Dr. Richard Cowin, DPM

Dr. Richard Cowin, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Richard Cowin, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Illinois College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1980 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery and podiatric surgery.Read his story

7932 W Sand Lake Rd Ste 106

Orlando, FL 32819

Contact Information

(407) 722-8750

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Dr. Cowin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cowin "Dr. Richard M. Cowin, DPM, is the director of Laser Foot Surgery Specialist of Orlando, Florida. He is an acclaimed lecturer, practitioner, and pioneer in the field of Minimally Invasive and Laser Foot Surgery. Dr. Cowin has been board certified by The American Board of Podiatric Surgery, The American Board of Ambulatory Foot Surgery, The American Academy of Pain Management, and The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. He is a Fellow of The American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons and served for years as a member of its Minimal Incision Surgery Committee. He is also a Fellow of The Academy of Ambulatory Foot & Ankle Surgery and has served as a board member, president, vice-president, treasurer, secretary, scientific chairman, and has chaired the Standards of Care and Preferred Practice Guidelines committees. Dr. Cowin has lectured extensively in the United States, Spain, Canada, Mexico, Israel, Holland, and China. You may have seen some of Dr. Cowin's many television appearances as a medical expert on Weekend Edition, QVC, American Medicine Today, HSN, Meet the Doctors, and "Ask Dr. Rich.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cowin "We offer state-of-the-art minimally invasive (1-stitch) surgery and laser surgery in a warm, caring, and friendly environment. All procedures are performed in the office rather than hospitals and surgery centers. These advanced procedures allow patients to walk out of the office without pins, screws, casts, or crutches. In order to provide the most personalized and highest quality level of service to our patients, we do not participate with Medicare or any 3rd party insurance plans."

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cowin does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis

11  Procedures

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Functional Orthotic
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Metatarsal Osteotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Removal of Bone Spur

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Illinois College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Northlake Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Preceptorship In Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 1982

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Cowin, DPM
Dr Cowin operated on my bunions which were causing an increasing amount of pain. Whilst one toe remains uncomfortable, this is compared to the alternative of traditional bunion surgery where the total recovery period can be 12 months or more and I know of instances where friends have been...Read More
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Chriss Mills in Florida – Mar 02, 2017
Ms. Mills and her husband are some of the nicest...Read More
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Absolutely ruined my second toe which was a hammer toe and he attempted to straighten. It is now floppy and useless and now walk with a limp! Paid $1000 for this hammer toe procedure to Dr. Cowin and $700 for each of the next two toes which he did straighten and they are fine. He refuses to give...Read More
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Eleanor Gray in Vero Beach, FL – Nov 05, 2016
My staff and I pride ourselves in not meeting,...Read More
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I am a nurse. He is the only doctor that cured my foot problem. In the past, I saw 2 other doctors and no help. But Dr. Cowan was so knowledgeable and had great products, was personable and had friendly staff. I can't say enough about them! Don't waste your time with anyone else!
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Rose B in Merritt Island, FL – Jun 14, 2016
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