John L. Flowers, MD, is the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at GBMC. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Hahnemann University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Maryland and was the first ever Fellow in Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy there. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of several specialty societies.
After completing surgical training, Dr. Flowers remained on the faculty at the University of Maryland for 13 years, where he directed the nationally recognized Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Fellowship and established one of the first minimally invasive surgery centers in the United States. His practice interests include complex gastrointestinal surgery, advanced laparoscopic procedures, and abdominal wall reconstruction.