowen

BSc, MB ChB, MD, FRCS(C)

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Vaughan Bowen is a Royal College Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with special interest in hand surgery and disability and impairment assessments, at our Calgary Surgical Centre, Canadian Surgery Solutions. He is also a Clinical Professor within the Division of Orthopedic Surgery and the Lead Physician at the University of Calgary Collaborative Hand Program.

He obtained his Medical Doctorate (MD) in 1991 from the University of Edinburgh. He completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery, partly in Saskatoon at the University of Saskatchewan and partly in Vancouver at UBC. He did two fellowships, one in Hand Surgery at the University of British Columbia and one in Reconstructive Microsurgery in Melbourne, Australia.

He has published 22 book chapters and 108 scientific papers. He has made 117 scientific paper presentations and 301 presentations as an invited speaker/visiting professor in 22 countries. Dr. Bowen has numerous outside interests, the main one being competitive endurance running and cycling.


Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
  • World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Alberta Orthopedic Society
  • Alberta Medical Association
  • International Microsurgical Society
  • International Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Academic Qualifications

  • Medical Doctorate University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland 1991
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship Melbourne, Australia 1983
  • Hand Surgery Fellowship University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia 1982
  • Fellowship Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 1980
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency University of Saskatchewan, University of British Columbia Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Vancouver, British Columbia 1980
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland 1974
  • Bachelor of Science University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland 1971

Achievements & Awards

  • Published 22 Book Chapters
  • Published 108 Scientific Papers
  • Made 117 Scientific Paper Presentations
  • Made 301 Presentations as an Invited Speaker/Visiting Professor in 22 Countries
  • Clinical Professor within the Division of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Calgary
  • Lead Physician at the University of Calgary Collaborative Hand Program
  • Scientific Researcher/Publisher

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