Dr. Alpha Fowler, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 71

Dr. Fowler
Accepting new patients

VCU Medical Ctr Pulmonary Spec

1250 E Marshall St Richmond, VA 23298

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(804) 828-2161

Dr. Alpha Fowler, MD is a Pulmonologist in Richmond, VA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Fowler has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Georgia Regents U, Medical College medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fowler to book an appointment.

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Dr. Fowler is affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center Richmond, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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Experience and Background Checks

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Fowler

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Fowler treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Fowler treats other conditions, please contact the office at (804) 828-2161.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Fowler treats at a

very high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Fowler
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
Emphysema
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Fowler treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Fowler
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Sleep Apnea
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Check Dr. Fowler's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Fowler's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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(804) 828-2161

Dr. Fowler accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Fowler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fowler

5.0

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Alpha Fowler, MD is a Pulmonologist in Richmond, VA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Fowler has more experience with...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1982
U Colo Hlth Sci Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1976
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1975
Georgia Regents U, Medical College
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Alpha Fowler, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Alpha Fowler, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Alpha Fowler, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fowler frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Fowler specializes.

Where is Dr. Alpha Fowler, MD's office located?

Dr. Fowler's office is located at 1250 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23298. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Alpha Fowler, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Fowler has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

VCU Medical Ctr Pulmonary Spec

Ambulatory Care Center1250 E Marshall St Richmond, VA 23298
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Fowler is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center

Richmond, VA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

1 Award Received