Dr. Herbert McCowen, MD

Dr. Herbert McCowen, MD

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59 y/o
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Dr. Herbert McCowen, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Overland Park, KS. He is 59 years old. Dr. McCowen is affiliated with Menorah Medical Center.

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Dr. McCowen's Experience

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Dr. McCowen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McCowen "I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient s individual healthcare needs are met.I have a great interest in preventative medicine and believe it s one of the most important aspects of my practice. Taking time to interact and listen to the patient is also very important to me."

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Runner's Knee
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization Administration
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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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

  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Goppert-Trinity Family Care
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCowen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCowen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCowen to family and friends
4.8
based on 37 total reviews (16 with comments)
Dr. McCowen's 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 (16)
in Merriam, Ks |
Dr. McCowen has been my physician since his second week in practice! I cannot say enough good things about him and his approach to handling my personal health and care. He has a very professional demeanor, yet is extremely personable, friendly, and has a great sense of humor (all things which put a patient at ease). He is very knowledgable and thorough, calm and reassuring. I know he is very busy and has a full schedule, but he never seems to be hurried. I know I have his full attention.
in Overland Park, KS |
He has been my primary caregiver for over 25 years. He is a competent, compassionate and non-judgmental physician.
Overland Park, KS |
I have been going to Dr. McCowen my entire life, and I would highly recommend him to family and friends. He takes the time to truly listen to, and get to know his patients.
Overland Park, KS |
I find Dr. McCowen to be personable and very thorough. He also seems to be knowledgeable about medical practices.
in Overland Park, KS |
I would and I have recommended Dr. McCowen. I have been going to him for over 25 years. He sees my husband, my two children, my father, and my brother and his family! We love Dr. McCowen's kindness, patience, knowledge, advice, and his ability to take the time and LISTEN! He has the a heart of gold. In my family they know I am serious when I say I want to "clone" him! It would be wonderful if all doctors cared like he does and took the time to listen to patients.
in Overland Park, KS |
Dr. McCowen was able to see me within a day or two of requesting my appointment. There was minimal wait time on the actual day of the appointment, and he was thorough in his assessment of the situation. Dr. McCowen always is able to bring a common sense and practical approach to the treatment of his patients.
in Kansas City, MO |
This was my first time seeing Dr. McCowen and he was great. He asked good questions and gave open and honest answers. I am absolutely comfortable recommending him to anyone looking for a good family doctor.
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Have only had positive experiences with Dr. McCowen the 18 years seeing him. My family, wife and son, see him also and are very pleased. He is very positive and a matter of fact doctor. Staff has always been helpful and friendly.
in Overland Park, Kansas |
Dr McCowen is always willing to listen and shows genuine concern for my problems.
in Plenert |
Dr McCown has been our family doctor for many years. This includes our daughter and her family. He always allows time to hear our health questions and prescribes the best care for any illnesses.
Irving, TX |
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Gardner, KS |
I have been seeing DR. Mccowen for many years. He always takes the time to explain questions I may have. He has given me good advice about different options too correct a problem. Good communicator.
in Kansas City, MO |
Dr. McCowen is the perfect PCP for me. He always makes me feel like I have an active role in the management of my own health. He explains things in a way that I understand and is always sympathetic. I always leave feeling satisfied. If there is anything else on his mind, I could never guess because he always makes me feel like I am his first priority. Besides all that Dr. McCowen is just an enjoyable person to be around. I would and do recommend him to anyone in need of a doctor.
Elmhurst, IL |
I have changed doctors 3 times in the last year because no one could figure out what was wrong with me. One visit with him and I had a diagnosis and surgery a week later. So thankful for him.
in Overland Park, KS |
I would highly recommend Dr. McCowen. He has dealt expertly dealt with any issue I've had in an appropriate manner. He takes time to listen and is compassionate, informative, and honest. I truly believe he has his patients' bests interests foremost in his mind.
in Overland Park, KS |
I have been a patient of Dr. McCowens for close to 30 years. Dr. McCowen will treat any of your medical problems with the interest and concern as if they were happening to one of his family members. His medical knowledge and compassion are both first rate!
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Dr. McCowen accepts 40 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Behavioral Health
    National Advantage
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Care HMO
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
    Behavioral Health
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Comp Choice
    Comp Results
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
    Compassionate Care Network (CCN) PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra HMO
    Advantra PPO
    Coventry Health Care HMO
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • Family Health Partners
    Family Health Partners HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network PPO
    Select PPO
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
    HMCC PHO
  • Health Exchange
    Health Exchange PPO
  • Healthcare USA
    Healthcare USA HMO
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
    Gold Plus Choice PPO
    Gold Plus HMO
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • Missouri Care
    Missouri Care HMO
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Health Professionals
    Preferred Health Professionals PPO
  • Preferred Healthcare
    Preferred Healthcare PPO
  • Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • RockPort Health Care
    CCO/Rockport
  • Savility
    Savility POS
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
    UniCare HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicare Supplement PPO
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Value Options
    Behavioral Health
  • Viant
    Viant PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. McCowen has admitting privileges

Menorah Medical Center
5721 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS 66209
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