Dr. John McGowan, MD

Dr. John McGowan, MD

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Dr. John McGowan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

7777 Forest Ln Ste A337

Dallas, TX 75230

Contact Information

(972) 566-5200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McGowan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGowan treats Spondylosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. McGowan treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGowan treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. McGowan treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGowan treats Bone Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. McGowan treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. McGowan's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Brainstem Neoplasm
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation Brain
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fibrous Dysplasia
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Glioma
Gout
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Marfan Syndrome
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Orbit Tumor
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Surgery
Pituitary Tumor
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Disorders
Skull Base Surgery
Skull Base Tumor
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

We believe in customized care and a team approach to medicine with attention to careful selection of the least invasive and most effective form of treatment for each patient.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

McGaw Medical Center-Northwestern University Program
Fellowship Hospital
2011
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Residency Hospital
2005
Northwestern University/McGaw Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2004
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School
1999
Southern Methodist University
Undergraduate School
2011
2005
2004
1999

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society/ UTSW, 2003
  • Cheatum-Locknecker Award in Biological Sciences/ SMU, 1999
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society/ SMU, 1999

Media & Publications

  • Surgical Treatment of Cranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas, 2004

Dr. McGowan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McGowan

4.9

Based on 43 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. McGowan is absolutely fantastic. He is brilliant and caring and has truthful caring conversations with his patients. I would never hesitate to recommend him to anyone. His staff is equally as amazing. They are so helpful and caring. In a time when healthcare can be so robotic they have...Read More
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Dr. McGowan is the epitome of a true professional. Genuine, thoughtful, caring and extremely thorough. What an asset to the medical profession he is!
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Dr. McGowan clearly understands the difference between simply hearing and listening/paying attention to a patient. He maintains eye contact,never interrupts, and answers questions to the best of his proven ability. In a word, he treats a patient as a person, NOT AS A CHART. One doesn't feel...Read More
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Dr. McGowan performed surgery on my wife, March of this year and went extreamly well. He even took the time before her procedure to have a moment of prayer with her. I was so impressed with Dr. McGowan and his staff that I had full conference he would also be my surgeon when I found out I had no...Read More
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This first time I had to see Dr. McGowan, he advised me that I needed surgery in order to relieve the pain in my back and legs. He explained the procedure in terms that were understandable and reassuring. After the surgery and the healing time I have never felt better. Two years later and I have...Read More
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