Dr. Richard L. Owens received his medical training at the Indiana University School of Medicine, completing his Doctor of Medicine in 1974.
He interned in Ambulatory Care in the Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at the Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, New York in 1975.
He was a resident in General Surgery at Saint Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1976. He trained in vascular and plastic surgery.
Dr. Owens became board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in 1984 and recertified in 1993.
In 2008, Dr. Owens was certified by the American Board of Phlebology, the largest professional society for vein care.