Dr. Thomas Cowden, MD

Dr. Thomas Cowden, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 54
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Dr. Thomas Cowden, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Wayne State Univ Som in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology and cornea & refractive surgery.

750 E Beltline Ave NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Contact Information

(616) 949-2600

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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 92% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 88% of peers
Corneal Diseases
high
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Cowden does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Soft Contact Lenses

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • St John Hospital And Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cowden has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cowden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cowden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cowden to family and friends
4.8
based on 28 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Cowden'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 Comments (13)

in Franklin, MI
If it was not for Dr Cowden I could of lost my eye due to a fungus. Been with Dr Cowden for year and half now I highly recommend. He has done all 3 of my corneal transplants with out any problems.
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in Holland, MI
Very professional and answered all my questions. Felt reassured that he was the doctor I wanted to trust my eyes to.
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in Grandville, MI
Explained everything very clearly. Answered all of our questions.
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in London, LND
Dr.Cowden is a very competent and professional doctor.
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in Holland, MI
I felt everybody was there to help me and Dr. Cowden did a excellent job.
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