The Skin Cancer Experts

We are Tampa Bay’s Premier Center for Skin Cancer Treatment. We Specialize in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

“The staff was courteous and friendly . . . made me feel very comfortable”

Caroll S. – 10/18/17

The Skin Cancer Experts

We are Tampa Bay’s Premier Center for Skin Cancer Treatment. We Specialize in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

“From start to finish I felt very comfortable and well cared for.”

James S. – 12/6/17

The Skin Cancer Experts

We are Tampa Bay’s Premier Center for Skin Cancer Treatment. We Specialize in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

“There are no words to describe how great this place is.”

Robert B. – 11/8/17

The Skin Cancer Experts

We are Tampa Bay’s Premier Center for Skin Cancer Treatment. We Specialize in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

“Fantastic experience.”

Gladys K. – 2/1/18

The Skin Cancer Experts

We are Tampa Bay’s Premier Center for Skin Cancer Treatment. We Specialize in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

“I have never had a better experience with any other facility or doctor in my life.”

Angela C. – 2/1/18

The Skin Cancer Experts

We are Tampa Bay’s Premier Center for Skin Cancer Treatment. We Specialize in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

“From entering until leaving I was treated with the highest regard… a beautiful and comforting office environment.”

Marie W. – 1/31/18

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Welcome

Rather than do a little bit of everything, we focus on one thing – skin cancer. Its prevention, detection, and treatment. As is central to our mission statement and core values, our goal is to provide expert treatment of your skin cancer in a professional and relaxed environment and work hard to earn your confidence. Whether you have a basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, or other malignancy, you can feel confident. Treating skin cancer is what we do all day, every day.

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Meticulous screening skin examinations

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Non-surgical treatments for pre-cancers and sun damage

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Biopsy of suspicious lesions

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Excision of benign and malignant lesions

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Surgical Reconstruction

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Expert evaluation and treatment of skin cancer

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Mohs micrographic surgery

Meet Paul Bowman, MD

Paul Bowman, MD is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon. He has lectured at regional, national, and international dermatology and dermatologic surgery conferences about the treatment of skin cancer and surgical reconstruction and has numerous publications. Considered Tampa Bay’s leader in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Dr. Bowman is committed to delivering the highest quality care and treatment to each of his patients.

Meet Avni Koschmeder, PA

Avni Koschmeder, PA is a Certified Physician Assistant and has been with The Bowman Institute since 2008. Through meticulous total body skin examinations, she has become an expert at identifying clinically atypical lesions and catching skin cancers early. She employs several effective techniques for treating sun damaged skin, precancerous lesions, and skin cancer.

Why Choose The Bowman Institute?

Our mission is to deliver the finest medical care and build a center of excellence for patients. We believe this requires well-trained staff, meticulous attention to detail, a spirit of compassion, and lots of hard work. In our patient-centered practice, you are the focus. Treating patients with respect and providing excellent customer service is essential to us. We are here to make a difference.

Our expertly trained medical team specializes in the evaluation and treatment of suspicious lesions, pre-cancerous lesions, and skin cancers, including large and complicated tumors. We specialize in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

The Mohs Surgery Difference

A brief word about Mohs Micrographic Surgery . . .

As a fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon, Dr. Bowman is committed to spreading accurate information about this revolutionary technique. While it is not needed to treat most skin cancers and is not the only thing we do, it is often the reason that patients seek us out after other treatments have failed. When Dr. Bowman began the practice in 2004, there was only one other fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon in the Tampa Bay area. Many practices now offer this procedure, since it has become the gold standard in treating certain skin cancers. However, the high cure rates that are possible with Mohs surgery depend entirely on how a surgeon performs the procedure.

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Multispecialty collaboration

Collaboration with specialists in other fields can improve outcomes for patients with skin cancer, and it can be personally and professionally rewarding for the dermatologist, according to Paul H. Bowman, M.D. Speaking at the annual meeting of the American...

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The Bowman Institute is pleased to provide the communities surrounding Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Brandon, Land O' Lakes, Lutz and Lakeland with the most advanced skin cancer treatments including Mohs surgery.