Dr. John Cowan, MD

Dr. John Cowan, MD

Dermatologic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. John Cowan, MD is a dermatologic surgery specialist in Bowling Green, KY and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 2004 and specializes in dermatologic surgery and dermatology.

1106 Fairway St

Bowling Green, KY 42103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Benign Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cowan'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. Cowan "Our practice focuses on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of skin cancer. We provide high quality dermatologic service in a caring, comfortable environment by a board certified dermatologist and team of well-trained support staff. We value the trust patients have placed in us."

2  Specialties

  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

39  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal

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.


  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • New York University Medical Center Tisch Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Emory U Hosp/Emory U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cowan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cowan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cowan to family and friends
34 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cowan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Had a visit at Bowling Green Dermatology yesterday. The ladies in the office were very sweet and professional. They took down my concerns right away once I was in the room and the physician addressed these areas first thing. He also did an overall skin exam where he noticed a mole that I hadn't...more
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Dr Cowan rushed through my exam with no attempt of diligence or courtesy. Terrified of the thought of skin cancer, he treated me as a paycheck, rather than a patient dealing with something life threatening. Would recommend to highly avoid.
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My dad had to have surgery for a skin cancer on his face. Dr. Cowan and his staff were excellent and knowledgeable. Our time in the office was pleasant and we felt like everyone cared about our experience.
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Dr. Cowan is a highly skilled surgeon and a wonderfully compassionate gentleman in whom I have full confidence. His attractive and well equipped office and friendly support staff reflect the professionalism of Dr. Cowan.
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Was told he couldn't look at additional moles, as we only made an appointment for a specific mole?!? After waiting 9 months for that next appointment, we needed to adjust the appointment by a day or two due to another conflict. That new appointment? Nine more months. No thank you. Beautiful,...more
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