Dr. John Bowers, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 70

Dr. John Bowers, MD is a Pulmonologist in Norfolk, VA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bowers has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities Sentara Leigh Hospital and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bowers to book an appointment.

Dr. Bowers

Sentara Medical Grp Physical and URG

850 Kempsville Rd Norfolk, VA 23502
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Hospital Highlight

Dr. Bowers is affiliated with Sentara Leigh Hospital Norfolk, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for pulmonary disease.

At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Bowers

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bowers treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bowers treats other conditions, please contact the office at (757) 261-5910.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Bowers treats at a

very high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Bowers
Similar Providers
Asthma
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Bowers treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Bowers
Similar Providers
Sleep Apnea
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Check Dr. Bowers' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Bowers' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Bowers accepts

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(757) 261-5910

Dr. Bowers accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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About Me

Biography

Dr. John Bowers, MD is a Pulmonologist in Norfolk, VA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bowers has more experience with Obstructive...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1980
Boston City Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1979
University of Virginia Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1977
University of Virginia Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1976
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. John Bowers, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Bowers has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. John Bowers, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. John Bowers, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Bowers' profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. John Bowers, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. John Bowers, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bowers frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Bowers specializes.

Where is Dr. John Bowers, MD's office located?

Dr. Bowers' office is located at 850 Kempsville Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Sentara Medical Grp Physical and URG

Sentara Medical Grp Physical and URG850 Kempsville Rd Norfolk, VA 23502
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Bowers is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Sentara Leigh Hospital

Norfolk, VA

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Norfolk, VA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received