|Died||23 July 1915 (aged 68)|
After studying medicine at St Mary's Hospital, London, Owen was appointed Resident Medical Officer and Demonstrator of Anatomy at St Mary's in 1868 and Lecturer of Anatomy in 1876. He was made M.R.C.S. in 1868 and F.R.C.S. in 1876. He also studied medicine in Paris and was made Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur. For many years he was a surgeon at both St Mary's Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street.
- 1887 — President of the Harveian Society 
- 1898 — President of the Medical Society of London
- 7 March 1900 - Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusulem
- 1903 — Cross of the Legion of Honor
- 1906 — Bradshaw Lecture to Royal College of Surgeons
- 1911 — Hunterian Oration to Royal College of Surgeons
Owen was married in 1882 and his wife died in 1906. Upon his own death in 1915 he was survived by four daughters.
- The surgical diseases of children. 1885.
- A manual of surgery for senior students. 1890.
- Cleft-palate and hare-lip. 1904.
- Appendicitis: a plea for immediate operation. 1914.
- "Owen, Edmund". Who's Who: 1599. 1914.
- "Obituary. Edmund Owen". British Medical Journal. 2 (2848): 200–203. 31 July 1915.
- "Owen, Edmund Blackett (1847 - 1915) – Biographical entry – Plarr's Lives of the Fellows Online]". Royal College of Surgeons. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
- "No. 27172". The London Gazette. 9 March 1900. p. 1628.
- Works written by or about Edmund Blackett Owen at Wikisource
- Edmund Owen, Innes Smith Medical Portrait, Digital Special Collections