Dr. Kirsten Cowan, MD

Dr. Kirsten Cowan, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryFemale

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Kirsten Cowan, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Virginia, MN. Dr. Cowan has extensive experience in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She is affiliated with Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center. Her office accepts new patients.


Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic

Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic1101 9th St N Virginia, MN 55792
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(218) 206-8571

Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 2nd Street Building

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Essentia Health-Ely Clinic300 W Conan St Ely, MN 55731
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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(218) 206-8571

At a Glance

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Cowan

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Cowan treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Cowan treats other conditions, please contact the office at (218) 206-8571.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Dr. Cowan is experienced in the area of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Dr. Cowan's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Cowan accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.


  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Kirsten Cowan, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (218) 206-8571.

Is Dr. Kirsten Cowan, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Kirsten Cowan, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Kirsten Cowan, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Cowan frequently treats Neurodevelopmental Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Cowan specializes.

Where is Dr. Kirsten Cowan, MD's office located?

Dr. Cowan's office is located at 1101 9th St N, Virginia, MN 55792. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Kirsten Cowan, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Cowan has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Cowan is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center

Duluth, MN

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)