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David B. Cowan, MD, ABFP
Family Medicine
 
4.8 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.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Cowan patiently listened to all of my health concerns. I am a relatively new patient, so having him know my medical history will take some time. His willingness to listen and absorb what I shared with him was critically important to me at this annual wellness visit. It is scary to be changing primary care doctors at my age!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
David has been my doctor since 2001. Very pleased with the care he provides.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Cowan was great, helpful & understanding!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Cowan does a great job and is very attentive.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
This is for Dr. Cowan. He is excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I have great confidence in *Dr. Cowain's care. He is very intelligent and knowledgeable.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
This was my initial visit after bring a member of GHC/KP for over 40 years. I was extremely pleased with Dr Cowan's manner and competence.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Best doctor ever!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. was a bit distracted by outside events. I understand.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Cowan has provided me excellent care throughout my time as his patient; not only by getting me to the right professionals when I truly needed them, but also by providing guidance in managing, and mitigating the the effects of my chronic illnesses on the quality of my life.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I have recommended Dr. Cowan to many of my friends
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Cowan is very patient ---- we have a good conversation. He made a couple of recommendations (a flu shot and a change in blood pressure medication) and he explained the reasons for his recommendations. I followed his advice after hearing the reasons.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I trust Dr. Cowan's advice.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Was a good experience
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr Cowan, takes the time to listen
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Very responsive MD. Appears to be genuinely concerned about patient's well-being.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
*Dr. Cowan is thoughtful intelligent and intellectually engaged with the medical issues. Measured, balanced and clear with his analysis and treatment plan options. Personable, crisp, professional. A rare combination of attributes. Very impressive.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Professional - listened well.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
This was my "Est care" (initial) visit with Dr Cowan. I am very happy to have him as my PCP.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr Cowan is a wonderful Dr!
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Excellent physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr Cowan is excellent, he listens, cares, and remembers patients from visit to visit
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Cowen is a well versed professional and I would recommend him highly to anyone.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Excellent concern and interest
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
*Dr. Cowan is one of the best GP.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I have referred friends Doctor Cowan.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I appreciate Dr Cowan's professional, direct discussions. I know he hears my perspective and likewise shares his perspective on medical issues and processes. I know I can count on his professional and personal conversations.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I am still getting to know Dr. Cowan but I think he and I will work well together with my complicated medical history.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
dr Cowan is great!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
dr. con has been my doctor since approximately 1997 and I so appreciate him. He always listens to me and I never feel rushed by him. He sure seems to care a lot for his patients. ( dr. Cowan )
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Both my wife, sister-in-law can't say enough about *Dr. Cowan. We all recommend him all the time! He really, really cares!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
We just met and didn't do an exam - I appreciate this was communicated. Felt comfortable asking questions and not rushed.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Cowan is super...stands above the others
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr. Cowan has been my family physician for 14 years. He is caring, considerate and communicates well. I have complete confidence in his knowledge of medicine and his recommendations.
  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.