Dr. Karl McCowen, MD

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Dr. Karl McCowen, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

1628 S Mildred St Ste 104, Tacoma, WA 98465 Get Directions

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Dr. McCowen specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and practices in Tacoma, WA. He practices at 1 location.

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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. McCowen's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    • Pediatric Endocrinology

    Conditions Treated

    • Abnormal Thyroid
    • Acromegaly and Gigantism
    • Adrenal Gland Diseases
    • Adrenal Incidentaloma
    • Adrenal Insufficiency
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
    • Conn's Syndrome
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Goiter
    • Graves' Disease
    • Growth Hormone Deficiency
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Hyperaldosteronism
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypoparathyroidism
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Kidney Disease
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Obesity
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Proteinuria
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Thyroiditis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency

    Procedures Performed

    • Continuous Glucose Monitoring

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      Malpractice Claims not available

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Baylor Coll Of Med

      Graduated in 1971

    • Internship Hospital
      Letterman Army Med Center

      Completed in 1972

    • Residency Hospital
      Fitzsimons Army Med Center

      Completed in 1975

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Madigan Amc

      Completed in 1977

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. McCowen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. McCowen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients