Dr. Kent Bowden, DO

Dr. Kent Bowden, DO

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Dr. Kent Bowden, DO is a general surgery specialist in Cadillac, MI and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 2005 and specializes in general surgery.

927 S Carmel St

Cadillac, MI 49601

Contact Information

(231) 876-3876

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Bowden'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

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49  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bowden's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowden to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Bowden'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Bowden is one of the most knowledgeable and compassionate surgeons I have ever met. His knowledge of the human body and it’s limitations are without compare. He strives to provide the best possible care through continuous training and use of innovative procedures and tools. His bedside manner...more
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DO NOT SEE THIS DOCTOR! Dr. Bowden was incredibly rude to me. Did not take any time to speak with me about my conditions and was very forceful with his thoughts on the situation without taking into account any of my thoughts on the matter. Furthermore, when I expressed concerned about the...more
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Dr. Bowden is the one and only surgeon that I will ever let do any type of surgery again. This might sound strange but this man saved my life more than once. He knows his crap and he is so very nice, can't help but love the man. Goes above and beyond, always smiling.
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He's direct, to the point(which I like) and compassionate too. Takes care of what needs to be done, explains what is going on and what to expect with procedures and after care. I trust his knowledge and experience.
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