Kristen Bowman, APRN

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Kristen Bowman, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Kristen Bowman CV

Kristen is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Nevada Reno in 2008, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She became a Family Nurse Practitioner and achieved her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2012.

Kristen has worked as a Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner in Northern Nevada and Northern California for the past nine years. After graduation from UNLV, she worked at various medical facilities as an oncology or hematology Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Oncology Nursing Society.

A Reno native, Kristen is an outdoor lover who enjoys skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and relaxing by beautiful Lake Tahoe and the Truckee River. When she’s not enjoying the outdoors, she loves to snuggle with her shih tzu, Lola, spend time with her friends and family and travel the world.

She is very excited to help patients find the cause of their pain and help relieve their pain.

Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists is recognized as an industry leader in pain management. We have a state-of-the-art facility in Reno, Nevada, that allows for us to offer the highest possible level of quality care of our patients.

We are committed to providing a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary approach for each individual’s pain complaints to provide the most appropriate care. Our approach includes analysis of biomechanics, joint motion, as well as skeletal, nerve and muscle tissues. Every individual is evaluated for the root cause of their pain – not just a “quick fix” approach to only provide symptomatic relief.

Your pain will be evaluated with latest diagnostic tools and technologies used by the professionals at Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists to make accurate assessments including: EMG/Nerve testing, MRIs, x-rays, bone scans, and diagnostic pain injections.


Over 90% of our facet joint injection patients report improvement in their condition. Over 75% said their condition improved by more than 50%

Over 83% of our epidural patients report improvement in their condition. Over 75% said their condition improved by more than 50%

Overall, 83% of our patients report a better quality of life, 60% report less pain, and 62% report improvement in their function

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