Dr. Richard Lee Stowell, MD

Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeon

About Dr. Stowell

Dr. Stowell is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow conditions, with procedures including arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery. While minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopic procedures, and joint reconstruction are areas of interest, he also has an extensive practice in trauma and fracture management, as well as general orthopedic procedures.

After attending medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University, Dr. Stowell continued his training by completing both an internship and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. After graduation, Dr. Stowell completed a highly competitive and sought-after fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery.

Over the course of his career, he has contributed to many writings and articles and has worked extensively on product development. He has multiple patented orthopedic instruments as well as technique developments for new procedures that he has pioneered. Dr. Stowell has also received multiple awards and recognitions and served as an advanced technique instructor.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four boys, hunting and being on the lake.

In addition to English, Dr. Stowell speaks both Spanish and Papiamento.

Dr. Richard Lee Stowell, Orthopedic Surgeon, MD


Dr. Stowell is your shoulder and elbow specialist. He is fellowship-trained, which is a weighty credential because only the best candidates are selected to become fellows. Not only that, but Dr. Stowell was selected for his fellowship at the prestigious CORE Institute, requiring extra education and training and participating in hundreds of specialized surgeries of the shoulder and elbow to receive his credentials. A brief list of Dr. Stowell’s expertise in shoulder and elbow conditions is detailed below. To consult with Dr. Stowell, please call our office at (208) 457-4211 and visit Dr. Stowell’s website to learn more about him and his expertise.