The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“Excellent care, excellent staff. Dr. Bowman is a wonderful surgeon. I would not choose any other surgeon for the Mohs procedure.”

Marge K. – 10/25/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“Absolutely the best doctor and staff that I have ever been to.”

Kim A. – 10/9/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“The staff and doctor are PHENOMENAL and made me feel at home!”

Eugene G. – 10/4/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“The epitome of excellence at its finest.”

Jerry H. – 9/9/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“I was highly impressed with the friendliness and professionalism of all of the associates… It is nice to deal with a medical group that cares about the individual…”

Jeffrey F. – 9/8/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“6/20/19 The staff and Dr. Bowman are exceptional at what they do…treat you like gold.”

Connie C. – 6/20/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“If you want surgery done the right way, The Bowman Institute is the place to go.”

Eugene L. – 4/11/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“Professional, considerate, friendly and makes the patient feel at ease and calm. My first choice for all of my dermatologic services…Superior results.”

Ronald M. – 3/29/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“I have had procedures done on my cancers for each of the last 15 or so years at The Bowman Institute and I will never be treated by anyone else but this group.”

Walter B. – 3/8/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“I had previously been at a practice where no one cared who you were or what happened to you. What a difference!”

Kathleen P. – 2/6/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“I cannot imagine how I could have been treated better.”

Ruth S. – 2/6/19

The Skin Cancer Experts

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

“Their office environment is refreshingly beautiful, calm and relaxing. My experience was more “spa-like” than a medical procedure. … unrivaled in professionalism, expertise and kindness.”

Elizabeth L. – 12/10/18

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.

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

Robert B. – 11/8/17

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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.

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.

Patient Testimonials

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Types of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. With ultraviolet radiation from the sun as the top cause of skin cancer, many people develop skin cancer over the course of their lives. There are many different types of skin cancer. Understanding the skin cancer...

Is Your Sunscreen Actually Protecting Your Skin?

Sunscreen has long been used for protection against the sun’s harmful rays. The sun can damage your skin, heightening the risk of skin cancer and premature skin aging. However, rumors about sunscreen, namely regarding its safety and effectiveness, always seem to be...

Can Laser Treatment Cause Skin Cancer?

In recent years, laser energy has become a popular treatment method for various concerns. But whether used in medical or cosmetic procedures, patients often wonder whether receiving laser treatment will increase their risk of skin cancer.  Cosmetic Laser Treatments...

Does Skin Cancer Affect Every Race?

It’s true that the risk of developing skin cancer is higher among fairer skinned people than among people of color. However, this doesn’t mean that people of color can’t get skin cancer.  “People of color” encompasses people of Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,...

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St. Petersburg with the most advanced skin cancer treatments including Mohs surgery.