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Dr. Robert Mckowen Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. Robert Mckowen has the following 2 specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

  • Thoracic Surgery

    If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
    Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2014, 2015)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2014)

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Aneurysm
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Heart Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Parathyroid Diseases
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Mckowen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • West Houston Medical Center

    12141 Richmond Ave
    Houston, TX 77082

  • Memorial Hermann - Southwest Hospital

    7600 Beechnut St
    Houston, TX 77074

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Allegheny General Hospital

    Residency

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