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About Dr. Jon C Bowar

Dr. Jon C Bowar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Cloud, MN. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jon C Bowar is Good. Dr. Jon C Bowar has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Jon C Bowar is 2.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

ST CLOUD HOSPITAL

1406 6th Ave N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 251-2700

Specialties

Dr. Jon C Bowar has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Jon C Bowar has the following 11 expertise

  • Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder

Reviews

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ECT

Pushes Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). I think that was all he cared about and where he makes his money. I was basically forced after the first horrible treatment to do 4 more until I read my patient rights. ECT is not a cure. It is a maintenance treatment that has side affects I would consider googling. I suffered memory loss, fear of hospitals, bad anxiety going to Dr's now. The most horrible experience I have gone through under a Dr.'s care. I found this statement online that clearly sums it up;When you induce a grand mal convulsion by sending 100-plus volts of electricity in the brain, you're going to create damage," says Dr. John Breeding, an Austin, Texas-based psychologist and self-described ECT abolitionist. "This is most easily seen with memory loss that many patients experience. You're talking major voltage directly into the temporal lobes of the brain. And the data is very clear that there's close to a 100 percent relapse rate, which means patients have to keep coming back and suffer further brain damage. This is referred to as 'maintenance ECT,' rather than as a failed treatment, which is what it really is."

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  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health

    Graduated in 1991

  • Mayo Clinic And Medical School

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Jon C Bowar 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
  • BCBS Minnesota
    • BCBS MN Blue Cross Accord
    • BCBS MN BluePrint
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO

Locations & Directions

ST CLOUD HOSPITAL, 1406 6th Ave N, Saint Cloud, MN
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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