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McGowan, Brian MD


Bachelor of Bioengineering: Miami University
Doctor of Medicine: Indiana University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Wisconsin
Hip and Knee Replacement Fellowship: West Virginia University


Meet Dr. Brian McGowan, your dedicated partner in joint replacement care. As a fellowship-trained arthroplasty surgeon, Dr. McGowan specializes in primary and revision hip and knee replacements, offering guidance and personalized treatment plans to each patient.

Dr. McGowan earned his undergraduate degree from Miami University, graduating summa cum laude in Bioengineering. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine where he graduated at the top of his class with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. Dr. McGowan completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Wisconsin, where he was recognized by his peers with the “Golden Mallet Award” for embodying the ideals of an educator, leader, and team member. Building on this foundation, Dr. McGowan pursued advanced training through a fellowship at West Virginia University, specializing in primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery. During this fellowship, he acquired specialized training in robotically assisted direct anterior total hip replacement.

At the core of Dr. McGowan’s practice is a commitment to individualized patient care and developing meaningful patient relationships. He approaches each case with empathy and compassion, treating his patients as he would want his family members to be treated. Dr. McGowan prioritizes open communication and collaborative decision-making, empowering his patients to be active participants in their healthcare journey.

“My goal is to gain your trust and ensure that you will receive the highest standard of care, tailored to your unique needs and preferences. It is rewarding to see patients regain their mobility and quality of life after joint replacement, and I am humbled to be able to help patients do just that. From diagnosis to recovery, our team will advocate for you every step of the way, ensuring that you receive the personalized attention and support you deserve.”

List of Specialized Procedures:

  • Robotic assisted direct anterior total hip arthroplasty
  • Minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty (anterior and posterior approaches)
  • Robotic assisted total and partial knee arthroplasty
  • Complex primary total hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Revision total hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Management of infected total hip and knee arthroplasties
  • Total hip and knee arthroplasty for acute fracture management
  • Outpatient (return home same day of surgery) total joint replacement