Dr. Bowen and the clinical staff at Carolina Footcare maintain the highest level of accreditation and ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in general medicine and Podiatric medicine and surgery. The following will give you a brief introduction.
Dr. Bowen is a native of North Carolina. After serving eight years in the U.S. Army, he returned home to begin his medical education. Dr. Bowen received his undergraduate degree in Zoology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, CA. He then completed his surgical residency at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Johnson City, TN, after which he completed a Podiatric Fellowship in Eden, NC. Following his post graduate training, Dr. Bowen returned to the Sandhills and joined the practice of Dr. Kent Van Belois in 1992. In 1995 he established Carolina Footcare. The pracitice moved to it's current Owen Drive location in 2003.
Dr. Bowen is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a Fellow in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is a member of the North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society, and the American Podiatric Medical Association. He is on staff at Cape Fear Vallery Medical Center, and the Fayetteville Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Kelly is from Clinton, NC. She began working in healthcare in 1999. She has an Associates Degree in Nursing, is a Certified Phlebotomy Technician, CPR certified, and a certified Podiatry radiology technician. Her clinical experience includes medical-surgical, telemetry, Neurology, and Internal Medicine. She joined Carolina Footcare in 2017.
Wendy is a Fayetteville native. She is a 1992 graduate of the Delaware Total Nail Academy, where she eventually served as the Acadamy’s general manager. She returned to Fayetteville and continued in footcare, joining the practice in 2009 as our Footcare Technician. She provides routine and diabetic footcare, with 27 years of experience. She has been licensed in North Carolina since 1997, and maintains yearly continuing education. She is CPR certified, and is a certified Podiatric Radiation Technician.
Sharon has 40 years of healthcare experience. She has worked in Podiatry for 20 years, and came to the front office of Carolina Footcare in 2014. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and is certified in both CPR and as a Podiatric Radiation Technician.
Sharon has over 40 years experience in medical offices and the healthcare field. She has been with Carolina Footcare since 2012. She is certified by the American Association of Medical Assistants(AAMA) and the North Carolina State Society, and is a past recipient of the Assistant of the Year (1985, 1988, 1990, and 2006). She has experience in all aspects of medical office practices, in various specialties.
Marie has worked in healthcare for over 30 years as a dental hygienist. She has a number of years experience in Podiatry, being Dr. Bowen’s wife. She officially joined Carolina Footcare as the Office Manager in 2012. She is CPR certified and a certified Podiatric Radiation Technician.
Michael is from Lumberton, NC. He has been in Podiatry for 21 years. After serving in the US Army, he began his podiatric education as an assistant, working 11 years in Atlanta, GA. After relocating to Fayetteville, he joined Cape Fear Podiatry where he worked for the next 7 years. Michael joined our practice in Spring, 2018. He is CPR qualified and is a certified podiatric radiology technician.
Patricia is from Sanford NC. She is a graduate of Central Carolina College, with an Associate's Degree in Medical Office Administration. She began working in the medical field in 2006 as a receptionist and insurance billing clerk. Patricia joined Carolina Footcare in May 2019.