Blake Bowden, MD

Blake Bowden, MD

Specialty: Spine
Locations: DaphneSaralandMidtown MobileTillman’s Corner

Get to Know Blake Bowden, MD

Dr. Bowden is a Board-Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of bone and joint disorders affecting the spine.  He graduated from Boston University on a career path in the manufacturing and aerospace industry before pursuing a passion for healthcare. Dr. Bowden joined Gulf Ortho after training with renowned specialists at the Texas Back Institute, who provide leading edge care to some of the top athletes in the world.  He is committed to a highly individualized approach that prioritizes non-surgical options for treatment of osteoarthritis, chronic back and neck pain, disc disease, disc herniation, nerve compression, spinal stenosis and a variety of disorders and injuries.


Boston University, Boston MA – BS in Manufacturing Engineering

Scripps College, Claremont, CA – Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program

Medical School
Drexel University– Philadelphia, PA

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University – Augusta, GA

Texas Back Institute – Plano, TX


Certifications & Societies

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • North American Spine Society

Publications & Presentations

Texas Back Institute Grand Rounds — December 10, 2021, The Hip/Spine Relationship … for The Spine Surgeon, Presented at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery, Plano TX

Mayfield Skull Clamp Application Technique—Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Land, C., Bowden, B., Callaway, L., Henderson, A., & DeVine, J. (2021). Skull clamp application: a safe, team-based approach and literature review. Techniques in Orthopaedics.

Augusta University Department of Orthopedics Grand Rounds Robotic Spine Surgery, Presented Nov 4, 2020 at Augusta University Medical Center Main Campus BC Auditorium

Intradural Extramedullary Metastasis Review—Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University     Land, C. F., Bowden, B. D., Morpeth, B. G., & DeVine, J. G. (2019). Intradural extramedullary metastasis: a review of literature and case report. Spinal cord series and cases, 5(1), 1-6.

Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures—Drexel University College of Medicine Kavuri, V., Bowden, B., Kumar, N., & Cerynik, D. (2018). Complications associated with locking plate of proximal humerus fractures. Indian journal of orthopaedics, 52, 108-116.

Georgia Orthopaedic Society 74th Annual Meeting – Poster Presentation Sep 19-22 2019, Subsequent Publication Large Asymptomatic Pneumothorax Following Arthroscopic Assisted Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction after Ultrasound Guided Interscalene Block Bowden, B. D., Williams, W. A., Stumpo, L. A., Stephens, S. P., & DeCoons, R. M. (2020). Large asymptomatic pneumothorax following arthroscopic-assisted acromioclavicular joint reconstruction after ultrasound-guided interscalene block: a case report. JSES international, 4(3), 551.

Philadelphia Flyers Return to Play after Puck Injury– Thomas Jefferson University Hosp Jan 2015- June 2016 B.D. Bowden, A.C. Zoga, P.F. DeLuca, J.B. Roedl, J.M. McCrossin, S. Rutigliano, W. Morrison, Bone Bruise vs. Non-displaced Fracture at MRI: A Novel Grading System to Guide Reporting and Predict Return to Play. Presented at RSNA 101st Scientific Assembly & Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Nov 2015.

Drexel Humanities Scholars Program Grand Rounds September 2012 – October 2014 Manufacturing Better Healthcare, Presented Nov 19, 2014 at Drexel Queen Lane Campus Manufacturing Better Healthcare, Presented Oct 3, 2014 to Drexel Family Medicine Office in Manayunk, PA

My Team

  • Eric Marshall CRNP
  • Jordan Harris MA
  • Ebony Hudson MA
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