Dr. Barbara Bowers, MD

Dr. Barbara Bowers, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Barbara Bowers, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Paducah, KY and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1130 Lone Oak Rd

Paducah, KY 42003

Contact Information

(270) 415-0245

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Neoplasm of Eye
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more than 99% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
62

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Transylvania University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Kettering Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • LaserVision's Top 100 Surgeons, 2006
  • America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2007
  • Alcon Cataract Advisory Council, 2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bowers does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bowers and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Bowers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowers to family and friends
4.1
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Bowers' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Vienna, Il. |
After over 50 surgeries since "84", I have been treated by the best MD'S in Chicago. I found Dr. Bowers' care to to be Exceptional!! I've only been to my 1st appt. However, I found her office to be very professional & thorough. I've never been to an opthamologist before. I felt 100% satisfied. I...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bowers accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint

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