Shane McGowan, MD
Shane McGowan, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery. Dr. McGowan and the TPMG spine team focus on the treatment and management of both surgical and non-surgical conditions of the spine. Dr. McGowan joins TPMG Orthopedics in Newport News and Williamsburg in September 2019.
Dr. McGowan specializes in surgery of the spine and treatment of common conditions of the spine including cervical spine stenosis, lumbar stenosis, thoracic/lumbar spondylolisthesis, spinal tumors, metastatic tumors, adult and pediatric spinal deformity, neck and back pain, radiculopathy, myelopathy and flat back syndrome. In his surgical practice, Dr. McGowan utilizes various techniques including open and minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, decompression, and spinal fusion, among others. His special interests are the correction of abnormal spinal deformities and treating arm and leg pain/numbness resulting from compression of the spinal cord.
When possible, Dr. McGowan prefers to avoid surgery and provide treatment and care through a team based approach; collaborating with his orthopedic partners and physical therapists to return patients to health and function. In the event surgery is the best course of treatment, Dr. McGowan seeks to reduce surgical pain and improve recovery time.
Dr. McGowan is a member of the North American Spine Society, AOSpine, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and was recognized as a “Top Doctor” in orthopedics for the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania in 2018.
Dr. McGowan is also a three-time recipient of the Hero Award from St. Luke’s University Health Network for outstanding contribution to life-saving treatment in severe trauma cases.
TPMG Orthopedics looks forward to welcoming Dr. McGowan to their team of orthopedic specialists in September 2019.
Stony Brook University
St. Luke's University Health Network
Places of Care
- Hospital Affiliations
TPMG Orthopedics, Spine and Sports Medicine-GloucesterSentara Gloucester Medical Arts5659 Parkway Drive, Suite 200Gloucester, VA 23061TPMG Orthopedics, Spine and Sports MedicineTidewater Medical Center860 Omni Blvd., Suite 113Newport News, VA 23606TPMG Orthopedics, Spine and Sports Medicine- WilliamsburgTidewater Medical Center at New Town5424 Discovery Park Blvd., Bldg. B, Suite 105Williamsburg, VA 23188