Dr. Kerri L. T. Bowman, DVM, Diplomate, ACVS
Dr. Bowman grew up in Kansas and received her associate degree in Veterinary Technology from Maple Woods Community College in Gladstone, Mo. After working as a Registered Veterinary Technician, Dr. Bowman moved on to Kansas State University, where she earned a bachelor’s in Agriculture and her degree in veterinary medicine. Following graduation, Dr. Bowman participated in a one-year small-animal medical and surgical internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. She then entered a three-year surgical residency at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Following her residency, Dr. Bowman accepted a position as an Associate Professor of Small Animal Surgery at Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine. She was in private referral practice in Charlotte, N.C., for four years when she and her husband, Dr. Daye, moved to Ohio and became partners with Dr. Padgett in Veterinary Surgery Services of Northeast Ohio (now Ohio Veterinary Surgery and Neurology, LLC).
During her education, Dr. Bowman received extensive training in neurological, orthopedic and general (soft-tissue) surgery. She is certified to perform PennHIP evaluations. Her research includes wound healing, reconstructive surgery and congenital anomalies. Since becoming a member of Ohio Veterinary Surgery and Neurology, Dr. Bowman has concentrated on soft-tissue surgery and taken advanced training to develop a minimally invasive surgery (thoracoscopy and laparoscopy) program at Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital. She is an active member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, the Veterinary Endoscopy Society and the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management.