NOI - Northwestern Orthopaedic Institute, Chicago
Northshore University HealthSystem
Knee Replacement, Chicago
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Chicago
Adam W. Bennett
Victoria Anne Brander
Mark Bowen
Patrick Birmingham
Charles Carroll
Raju S. Ghate
Armen Kelikian
Steven A. Kodros
Srdjan Mirkovic
Gordon W. Nuber
Mark Nolden
Cherise Russo
S. David Stulberg
Richard L. Wixson
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Hip Replacement, Chicago
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Mark K. Bowen

Dr. Mark Bowen Dr. Mark Bowen is a Board Certified Orthopaedic surgeon, concentrating on sports-related and traumatic injuries to the knee and shoulder. His areas of special interest are arthroscopy, ACL Reconstruction, treatment of meniscal tears, rotator cuff injuries and Achilles tendon repair.

Named by Woodward/White as one of the Best Doctors in America, he is on staff at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and River North Same Day Surgical Center.

As part of his responsibilities with the Northwestern Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Bowen serves a Team Physician for the Chicago Bears, and has acted as Team Physician to the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Cubs, New York Giants, and the Big Ten Conference.

Dr. Bowen is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine-where he has received the James K. Stack Teaching Award in recognition of his academic and research activities. In addition, he is a frequent instructor for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Board of Medical Examiners, and the author of numerous publications on the repair of the knee, shoulder, and elbow.

Dr. Bowen earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and completed his residency and a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Reconstruction at The Hospital for Special Surgery. During this time, he was given the Philip D. Wilson Award for Outstanding Research.


  • New Trier East High School, Winnetka, Illinois Graduated 1977
  • Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts Graduated 1981
  • Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York Graduated 1985

Professional Experience

  • General Surgery Internship
    The New York Hospital - Cornell University Medical College
    July 1985 - June 1986
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    The Hospital for Special Surgery
    July 1986 - June 1990
  • Sports Medicine & Shoulder Fellowship
    Director: Russell F. Warren, M.D.
    The Hospital for Special Surgery
    Associate Team Physician - New York Giants Football Team
    Team Physician - Marist College
    August 1990 - July 1991


  • Active Attending
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    250 East Superior Street
    Chicago, Illinois 60611
    August 1991 - Present
  • Active Attending
    Rivernorth Sameday Surgery Center
    1 E. Erie
    Chicago, Illinois 60611
  • Active Attending
    NorthShore University HealthSystem
    Evanston, Illinois
    2005 - Present

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Improved ACL Reconstruction "imported" from France

Dr. Mark Bowen member of French team teaching innovative technique to U.S. Orthopaedic Surgeons

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