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Dr. Michael Cowan, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Cowan

Dr. Michael Cowan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(704) 831-4300

Dr. Cowan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Cowan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cowan treats Myelopathy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cowan treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cowan treats Spine Disorders more than 93% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cowan performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Cowan performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Cowan's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Cowan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Med College Of Ga Hospital and Cli
Residency Hospital
1993
Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cowan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cowan

2.9

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
31.25%
(5)
4 Stars
12.5%
(2)
3 Stars
6.25%
(1)
2 Stars
18.75%
(3)
1 Star
31.25%
(5)

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Cowan, MD
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Dr. Cowan is an excellent neurosurgeon. He recently treated me for my severe cervical spinal stenosis. Gave me a thorough evaluation and advised me what I should do next. He arranged for my CT/Myelogram, and helped me schedule my surgery. We, in Charlotte, are extremely lucky to have...Read More
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Had surgery on two ruptured discs. Never healed and didn't solve my problem. I have chronological nerve pain now from a result of his surgery. Will be seeing a different doctor in the future
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