Bowen Trystianson grew up just outside of Great Falls city limits. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2015 from Montana State University. As an RN he worked primarily in primary care and public health. He returned to MSU and completed his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2022. Bowen completed the majority of his training in rural medical facilities in Montana. This gave him a diverse range of experience from acute care to long term care. His training included 100 hours of clinical training under Dr. Lai. This was when he developed a passion for Rheumatology. He is excited to be a part of the incredible team at the Montana Arthritis Center and help clients achieve their best quality of life. When he is not at work Bowen enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. They love to travel and explore Montana.
Bowen has completed training courses from the American College of Rheumatology. His interests are in managing various inflammatory joint diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, crystalline induced arthritis, various connective tissue diseases such as lupus, scleroderma, and sjogren’s syndrome, as well as other rheumatological conditions including vasculitis, myositis, and sarcoidosis.