Dr Mark Bowyer

Dr Mark Bowyer

Washington DC, USA

Mark W. Bowyer, MD, FACS, DMCC, FRCS (Glasg)
COL (retired), USAF, MC
Ben Eiseman Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director of Simulation
Division of Trauma and Combat Surgery
The Department of Surgery at the
Uniformed Services University and
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland   USA

Trauma and Combat Surgeon, Dr. Mark Bowyer is the Ben Eiseman Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University (the military medical school) in Bethesda, MD. In this role, he is responsible for training current and future military doctors learning to care for those in harms way. As a faculty member of virtually every major trauma training course, Dr. Bowyer is an international force in trauma education, having taught trauma skills to thousands of students around the world over the last three decades. As one of the principle architects of the Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposures in Trauma course he has shepherded it’s promulgation to over 120 course sites in 15 countries over the last 8 years.  His active practice of trauma surgery at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC, one of the busiest trauma centers in the US, and experiences as “Trauma Czar” in Iraq, provide him with credible real life experiences that he enthusiastically brings to the classroom. Dr. Bowyer has an ongoing interest and involvement in developing and validating augmented and virtual reality, as well as trauma, laparoscopic, acute care surgical, and critical care based simulators; and is in great demand as a speaker worldwide.