"One minute I'm publishing this book on how long-term potentiation initiates the creation of a slow-moving protein synthesis, and the next, there's an agent trying to make me the next Dr. Oz."
—Carter Bowen[src]

Dr. Carter Bowen is a renowned neurosurgeon, grand master in chess and an acclaimed author.


Early life

He went to high school with Oliver Queen, Laurel Lance, and Tommy Merlyn. He was a national chess champion and captained the debate team. He graduated from Harvard University. He is the son of Janice Bowen. Both Oliver and his sister, Thea feel a bit of resentment towards him, due to their mother's open admiration of Carter, and manner of holding him up as an example.[1]



Season 1


  1. "Legacies"