Dr. William J. Cowden, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 36

14228 Midway Rd
Dallas, TX 75244
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Dr. Cowden's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Rockford Memorial Hospital
2400 North Rockton Avenue
Rockford, IL 61103
SwedishAmerican Hospital
1401 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61104

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14228 Midway Rd
Dallas, TX 75244
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    Dr. Cowden's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Cowden's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2010
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Vagotomy
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Rib Fracture
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Cowden

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Graduated in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    Michigan State University
    Complete in 2009

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
    Graduated in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cowden & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Cowden's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Rockford Memorial Hospital

    • SwedishAmerican Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cowden

     

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    Under 10 minutes
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    Office Locations

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    14228 Midway Rd
    Dallas, TX 75244
    (972) 701-8951 (Office)
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