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Dr. Christopher McGowan, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 37

Dr. McGowan

Dr. Christopher McGowan, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Cary, NC and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2006 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(919) 816-4948

Dr. McGowan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McGowan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGowan treats Diarrhea more than 99% of his peers

Dr. McGowan treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGowan treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. McGowan treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGowan treats Stomach Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. McGowan treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. McGowan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Obesity
  • ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

"I am a board-cerfified Gastroenterologist and Internist. I provide comprehensive digestive care as a partner at Cary Gastroenterology Associates, the Cary Hemorrhoid Center, and NEW You Weight Loss. I was drawn to the field of gastroenterology durin...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2014
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Brown University / Alpert Medical School
Residency Hospital
2007
Brown University / Alpert Medical School
Internship Hospital
2006
Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
2002
Pennsylvania State University
Undergraduate School
2014
2009
2007
2006
2002

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Dr. McGowan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McGowan

4.8

Based on 127 reviews

5 Stars
90.55118110236221%
(115)
4 Stars
7.086614173228346%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
2.3622047244094486%
(3)

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First visit, Dr. McGowan was very personable and answered any questions I had at that time. Tesha is amazing! She answers my calls and texts immediately. SO happy to have found this doctor and his team.
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Friendly, approachable, quick, and efficient!
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Very quick and painless. Staff and doctor treated me very well. .
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very thorough and friendly.
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Everything went very smoothly. My scheduled appointment was at 7:30 AM and I was done by 8:30 AM. I felt completely comfortable and results were discussed thoroughly with my wife before leaving. Would definitely recommend.
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Easily the most efficient doctors visit I have ever experienced. From the very beginning they get you into a room a speaking with a doctor as quickly as possible. Will absolutely be going back.
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Over all my experience was excellent.
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Everyone was very nice and helpful. Dr. McGowan was sure to take his time with me and was very thorough. He wasn't quick to push a medicine or a test on me. That is very important because I do not like taking medications if I do not have to and I am a self pay patient so any way to save money is very helpful.
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i really like the doctor and staff. i am treated great. highly recommended.
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Staff is friendly, polite, professional and instill a sense of confidentiality. Dr. McGowan is well versed in his knowledge, well trained in his clinical skills and has the ability to create a milleau that places patients at ease. All very important given the nature of the examination being performed.
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Everyone was wonderful, kind, warm and efficient. I felt immediately at ease. Dr. McGowan was FANTASTIC! Listens well, took necessary and appropriate plan of action with first visit-also friendly and extremely competent. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.
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Dr. McGowan patiently listened to all of my questions and addressed my concerns. The wait time has been very short for each of my visits at Cary Gastro. Highly recommend this place.
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Today was my first visit and this was hands-down the friendliest medical office I have ever been to. Every single worker I encountered was upbeat and helpful. My appointment was at 3:30 and I was completely finished with my follow-up appointment booked by 4:00. Dr McGowan was thorough, patient, and knowledgeable.
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Excellent Gastroenterologist, Had a colonoscopy done with removal of three polyps. Very efficient young Dr. who prescribed a bowel prep Suprep that is much more tolerable than the usual prep other Dr. prescribe. As a result had a very clean colon so this Dr. could perform the colonoscopy. A very efficient friendly staff of nurses support the Md's here. Was in and out in just over two hours. Highly recommend this Gastroenterologist.
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As always I was pleased with the care and caring by Dr McGowan and staff. I highly recommend them.
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I had three visits to Dr. McGowan's clinic recently. Great experience! Dr. McGowan is very efficient and friendly. Cannot be happier.
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Dr. McGowan made me feel very at ease during the whole experience.
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Dr. McGowen is always patient, professional and kind. He answers any questions and explains the procedures. Everyone makes the process go smoothly.
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Seemed confident. Looked me in the eye during our brief conversation. Was open to questions. Stated the process in easy to understand terms.
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I met Dr. McGowan when he treated my daughter while he was at UNCMC a few years ago. She followed him when he left because she liked the respect and care he shows for his patients. I have a history of colon polyps so when my next visit needed to be scheduled I chose Dr. McGowan and was very satisfied with my experience and feel comfortable that my next colonoscopy will be at the same clinic.
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