Dr. Richard Bowdle, MD

Dr. Richard Bowdle, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Bowdle, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.Read his story

490 Post St Ste 1606

San Francisco, CA 94102

Contact Information

(650) 690-2362

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Bowdle

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas


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

Drug and Alcohol Dependence
more than 30% of peers
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
more than 22% of peers
Antisocial Personality Disorder
more than 21% of peers

Dr. Bowdle'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

Dr. Bowdle's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bowdle "Growing up in the multi- cultural diversity of the Greater Washington D.C area, I learned early on to appreciate opportunities of experiencing the unique contributions offered by persons of many backgrounds. These gifts were expanded by a personal community of a large family consisting of many generations. The ability and desire to step see the world through larger vision has enabled me to understand and desire to expand my professional training and experience of the the world from many vantages.. I have been blessed by a wide and incredible experience of partnerships with the lives of those who work with and continue to teach me the skills of personal value. My work continues to grow as i meet people of different backgrounds and learn from them how to enhance my processional skills as each year goes by."


Read More

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bowdle "The approach followed is that endorsed by The Institute of Medicine: Care that is evidence-based, effective, efficient,  and patient-centered

Holistic appreciation of each person's understanding and desire to be understood in a variety of realms of their life experiences and values 

The care plan can best be understood as  being Partners in Health"



  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


  • ADHD Testing
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • St Mary's Hosp & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Moffitt Hospital University Of Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Mary's Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowdle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bowdle does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bowdle and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Visit Dr. Bowdle

Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Next Day
Dr. Bowdle accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Bowdle has admitting privileges

Marin General Hospital
250 Bon Air Rd
Greenbrae, CA 94904
View Hospital Profile
Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St
San Francisco, CA 94109
View Hospital Profile

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Integrative Medicine
Integrative Psychiatry
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry