Robert Bowers, DO, PhD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Emory University School of Medicine

Office: Emory Orthopaedics, Sports & Spine-Conyers

Phone: 404-778-3350

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1567 Milstead Rd, NE

Conyers, GA 30012


  • Medical School, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Suwannee, GA
  • Residency, Emory University School of Medcine, Atlanta, Ga
  • Fellowship, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Doctorate, Kinesiology/ Exercise Physiology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL


Dr. Bowers grew up in Atlanta, GA and attended Woodward Academy. After high school, he went to Furman University in Greenville, SC where he played Division I baseball and majored in Health and Exercise Science. Dr. Bowers then moved on to graduate school at Auburn University in Auburn, AL where he earned a Masters of Education in Exercise Science and a PhD in Kinesiology. After graduate school, he earned his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia Campus.

He then completed post-graduate residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University School of Medicine and subsequently completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Emory as well. His specific clinical interests are sports related musculoskeletal injuries, the utilization of ultrasound for the diagnosis of injuries and the precise guidance of procedures, the use of biologics for the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, baseball medicine and throwing athletes, and concussions. He currently lives in the Brookhaven area with his wife Hayley and two kids Anna and Kai. 

Honors and Awards

  • Academic Chief Resident, Emory Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program (2016-2017)
  • Contributiing Editor, Rehab in Revew (2014-2015)
  • Physcial Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Prgram GME Representative (2014-2015)
  • Excellence in Specialty Care Award, GA-PCOM Graduation Banquet (2013)
  • Student Government Association Representative, GA-PCOM (2009-2011)
  • GA-PCOM Teaching and Methods committee (2009-2011)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Auburn University (2006-2009)

Organization Memberships

  • Sigma Sigma Phi osteopathic medicine honor society, Member, Ga-PCOM chapter (inducted 2010)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society, Member, Aubrn University Chapter (2007-2009)
  • Golden Key Academic Honor Society, Member, Auburn University Chapter (2007-2009)