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About

Dr. Richard Bower, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO, with another office in Saint Louis, MO. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Bower is affiliated with St Lukes Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Richard Bower has the following 2 specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

    A pediatric surgeon is a qualified surgeon who has additional training in performing surgery on young patients, including fetuses (neonatal or fetal surgery), infants, children, adolescents and teenagers.
    Because pediatric patients are still growing and developing, they are often more difficult to operate on than adults. These patients have smaller bodies and smaller organs requiring even more of a precise and measured approach by a surgeon.
    Some of the conditions that may require the care of a pediatric surgeon are congenital malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, abdominal wall defects, like hernias, deformities of the chest wall, childhood tumors, like neuroblastomas and separation of conjoined twins.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

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  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Appendicitis
  • Intestinal Perforation
  • Premature Infant Diseases
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Bower is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • St Lukes Hospital

    232 S Woods Mill Rd
    Chesterfield, MO 63017

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital

    1 Childrens Pl
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

    1465 S Grand Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63104

  • Saint Louis University Hospital

    3635 Vista Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • SSM St. Joseph Health Center-Wentzville

    500 Medical Dr
    Wentzville, MO 63385

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital

    1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plz
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • Cardinal Glennon Childrens Medical Ctr
  • All Childrens Hospital
  • H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1969

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital

    Residency

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