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About Dr. Robert L Mckowen
Dr. Robert L Mckowen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Mckowen is affiliated with West Houston Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. Dr. Mckowen has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Robert L Mckowen has the following 2 specialties
- Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
- 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.
Dr. Robert L Mckowen has the following 12 expertise
- Lung Cancer
- Parathyroid Diseases
- Vascular Malformations
- Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
- Carotid Endarterectomy
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Diabetes Complications
- Varicose Veins
- Heart Diseases
- Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Robert L Mckowen has 1 board certified specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience
Dr. Robert L Mckowen is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I had the opportunity to care for many of Dr. McKowen's patients. The outcomes are superb. His patient recovery rate is phenomenal. He is very strict with the nurses caring for his patients for all the right reasons. I have had firsthand experience with Dr Mckown and would highly recommend him to my family and to you as well. God Bless
Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2018)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Mckowen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
40 Years Experience
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1978
Allegheny General Hospital
Dr. Robert L Mckowen accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna HMO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana Houston HMOx
- Humana National HMO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
Imagine Health - SmartCare
- Imagine Health SmartCare
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Locations & DirectionsWest Houston Cardiovascular Associates, 12121 Richmond Ave Ste 402, Houston, TX
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