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Bowers, Warner F., A.B., B.S., M.S., M.D., Ph. D., F.A.C.S., 1906-1994: Home

Portrait of Warner F. Bowers, A.B., B.S., M.S., M.D., Ph. D., F.A.C.S., 1906-1994

Portrait of Warner Bowers, F., A.B., B.S., M.S., M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.

Source: Chironian, Vol. 26 No. 1, 1965

Bowers in the Archives

Brief Biographical Sketch

Birth: February 2, 1906, Jeffersonville, IN
Death: May 15, 1994, Huntington, NY


NYMC History: 

  • Director, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1963 – 1966¹, ² 
  • Professor of Clinical Surgery, 1962 – 1966¹ 
  • Attending Surgeon, Flower and Fifth Avenue Hospitals; Visiting Surgeon, Metropolitan Hospital, Bird S. Coler Hospital¹ 


Additional Biographical Information:

  • Awarded Wellcome Medal, Prize, and Honorarium by Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S. for advances in military medicine, 1955² 
  • Chief Surgical Consultant and Coordinator of Professional Consultant Activities, Office of the Surgeon General, 1948-1952² 
  • At his retirement from the Army was Chief of the Department of Surgery, Tripler U.S. Army Hospital, Hawaii, n.d.²



  • Founder-Member, Central Surgical Association²
  • Founder-Member, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract²
  • Life Member, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States²



  1. NYMC Annual Announcements
  2. Chironian, (25)2, 1963

Selected Works by Warner F. Bowers