Dr. Gerald Bowns, MD

Dr. Gerald Bowns, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gerald Bowns, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Pasadena, CA. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

10 Congress St Ste 340

Pasadena, CA 91105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Presbyopia
normal
more than 68% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 64% of peers
Astigmatism
normal
more than 54% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Visual Migraine

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Surgical Procedures
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bowns' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowns to family and friends
4.3
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Bowns' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Bowns walks into the examining room and does not have the courtesy to introduce himself to you.. Most doctors look you in the eye and shake your head. He did neither. His mannerisms are bizarre and did not install confidence. He asked my if my eye ball was swollen. How would I know? Isn' t...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bowns accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Bowns has admitting privileges

Huntington Memorial Hospital
100 W California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
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