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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 73

10 Congress St Ste 340
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Dr. Bowns' Experience

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Dr. Bowns' Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Huntington Memorial Hospital
100 W California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Pasadena Eye Medical Group
Pasadena Eye Medical Group
10 Congress St Ste 340
Pasadena, CA 91105
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    Dr. Bowns' Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyeglasses
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Surgical Procedures
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    • Astigmatism
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Blurred Vision
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
    • Chalazion
    • Chemical Burn - Eyes
    • Chronic Eye Diseases
    • Congenital Glaucoma
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Glaucoma
    • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Hyphema
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Degeneration
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    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Strabismus
    • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Vision Disorders
    • Vision Impairment
    • Vision Loss
    • Visual Disturbance
    • Visual Dysfunction
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Visual Field Loss
    • Visual Migraine
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    Background Check for Dr. Bowns

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    La Co Usc Med Center
    Complete in 1977
    UCLA Med Center
    Complete in 1972

    Fellowship Hospital

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Complete in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bowns & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Bowns' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowns to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Bowns' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Bowns

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Bowns accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Delta Health System
    • Health Net
    • LACare
    • Medicare
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • Tufts Health Plan
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    Office Locations

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    Pasadena Eye Medical Group
    10 Congress St Ste 340
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 796-5325 (Office)
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