Dr. Robert Cowan, MD

Dr. Robert Cowan, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o
17 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Personal Bio

Dr. Cowan joined Austin Area Obstetrics, Gynecology & Fertility in 2000 and has helped women from in and around...Read more

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Dr. Cowan's Reviews

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4.5
based on 17 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Dr. Cowan'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
in Dripping Springs |
The only doctor I've ever seen who runs AHEAD of schedule. Oh, and he also happens to be wildly competent, caring, and abundantly generous with his time. Can't recommend him enough.
Cedar Park, TX |
I love Dr.Cowen and his staff. It's always been a great experience !
Pflugerville, TX |
I would refer Dr. Cowan to anyone needing an OBGYN. His bed side manner is exceptional and he and his nurses make me feel comfortable and give adequate information. Thank you Dr. Cowan.
in Lago Vista, TX |
Dr Cowan and his staff are awesome. I have been his patient for 19 years, he delivered both of my children and I would highly recommend him (and have done so) to anyone looking for an OB/GYN. Even after moving out of the Austin area, I still make the drive to see him. It's worth the drive for me to see someone I know really cares about his patients. Love these guys!
in Austin, TX |
Highly recommend! It was such a comfortable and enjoyable visit, really didn't expect that! He gives you his undivided attention and time as if you are his only patient. We look forward to getting pregnant with Dr. Cowan's help. He came highly recommended and we also recommend him with utmost confidence.
in Austin, TX |
I feel confident that Dr. Cowan will be able to help me get my body back to normal so my husband and I can begin to expand our family.
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Robert Cowan is the best doctor around. I went to my first appointment and he was caring, honest, very professional, respectful, friendly, calm and I wasn't treated like a number, he was patient, was a very good listener and answered to all my questions. Dr. Cowan's team was the best as well. Everyone very warm, loving, professional and friendly. Dr. Cowan and his team was a God gift in our lives! We already love all of them! I highly recommend! Thank you for everything! :)
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Dr. Cowan joined Austin Area  Obstetrics, Gynecology & Fertility in 2000 and has helped women from in and around Austin, Texas to find improved health and deliver healthy, happy babies by providing high quality gynecological and obstetrics services.

Dr. Cowan is a native of Hillsboro, Texas and completed his undergraduate work in biology at The University of Texas in 1987.  He earned his medical degree at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.  His residency in obstetrics and gynecology was completed at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth in 1995, where he was chief resident.

He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  He is a member of the Texas Medical Association and serves on the executive board of both the Travis County Medical Society and the Blood and Tissue Center in Austin.  He is also an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

Dr. Cowan is a popular physician in the community and has been a speaker for women's issues many times.  He is a frequent guest on television and radio programs.  He and his wife Julie have three children, Rob, Will, and Katie.

Dr. Cowan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Cervicitis
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Internship Hospital
    John Peter Smith Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    John Peter Smith Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery