Dr. Irvin Cowley MD
Thoracic Surgeons — Yreka, CAContact Dr. Cowley
Dr. Irvin Cowley specializes in thoracic surgery, ophthalmology in Yreka, California. Details of Dr. Cowley's 51 years experience as an MD and education at George Washington University are available on your free doctor report.
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2524 Westside Rd
Yreka, CA 96097
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Irvin Cowley identified specializing in
Thoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery
A thoracic surgeon provides the operative, perioperative care, and critical care of patients with pathologic conditions within the chest. Included is the surgical care of coronary artery disease, cancers of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the trachea, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors of the mediastinum, and diseases of the diaphragm. The management of the airway and injuries of the chest is within the scope of the specialty. Thoracic surgeons have the knowledge, experience and technical skills to accurately diagnose, operate upon safely, and effectively manage patients with thoracic diseases of the chest. This requires substantial knowledge of cardiorespiratory physiology and oncology, as well as capability in the use of heart assist devices, management of abnormal heart rhythms and drainage of the chest cavity, respiratory support systems, endoscopy, and invasive and noninvasive diagnostic techniques. No Sub-Specialty. and OphthalmologyOphthalmology
An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor, and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses. No Sub Specialty..
LicenseDr. Irvin Cowley has been confirmed to have a license in California
EducationDr. Cowley attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and graduated in 1961 having 51 years experience. Additional Ophthalmology training was conducted at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Long Beach Healthcare System.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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