Legacy Health Partners

Jeff Bowden, DO

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Family Medicine, Board-certified
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Sports Medicine
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Male

PATIENT RATING: 5.0 OUT OF 5 ( 224 RATINGS & 94 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Salmon Creek Family Medicine

About Me:

Dr. Bowden is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association. He cares for a full spectrum of family medicine with an emphasis on pediatrics, sports medicine, and preventative care. Outside of work, Dr. Bowden enjoys traveling, hiking, spending time with my family, sports and gardening.

Education:
Residency: National Capital Consortium Andrews Air Force Base
Internship: National Capital Consortium Andrews Air Force Base
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Washington
Year I Started Practice: 2002
Hospitals Served: Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

Patient Rating

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5.0 out of 5     224 Ratings     94 Comments

Aug 26, 2021
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Dr. Bowden cares, that matters. A lot.

Aug 25, 2021
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This office is always helpful and quick. They went over and above and Dr Bowden made room in his full schedule to see me the next day after he told me to go to the ED. 10++

Aug 17, 2021
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It's always very good

Aug 17, 2021
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Nice and explains well

Aug 10, 2021
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We love Dr. Bowden! He will hopefully be ALL my children's doctor. Dr. Bowden is kind, respectful gentle and is great with all personalities. He is informational and forms a bond with patients.

Aug 9, 2021
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There was a computer or network update/issue which caused additional delay.

Aug 9, 2021
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Jeff was attentive to my needs and helper lady was good!

Aug 3, 2021
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I always have a good experience in Dr. Bowden's office. He explains things extremely well.

Jul 23, 2021
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Dr Bowden and all staff are always friendly, respectful, informative and responsive.

Jul 19, 2021
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Great Experience, very happy.

Jul 16, 2021
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Was a very relaxed and comfortable visit Dr. Bowden asked a lot of questions about my health.

Jul 7, 2021
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Love the doctor. Telephone receptionists have not always been helpful.

Jul 6, 2021
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Dr. spent a good amount of time w/me on my first visit w/him.

Jun 28, 2021
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Dr Bowden is always attentive, asks appropriate questions to clarify my condition and it is a pleasure to have him treat me.

Jun 10, 2021
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dr Bowden takes the time to explain health issues

Jun 8, 2021
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Great Dr. and staff. Friendly, caring, helpful

Jun 1, 2021
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everyone at the office is very professional and friendly.

Jun 1, 2021
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probably the best and most informative intake nurse I have ever had, and Dr.Bowden was great in explaining what steps I need to do and taking some of my worries away.

May 28, 2021
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This was my first visit to this clinic and provider. I appreciate the time he took getting to know me and why I was there. He and his staff were great, I will continue to see this provider for my primary care needs.

May 28, 2021
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Dr Bowden is a very caring physician. He listens to my needs and helps in any way he can. Very kind with a great bedside manner.

May 27, 2021
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He is always patient and listens to what I have to say and gives understandable answers

May 24, 2021
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Dr Bowden is an excellent doctor and a very nice person. I referred my brother-in-law and sons to him.

May 24, 2021
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Our appt was at 2:40. We were seen after 3:10. We arrived at 2:30. Our appointment lasted approximately 10 minutes. Dr. Bowden is a pleasure to have as a family doctor.

May 21, 2021
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Very personable, knowledgeable and caring.

May 14, 2021
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it was my first time meeting office staff and doctor. They were incredible.

May 12, 2021
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Dr. Bowden is well trained and knowledgeable about medicine and patient communications. He listens and responds appropriately.

May 5, 2021
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I think providers are somewhat experiencing an overwhelming work load - one that isn't healthy for them! Additionally, it is close to impossible to get a response via the online email system and the same is true for phone calls.

May 4, 2021
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Dr Jeffery Bowden is excellent in my opinion. Empathy and listening skills stand out.

Apr 29, 2021
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the doctor was knowledgeable and very helpful

Apr 29, 2021
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I always find the nurses and reception people friendly snd caring. Dr. Bowden takes time to explain what he is doin g, the effects of the trestment, and possible next steps. I appreciate that!

Apr 27, 2021
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Provider didn't seem to have up to date knowledge of current recommendations for preventative care

Apr 22, 2021
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Dr Bowden and his staff are over the top!!!!!!

Apr 22, 2021
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very good experience.

Apr 22, 2021
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I felt disrespected as I had to wait 45 minutes for my 9:30am appointment and no one in the office acknowledged or apologized for the inconvenience that this caused me. I do not know why the physician could be 45 minutes late while his office had only been open for 1.5 hours by that point in the day.

Apr 21, 2021
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super easy and such a better organization than Peacehealth, thank you Legacy and Dr. Bowden

Apr 14, 2021
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GREAT to see and speak with DR Bowden again.

Apr 8, 2021
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love Dr.Bowden and wish he could be my wife's doctor too.

Apr 8, 2021
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I had a great experience in Dr. Bowden's office and at the breast center. I feel confident in the knowledge of staff and my treatment was kind, respectful and professional. thank you

Apr 6, 2021
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Dr. Bowden always takes the time needed to address all of my concerns. He is amazing! Have recommended him to many friends & family.

Apr 5, 2021
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Dr, Bowden is a good Dr and has taken care of my husband and I for several years now.

Mar 29, 2021
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Always have good visit.

Mar 26, 2021
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service was great.

Mar 26, 2021
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Very courteous and respectful

Mar 25, 2021
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Dr Bowden always asks how you feel and truly listens when you speak to him. Everyone was very friendly.

Mar 24, 2021
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The doctor was very caring, listened to all questions and concerns. He spent the time necessary to take care of all my my needs.

Mar 22, 2021
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question regarding contact misleading...received information via Email

Mar 18, 2021
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first visit and was pleased with efficiency and with Dr Bowden.

Mar 18, 2021
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it was a very good visit with my new doctor.

Mar 18, 2021
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My doctor is a God send !!!!

Mar 16, 2021
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Dr. Bowden is always pleasant and helpful.

Mar 15, 2021
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I have been a patient of Dr. Bowden's for some time. He is far and away the best primary care doctor I have ever had.

Mar 3, 2021
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Dr. Bowden is extremely professional, knowledgeable, compassionate & respectful.

Mar 2, 2021
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just started at this office.

Mar 1, 2021
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a wonderful quick experience with a knowledgeable doctor who knew my medical history

Feb 22, 2021
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Jeff spent a lot of time with us.

Feb 22, 2021
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Listened and answered questions. Excellent explanation of alternatives.

Feb 16, 2021
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Dr. Bowden is awesome and I like how he explains things.

Feb 16, 2021
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Dr. Bowden is very easy to understand and extremely knowledgeable.

Feb 10, 2021
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Dr Bowden has been my doctor over 4 years. He has always been helpful and I have referred several people,

Feb 8, 2021
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awesome all around!

Feb 5, 2021
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GREAT TEAM ALL WORKING TOGETHER...ON TIME AND VERY PROFESSIONAL

Feb 3, 2021
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DrBowden is always open to discussion. He is thorough, friendly, familiar with me and my physical condition, and very easy to talk with. His nurse is wonderful as well.

Feb 1, 2021
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the. appointment was last kiyand they tried very hard to fit me in which they did. I was seen in a timely manner and my problem was addressed right away. I had an additional question and Dr. Bowden graciously took the time to talk with me about my concern. He did a great job overall, the whole Legacy team did. thank you!

Jan 28, 2021
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The staff was very friendly and professional. Dr. Bowden is an outstanding doctor and has a way of explaining things in way that a non-medical professional can understand.

Jan 22, 2021
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I felt Dr. Bowden has a great sense of care and empathy for his patients. He was patient with me and really took the time to answer the many questions I had.

Jan 19, 2021
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Dr. Bowden is an excellent doctor because he takes the time to listen and cares.... also he always follows through

Jan 11, 2021
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Dr Bowden is the very best selection I coud ask for as a general practioner.

Jan 6, 2021
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Best PCP visit I've had in a long time. Dr. Bowden was prepared, listened, commented on all topics, gave me sound advice and I felt like Dr. Bowden actually cared about my well being. thank you.

Dec 28, 2020
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My experiences have always been very good, No complaints,

Dec 15, 2020
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I always receive excellent service from this provider and the staff.

Dec 8, 2020
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My appointment was at 3:00 PM and I wasn't seen until 3:50 PM.

Dec 3, 2020
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Great experience with Dr Bowden, friendly and helpful with all my medical needs and concerns, glad he is my Dr....

Dec 3, 2020
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I am thinking about seeking out another provider. I was treated like someone who complains for no reason about the issue I was dealing with. I had a phone visit for headaches which he decided a steroid nose inhaler would be a good idea and if that didn't help a sleep study. I told him I don't have sleep apnea and wasn't on board with that. The last visit might as well be handled over the phone. I told his medical assistant all the details of my visit which was for a hemorroid and small lesion that causes pain when urine reached it and told about how I was treating it myself for the past three weeks. He had someone call me and tell me that it would be better if he could see me for this. I showed up and he came into the room and asked what are we here for today. Obviously had not read the chart so I went through the entire explanation once again. This whole time the medical assistant did not have me disrobe so that the Dr. could see the injuries and even when I was talking to him he asked where is the lesion that was painful to me when urinating. He had me do a urine test for a UTI which was definitely not what I was talking about. I was talking about the open sore that burned heavily when the urine would get to it causing pain. I stood up pointing through my jeans to the area I was talking about. He said he would prescribe a stronger steroid cream that I was already using to shrink the hemorroid. He should have at least taken a look at the infected areas. A phone interview would have cost me less. The UTI showed nothing and I knew I did not have that. It was the open sore that was the issue. No pain coming from my urethra when urinating. Was so frustrated that we went through all of this and he didn't even take a peek at my infected areas.

Dec 2, 2020
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very pleased. I really like all mannerisms and personality of Dr Bowden

Nov 19, 2020
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Dr. Bowden was professional, respectful and very helpful. This was my first visit to establish him as my primary care provider and I couldn't be happier so far.

Nov 18, 2020
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Understood my concerns and was able to be both relatable and informative. Honestly the first time I've met a doctor I look forward to working with in the future.

Nov 16, 2020
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Staff pleasant...we are all dealing with unusual circumstances at the moment.

Nov 16, 2020
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awesome

Nov 6, 2020
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Dr. Bowden was very personable and explained things well at a level I could understand.

Nov 4, 2020
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appreciate the concern and respect the staff offer

Nov 2, 2020
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This was my first visit with Dr. Bowden for medical reasons since transferring to Legacy from out of state. I was very impressed with his level of care. After listening to my issue Dr. Bowden did a very good job explaining what was probably going on and how to do treatment at home. I was impressed that he stayed as long as it took and didn't seemed rushed to get to his next patient, which is something I've experienced with previous medical provider. He was willing to stay as long as it took.

Nov 2, 2020
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Dr. Bowden is knowledgeable and courteous in every visit. His professional manner carries over to empathy and concern to answer questions and give options for next step in medical problems. His staff does an excellent job in their treatment of me as a customer to the clinic.

Oct 26, 2020
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Dr. BOWDEN is always easy to talk too. He listens to what you have to say and he is very kind.

Oct 23, 2020
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my visit was an amazing lily always

Oct 23, 2020
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Dr. Bowden is very personable, knowledgeable and respectful. I would recommend him to anyone.

Oct 21, 2020
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He listens and answers all questions until I am fully satisfied

Oct 20, 2020
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He takes plenty of time to explain things and has genuine concern for his patients. I never feel rushed through my appointment.

Oct 12, 2020
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good experience

Oct 8, 2020
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Very satisfied & have already referred a friend.

Oct 8, 2020
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We satisfied with the care I receive from Dr. Bowden and his staff!!!!!

Oct 1, 2020
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I appreciate that they remembered to ask me if I wanted a flu shot, which I did, and which was provided. The provider understands how I like to approach my health issues and respects my position.

Oct 1, 2020
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I was told that if I have any issues to call the front desk of my primary care because they are my safety net now. That was really awesome to hear, thank you guys.

Sep 29, 2020
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Dr. Bowden always listens to me, asks specific questions, and explains his diagnosis carefully and thoroughly. I also appreciate his staff who are always friendly and communicative.

Sep 28, 2020
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first class as always, very little wait time, not rushed during my visit, very informative and thorough, absolutely love Legacy and Dr. Bowden
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