David M. Bowman, MD

David M. Bowman, MD

Dr. Bowman specializes in ophthalmology. He is board certified by The American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Bowman, MD offers these procedures:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Dry eye/tear solutions
  • Iridotomy
  • Removal of cyst/pimple on or in eyelid
  • Removal of growth on conjunctiva


Dr. Bowman is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the Virginia Society of Ophthalmology, The Richmond Academy of Medicine, and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, among others. In addition, Dr. Bowman has served as a managing partner of Richmond Eye Associates.


Dr. Bowman's mission is to provide his patients with professional, state-of-the-art medical and surgical care for the eyes. He specializes in small incision cataract extraction with lens implant, glaucoma, laser surgery, macular degeneration, and the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic diseases of the eye. Dr. Bowman and his partners perform routine comprehensive examinations, as well as those for the management of ocular disease. Whether performing routine eye examinations for glasses or contact lenses, or complex new procedures for the treatment of disease, Dr. Bowman strives to maximize and preserve the patient’s vision.


Dr. Bowman is a graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia, where he was an Echols Scholar. He received his M.D. from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed an internship in internal medicine and residency in ophthalmology at the Medical College of Virginia, where he served as chief resident, and he is board-certified in ophthalmology.


Dr. Bowman lives in Richmond with his wife and children. In his spare time, he enjoys photography and golf. He has a particular interest in exploring innovative photographic techniques, including kite and other remote vehicle aerial photography and time-lapse imagery. He is also an amateur graphic designer, with experience in numerous computer-assisted artistic endeavors. Dr. Bowman is active in University of Virginia alumni activities, and is a former board member of the University of Virginia Richmond Club.


Entire experience was encouraging. Facility was very clean, support staff very kind and helpful. Dr. Bowman made me feel that I was in good hands and trusted his treatment. Everything was on schedule and very professional. Gwen B. Mar 2021
Great staff, personable and professional. Dr. Bowman is wonderful. Jo Ann C. Oct 2020
Check in process went smoothly. Courteous personnel doing the check in. The entire medical staff was outstanding. All introduced themselves. All went out of their way to make me comfortable before my procedure. Thanks to Dr. Bowman for an excellent job based on the result. Many thanks to all! Larry S. Jun 2020
I was very impressed with all of the staff, Dr. Bowman and the facility. They were all exceptional. Gloria B. Jan 2019
Everyone was outstanding. Everyone at Stony Point Surgery Center was friendly, professional, and made me feel very comfortable during my procedure. Thanks to all. I would like to recognize Pam and also all of Dr. Bowman's nurses were outstanding. Jan 2018
From the moment I walked into the Surgery Center, the care and concerns were as warm as the heated blanket used during the procedure. Dr. Bowman is the best at what he does. Ira C. Jun 2015
I could not fill out the paperwork online, I called and the staff told me not to worry, it would be done and it was. I wish Dr. Bowman could do surgery near me (West End). He is such a good surgeon. Karen O. Apr 2015
I am very satisfied with my surgery, especially Dr. Bowman - he is a great surgeon. That's why I convinced my husband to have surgery! Also, I recommended to other people. Thanks for all you do. Emily C. Nov 2014


2019 MEDRVA Patient Choice Award

2019 MEDRVA Patient Choice Award

2020 MEDRVA Patient Choice Award

2020 MEDRVA Patient Choice Award


Richmond Eye Associates, P.C.
10800 Midlothian Turnpike
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Richmond Eye Associates, P.C.
4600 Cox Road
Markel Plaza
Glen Allen
Phone: (804) 270-0330