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Frank W. Bowen

Frank  W. Bowen, MD, MMM


Dr. Frank Bowen serves as Principal for the Physician Search and Consultation Services of Bowen & Briggs. He has a broad clinical and management background in both children’s and perinatal centers. He served in several administrative and clinical capacities that included research, education and operations. He is currently the Executive Medical Director at Volunteers in Medicine, Hilton Head, SC. The Clinic serves over 12,000 patients, with about 31,000 patient visits. He supervises over 100 physicians in 22 medical specialties. The clinic serves as a major teaching site for the Medical College of South Carolina. He serves as a consultant for medical practices locally, and as a board member for the South Carolina Free Clinic Association. As a consultant for Bowen and Briggs, Frank serves client in the following capacity:

  • physician search services
  • team building and physician leadership training
  • healthcare integration across the continuum
  • disease management/program development
  • community outreach services
  • Dr. Bowen has served as Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs for a national disease management company, where  he developed clinical management guidelines, risk adjusted patient classification systems, objective discharge assignment criteria and utilization management protocols. He developed computerized, statistically valid systems for measuring practice patterns, clinical outcomes and best practices. While Director of Neonatology at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, he published  and lectured  nationally.  His faculty appointments included Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; and The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. Dr. Bowen holds a Master’s in Medical Management from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, and is active in several professional organizations.