Dr. Thomas P. Cowden, MD

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Dr. Thomas P. Cowden, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Grand Rapids Ophthalmology 750 E Beltline Ave NE Ste 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 Get Directions
(616) 949-2600

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Dr. Cowden specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He practices at 9 locations.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Dr. Cowden accepts 40 insurance carriers

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      40 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • AARP
      • Aetna
      • Always Care Benefits
      • Beech Street (Multiplan)
      • Blue Care Network of Michigan (BCN)
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Cofinity
      • Coventry Health Care
      • EyeMed Vision Care
      • Fidelis Care
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Grand Valley Health Plan
      • Health Net
      • Heritage Provider Network
      • Humana
      • IBA
      • McLaren Health Plan
      • Medicaid
      • Meridian Health Plan
      • Meritain Health
      • Molina Healthcare
      • MultiPlan
      • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
      • Physicians United Plan (PUP), Inc.
      • Physicians' Care Network
      • Preferred Care Partners
      • Prime Health Services
      • Principal Life
      • Priority Health
      • Private HealthCare Systems
      • SelectCare
      • Spectera
      • The Great-West Life Assurance Company
      • Tricare
      • UniCare
      • United Healthcare Community Plan
      • Universal Health Network
      • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
      • Worker's Compensation

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      4.4 based on 7 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Cowden's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology
      • Cataract Surgery
      • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Blepharitis
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Hypertropia
      • Hypotony of Eye
      • Keratitis
      • Keratoconus
      • Lazy Eye
      • Nearsightedness
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Pterygium
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinoblastoma
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Ulcer
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage

      Procedures Performed

      • Cornea Surgery
      • Eye Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye

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        Sanctions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Wayne State Univ Som

        Graduated in 1992

      • Internship Hospital
        St John Hospital and Medical Center

        Completed in 1993

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics

        Completed in 1996

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Minnesota Medical Center

        Completed in 1997

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Cowden's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Cowden's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Cowden

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients