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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Cowan is Average. Dr. Cowan has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Cowan graduated from Meharry Medical College, Nashville.


Dr. Cowan has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Columbus Hospital 
  • East Orange General Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James R Cowan MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 41 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. James R. Cowan practice?
Dr. James Cowan has 4 office locations.
Dr. James Cowan practices Psychiatry near Newark, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Paterson, NJ and Jersey City, NJ.
See Newark Psychiatrists.