Dr. Robert L Bowers, DO - Atlanta, GA - Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Orthobiologics, Regenerative Medicine Open Now

Dr. Robert L Bowers, DO

Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Orthobiologics, Regenerative Medicine
Atlanta, GA 30329 (1 other location)
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Meet Robert Bowers, DO, PhDRobert Bowers, DO, PhD, is a sports medicine physician at the Emory Sports Medicine Center. Growing up in Atlanta, he attended Woodward Academy before moving on to Furman University in South Carolina. There, he played Division 1 college baseball and majored in health and exercise science. He then attended graduate school at Auburn University where he earned a Master of Education degree in exercise science and a PhD in kinesiology/exercise physiology. Following graduate school, Dr. Bowers earned his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia Campus. He completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Emory University School of Medicine, where he served as chief resident. Subsequently, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at Emory as well. Currently, Dr. Bowers is director of the Emory Baseball Medicine Program, which is designed to treat baseball and throwing-related injuries,
prevent further injury and enhance athlete performance. As a former Division 1 college athlete himself, he brings a unique understanding of sports-related injuries to his patients. His perspective, experience and expertise allow him to serve as team physician for the Atlanta Braves and the Georgia Tech baseball team. He is also the head team physician for the College Park Skyhawks, the G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, and Woodward Academy. As an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory, Dr. Bowers is actively engaged in teaching medical students, residents and fellows, in addition to providing direct patient care. His specific clinical interests include Baseball Medicine and Throwing AthletesSports-Related Musculoskeletal InjuriesDiagnostic Musculoskeletal UltrasoundMinimally Invasive Ultrasound-Guided Procedures Orthobiologics — treatments that involve using a patient’s own cells and growth factors to stimulate natural healing of an injury. Among his varied research interests are baseball medicine, including peripheral nerve injuries and thoracic outlet syndrome in throwing athletes, and evidence-based use of orthobiologics. When he’s not working, Dr. Bowers enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and watching sports. He also shares his children’s passion for all things Disney. Also an avid exerciser, Dr. Bowers participates in weight training, rowing and cycling. 
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Quick Facts

  • accepting new patients
  • 49 insurances accepted
  • speaks English, Spanish
  • Furman University
  • 4 specialties
  • 4 board certifications
  • 1 hospital affiliation
  • 2 locations

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Dr. Robert L Bowers has 2 locations

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center - Atlanta

21 Ortho Ln Atlanta, GA 30329
Accepting New Patients

Emory Sports Medicine Complex

1968 Hawks Ln NE Atlanta, GA 30329
Accepting New Patients

Insurance Plans Accepted by Dr. Robert L Bowers

  • Aetna AWH Emory Northside Hospital System OAAS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna CVS Atlanta Georgia HMO
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Alliant Health Plan
  • Ambetter GA
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • Anthem Pathway X Guided Access HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Anthem Pathway X Guided Access Tiered
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS GA Pathway HMO
  • BCBS TN Blue Network L
  • BCBS TN Blue Network P
  • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • BCBSA Blue Card High Performance Network
  • Blue Open Access POS Plus - GA
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • GA Ambetter
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar GA Employee Cigna + Oscar Open Access Plus
  • Oscar HMO GA
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO


Dr. Robert L Bowers has the following 4 specialties


Furman University


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia Campus

Medical School

Emory University School of Medicine


Emory University School of Medicine


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