Thomas C. Bower, M.D.

  1. Chair, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Complex open aortic reconstructions
  • Mesenteric and renal artery disease
  • Thoracoabdominal, paravisceral, pararenal and infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Treatment of infected aortic grafts
  • Treatment of unusual arteriopathies such as Takayasu arteritis
  1. 1989
    Fellow - Vascular SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1987
    Resident - General SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1982
    MDBaylor College of Medicine
  4. 1978
    BS - ChemistryUniversity of South Dakota

Certifications

  1. General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery
  2. Vascular SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and Honors

  1. 2016
    Qualified AffiliateUnited Health Council
  2. 2016
    Recognized by America's Most HonoredAmerica's Most Honored Professionals 2016 - Top 5%
  3. 2016
    RecognitionCastle Connolly Top Doctors
  4. 2015
    Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the field of Vascular SurgeryCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  5. 2013
    Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the field of Vascular SurgeryCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  6. 2013
    2013 Central High School Hall of FameCentral High School
  7. 2012
    2012 Teacher of the Year in Vascular SurgeryMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. 2012
    Teacher of the Year Hall of FameMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
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Professional Memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    RepresentativeBoard of Directors, Society for Vascular Surgery
  2. 2016 - present
    Executive Committee MemberSociety for Vascular Surgery
  3. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Fellowship, Clinical Competency Committee
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Residency, Clinical Competency Committee
  5. 2015 - 2016
    PresidentSociety for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  6. 2014 - 2015
    ChairMayo Clinic Rochester, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Fellowship, Clinical Competency Committee
  7. 2014 - 2015
    ChairMayo Clinic Rochester, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Residency, Clinical Competency Committee
  8. 2014 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Fellowship, Program Evaluation Committee
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Publications

Research Activities

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