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About Michelle Lee Cowan
Michelle Cowan, MD FASCRS is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon and an associate professor in the Department of Surgery at UW School of Medicine. Dr. Cowan believes in a multidisciplinary approach to colorectal diseases and is dedicated to the management of colorectal diseases in a minimally invasive approach (robotically and laparoscopically) if possible. Dr. Cowan believes patient care should be personalized, accounting for patient goals and beliefs combined with the most current evidence-based information thus resulting in an improved quality of life.
Dr. Cowan enjoys spending downtime with her labradors, cycling and scuba diving.
Education and Training
Fellowship, 2015, Colon & Rectal Surgery
University of Chicago Hospitals
Residency, 2014, General Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Medical Education, 2007
University of Colorado
Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2016, American Board of Colon/Rectal Surgery