Dr. David Cowen Jr, MD

Dr. David Cowen Jr, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. David Cowen Jr, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery.

771 Corporate Dr Ste 460

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 219-0299

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Cowen Jr

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cowen Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cowen Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cowen Jr "Dr. David Cowen is a highly trained and specialized ophthalmologist who concentrates on the management of deformities and abnormalities of the eyelids, the lacrimal (tear) system, the orbit (bony cavity surrounding the eye) and the adjacent facial area as well as cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, brow & face. He is a fellow of the prestigious American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated


Read Less

19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Tear Duct 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.


  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Kentucky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Toronto Sunnyboork Regional Cancer Centre
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • U Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cowen Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Cowen Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cowen Jr to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cowen Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is a wonderful physician & the staff is fabulous!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
I had brow lift surgery to help my vision. Right after I noticed that my right eye was drooping. I asked the doctor at the next two visits. He dismissed it. At the last appt he said he had never had a patient with this issue and the problem was me. He said he could redo the surgery but insurance...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Husband was blinded by him.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Cowen Jr?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery