David Bowers, M.D.
Medical Director, Admitting Physician
Dr. Bowers is a graduate of Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California and completed his Internal Medicine Internship at Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his residency at Ohio State University, where he specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and was also named chief resident.
Dr. Bowers is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as an Independent Medical Examiner and is also certified with the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG/NCS). He is a member of the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, the American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis, the American Academy of PM&R, the American Medical Association, and the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Association.
Dr. Bowers was previously appointed as a Clinical Instructor of the PM&R Department at the University of Pennsylvania and is currently an Assistant Professor in the PM&R Department at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Unit. In 1999 and 2000, Dr. Bowers was honored as Teacher of the Year at the University of Tennessee's College of Medicine, Chattanooga Unit. He is the immediate past president of the Tennessee Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Bowers is a member of the Tennessee Medicare Contractor Advisory Committee for Cahaba Government Benefit Administrators.
In addition to numerous medical abstracts, presentations and publications, Dr. Bowers has worked with an exchange program with the Institute of Spinal Cord Rehabilitation in Moscow, Russia. Since 1996, he has been an active staff member at Siskin Hospital, where he currently serves as the Medical Director.
Dr. Bowers specializes in Spasticity Management and performs Botox ® and Myobloc ® Injections and ITB (Inthrathecal Baclofen) pump management.
“As Medical Director, I have the unique opportunity to work with the Siskin Hospital staff to improve patient care from an administrative perspective. Yet, as an attending physician I can still be a part of the active treatment team and work with patients on a daily basis. After many years of service, I continue to be inspired by the courage and progress of our patients. I know I speak for all of our medical staff when I say that we are most thankful for the opportunity to make a positive impact every day in the lives of our patients and their families here at Siskin Hospital.”