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Larry S. Bowman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

4.9 out of 5 stars
(Based on 190 Ratings)

Education & Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Areas
Areas of Focus
Orthopedic Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Medical School
Medical University of South Carolina
Orthopaedic Surgery at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Board Certifications
Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

About Larry S. Bowman, MD

Dr. Bowman specializes in Sports Medicine, having served at Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for Clemson University athletics since 1988 and caring for other upstate athletes at levels. His areas of expertise include Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle; ACL reconstruction; and treatment of all sports related injuries. After graduating from West Virginia University, he received a Masters in Bioengineering from Clemson University, and then graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina. After his medical training, he served two years at Fort Lewis Washington as a Flight surgeon for the 9th Infantry. Dr. Bowman served his residency at Penn State Medical Center where he was mentored by Dr. Alex Kalenak, Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for Penn State University. Dr. Bowman returned to the Upstate in 1981, establishing Blue Ridge Orthopaedics in 1982. Blue Ridge Orthopaedics has since grown to include 20 Orthopaedic Surgeons and Primary Care Sports Medicine physicians who enjoy serving the community. He is an adjunct professor in Bioengineering at Clemson as well as Orthopaedic Director and Professor of MUSC AHEC Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. He has served on several committees for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North American, and the NCAA Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspect of Sports. He continues to serve on the Medical Aspect of Sports committee for the SC Medical Association; as President of the ACC Team Physician Society; and as a founding Board member for PlaySafe, a non-profit organization supplying 125 Certified Athletic Trainers to over 100,000 student athletes for 78 middle and high schools in 3 states. When not on the sidelines, he enjoys fishing and family time with his wife Mary, his children and his grandchildren.

Office Locations

Blue Ridge Orthopaedics
10630 Clemson Blvd., Suite 100, Seneca, SC 29678

Patient Ratings and Comments


4.9 out of 5 stars (Based on 190 Ratings)

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Provider Rating: 4.9
Show respect for what you say: 5
Spend enough time with you: 4.9
Give easy to understand instruction: 5
Know important info medical history: 4.8
Provider explains in way you understand: 5
Provider listen carefully to you: 4.9

Patient Comments

Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Dr Bowman, and the Blue Ridge Clinic, provided excellent on site care and follow up. I have recommended Dr Bowman to a good friend and he is equally satisfied with the treatment and overall care. 1st Class! - Prisma Health Patient on 3/18/2019
Overall Satisfaction: 5 of 5

Excellent bed side manner - Prisma Health Patient on 3/1/2019
Overall Satisfaction: 5 of 5

good - Prisma Health Patient on 2/26/2019
Overall Satisfaction: 4.79 of 5

Excellent office that works very efficiently together - Prisma Health Patient on 2/18/2019
Overall Satisfaction: 5 of 5

We got in quickly and everyone was fantastic. Dr. Bowman was super in taking care of our son. - Prisma Health Patient on 2/12/2019
Overall Satisfaction: 5 of 5

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