Our Providers

Dr. Chris Bowlin

Christopher Bowlin, DPM

Wound Care Specialist
Foot & Ankle Repair and Reconstruction

Dr. Chris Bowlin has a thriving podiatry practice in Knoxville, TN. He completed his professional training at University of Louisville with a 3-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Certification. He specializes in limb salvage, deformity correction, and lower extremity wound care. His straightforward treatment philosophy is centered around comprehensive foot and ankle care and evidence-based medicine. He started SWCA-TN after recognizing a growing need for surgical wound care within his own podiatry practice. His goal is to make wound care more accessible, while also working collaboratively with patients’ care teams to expedite healing and prevent wound recurrences. He enjoys travelling and being active outdoors.

Dr. Bowlin’s certifications include:

  • ABPM Board Certified
Dr. Ryan Unger

Ryan Unger, MD, Medical Director

Wound Care Specialist

Dr. Ryan Unger is a busy family practice physician and wound care specialist in Knoxville, TN. He completed his professional training at American University of the Caribbean with a surgical internship at University of Maryland followed by an internship and residency in family medicine at UT Medical Center. During that time, he also trained at the UT wound care center where he has continued to work as a wound care physician. He is certified in wound care and hyperbaric oxygen. In addition to wound care, he remains heavily involved in general medicine with a focus on medical weight loss and primary care management of complex chronic diseases, especially diabetes and peripheral vascular disease. He enjoys spending time with his family and playing soccer.

Kim Gebhart

Kimberly Gebhart, PA-C, CWS

Wound Care Specialist

Kim is a certified physician assistant. She graduated from Elon University with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies and began her career in internal medicine before specializing in podiatric medicine with Dr. Bowlin. Through her care of podiatric patients, she developed a strong interest in wound care and limb salvage. This led her to pursue becoming a Certified Wound Specialist through the American Board of Wound Management. As an active individual herself, she is passionate about improving her patients’ quality of life and enjoys collaborating with other specialties. She enjoys teaching fitness classes, mountain biking with her husband, and hiking with her family.

Kim’s certifications include:

  • Certification by National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Certified Wound Specialist (CWS), ABWM