Dr. Richard Bowers, DO

Dr. Richard Bowers, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Bowers, DO is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Ft Oglethorpe, GA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

2009 Old Lafayette Rd

Ft Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Contact Information

(706) 861-5950

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Endometriosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pap Smear
very high
more than 94% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bowers "Why Choose Us At Chattanooga Women's Specialists, we seek to provide the highest level of care through our highly skilled health care professionals and state of the art technologies. We are devoted to addressing the individual needs and demands of patients in a warm and caring environment. With years of experience, the physicians of Chattanooga Women's Specialists, demonstrate professionalism and expertise at every level. Offering a full range of obstetrics and gynecology services from your initial exam, to childbirth and through menopause and beyond, our goal is to offer patient centered medical care based on mutual trust and communication."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Brooke AMC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Brooke AMC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bowers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowers to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bowers' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Ringgold, GA |
I'm very disappointed with the service I received today. I had surgery today and Dr. Bowers prescribed me pain medicine that I'm allergic to. When the hospital staff realized the problem they told me to go to his office and get a prescription for a different medicine. The doctors office sent me...more
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in La Fayette, GA |
Dr Bowers has been my obgyn since my first menstrual period... 37 years. I trust him completely with making decisions for my health. He really is a wonderful person and a great doctor. I will miss him dearly when he retires.
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in Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. |
Dr Bowers is a wonderful Dr. He listens to you, he's compassionate, caring and does what he can do to take care of your problems. Don't want to ever see him retire.
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Dr. Bowers accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bowers has admitting privileges

Erlanger Medical Center
975 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
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Hutcheson Medical Center
100 Gross Crescent Cir
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
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Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Parkridge East Hospital
941 Spring Creek Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37412
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