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David B. Cowan, MD, ABFP
Family Medicine
 
4.7 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Special Interests
Preventive medicine and preventive cardiology, management of lipid disorders, nutrition and fitness, child nutrition
Personal Information
Dr. Cowan is a founding member of Healthier Kids Bainbridge, a group currently focused on improving food and health education in the schools. Dr. Cowan and his family enjoy theater, music, winter sports and cooking. Dr. Cowan works on vintage Volvos for fun.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Family Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Family Practice
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., 1988
Residency
Family Practice, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, 1991
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American and Washington Academies of Family Practice
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Highly recommend Dr Cowen
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Cowan is an excellent doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Always receive excellent care, concern and advice from *Dr. Cowan.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
I have a difficult problem to manage. *Dr. Cowan created an innovative path to a collaborative approach that might involve specialists from other institutions, while he remained committed.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Cowan followed up via internal email about my task and recommended a plan of action to follow.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
recommended doctor to my wife.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Always excellent care from Dr. Cowan
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I do recommend *Dr. Cowan to others!!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I really appreciate Dr. Cowan's ability to speak directly to the issue at hand. I've had a few complicated health issues recently and he's never failed to follow up if/when necessary. I'm a relatively new patient and really couldn't be more pleased with choosing this physician for my primary care provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Dr. Cowan is THE BEST. Both our sons have him as their primary since they were young. Don't ever lose him or you'll lose all of us!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Ive recomended Dr. Cowan to a number of friends. Hes top notch
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr. Cowan was professional, personable, clear and concise.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
I trust DR. Cowan judgement.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr. Cowan VM Bainbridge has always been excellent in all respects.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr Cowan has been great helping me manage my diabetes
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Phenomenal care. Thank you
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
I feel like my situation is being handled with a high degree of thoroughness.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Outstanding physician!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Dr Cowan is good listener, suggests various treatments, and researches different resources.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr. Cowan has always been great to work with. Enjoyable.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
I was there for a physical and we actually only spent a short amount of time on the actual physical.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Excellent care from Dr. Cowan and the rest of his Care Team.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Honest, direct, knowledgable, helpful
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr. Cowan did not give the impression of being rushed despite my having a lot of questions. Solid dude.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
This was a new doctor to me, and he is terrific. Unfortunately, with the turnover at this clinic I don't hold any hopes that I'll see him again.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr Cowan was helpful, answered my questions and displayed genuine concern for my issues.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
DR Cowan is excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
I have the best doctor on the island. He's just the right balance of medical and personal.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
Excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
My first visit with Dr. Cowan as my primary care person. Couldn't have been more pleased. He generously shared his time, answered all my questions while addressing my concerns, and went out of his way to provide me with added materials on medications & diets.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
I really appreciate Dr Cowan's straight forward and common sense approach. He demonstrates great empathy and is able to answer questions in a understandable manner. Thanks Dr Cowan.