Casey Bowen grew up in Omaha, NE and attended Millard West High School where he was a two-time swimming state champion. He then swam for four years at the US Air Force Academy and graduated with a B.S. in Biology as the top student in biomechanics. He then attended medical school at the Nebraska Medical Center and graduated in 2008.
After an internship in Internal Medicine at LSU-Shreveport, he served a three years tour as flight surgeon at Little Rock Air Force Base. There he was imbedded with a C-130 flying squadron and deployed twice to Iraq.
He completed his Dermatology Residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He stayed on as faculty for two more years before accepting the position of Chief of Dermatology at Offutt AFB in 2017. He has remained active in the academic community with more than a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles and National presentations. He has been the presenter twice at UNMC Grand Rounds.
He and his wife, Dr. Rebecca Bowen, an Otolaryngologist at ENT Specialties P.C., have three young daughters whom they keep well lathered in sunscreen. Dr. Bowen remains an avid triathlete and open water swimmer; he has completed multiple Ironman races and swam solo across the English Channel!
Dr. Bowen is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Contact Dermatitis Society, and the association of Military Dermatologists. Feel free to pick his brain on how to enjoy the great outdoors without getting too much sun! He sees all types of dermatology patients but particularly enjoys treating skin cancer, scars, and dermatitis.
Dr. Bowen’s publications have been cited by over 170 other authors, his seminal work on allergy to skin adhesives has been referenced in 16 separate journal articles. His work on Atopic Dermatitis earned him the 2020 Association of Military Dermatologist’s top research award.