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About Dr. James H Bower

Dr. James H Bower, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rochester, MN, with another office in Eau Claire, WI. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Bower is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital Methodist Campus, Regions Hospital and Amery Regional Medical Center. Dr. Bower has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James H Bower is Great. Dr. James H Bower has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James H Bower is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Mayo Clinic

200 1st St SW
Rochester, MN 55905
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Mayo Health System

733 W Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54701
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Specialties

Dr. James H Bower has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James H Bower has the following 8 expertise

  • Headache
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Electromyography
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Migraine Disorder

Dr. James H Bower has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. James H Bower is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

I had seen more than 10 physicians without a conclusive diagnosis. I was a self-referral to Mayo Clinic and was seen by Dr. Bower within a month from my initial call. He had already read my extensive medical record and was very engaged in reaching a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan from the moment he entered the room. His bedside manner is professional, patient, and caring. He explained the diagnosis well, and I had immediate confidence that he knew what he was doing. I was tremendously grateful after more than a year of getting nowhere. Even though travel expenses are significant, I will continue to invest as needed in ensuring I receive this type of care.

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Great doctor

Dr. Bower is a wonderful doctor. He's thorough, patient, kind and willing to go the extra mile to ensure you're comfortable with your diagnosis. He never appears rushed. He's gentle with not so great news and genuinely seems very happy for you when things go well. I would never consider changing doctors. I know I can trust him and the care he gives me. He's the best there is. I feel so fortunate to have such a good doctor.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • New York University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Mayo Clinic And Medical School

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James H Bower accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • HealthPartners - MN
    • HealthPartners MN CareChoices
    • HealthPartners MN CentraChoice
    • HealthPartners MN Distinctions II
    • HealthPartners Open Access
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Preferred One
    • Preferred One PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Medica Choice
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
  • WPS
    • WPS Group

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