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Dr. Frank Bowden, MD

Dr. Frank Bowden, MD

Age 70 Ophthalmology* M
(56) 56 reviews
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Dr. Frank Bowden, MD works in Jacksonville, FL as an Ophthalmology Specialist and has 45 years experience.

They are board certified in Ophthalmology and graduated from Meharry Medical College in 1979. Dr. Bowden has has worked on more claims relating to Eye Infections, Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) and Corneal Diseases than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Bowden has received an average rating of 3.8 from patients and has been reviewed 56 times. They are affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Hospital. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Bowden also speaks Spanish. Dr. Bowden practices at Bowden Eye & Associates in Jacksonville, FL and has additional offices in Orange Park, FL.


  • Wills Eye Hospital, Fellowship Hospital — 1988
  • Naval Medical Center, Internship Hospital — 1980
  • Meharry Medical College, Medical School — 1979

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Bowden helped me tremendously get my eyes seeing better. I cant thank him enough.
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Dr. Frank Bowden, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today. See Dr. Bowden's profile to make an appointment.

Dr. Bowden accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others.

Dr. Bowden's office is located at 7205 Bentley Rd Jacksonville, FL 32256. Find other locations and directions on MedicalNewsToday.

Dr. Bowden frequently sees patients for Eye Infections, Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) and Corneal Diseases. Check Dr. Bowden's experience on other conditions or procedures on their MedicalNewsToday profile.

Yes, Dr. Bowden speaks Spanish. See Dr. Bowden's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Bowden has a star rating of 3.8/5 and has been reviewed 56 times.

Dr. Bowden is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Bowden has been practicing as an Ophthalmology Specialist for 45 years.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Hospital


  1. Bowden Eye & Associates

    1. 1
      Bowden Eye & Associates
      7205 Bentley Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32256 Directions (904) 296-0098
  1. Bowden Eye & Associates

    1. 2
      Bowden Eye & Associates
      12341 Yellow Bluff Rd Ste 4, Jacksonville, FL 32226 Directions (904) 696-9486
    2. 3
      Frank W Bowden III MD Facs PA
      14810 Old Saint Augustine Rd Ste 103, Jacksonville, FL 32258 Directions (904) 396-1908
    3. 4
      Bowden Eye & Associates
      1008 Park Ave Ste 140, Orange Park, FL 32073 Directions (904) 215-4600

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