Dr. James R Sowers MD Endocrinologist

Dr. James Sowers is an endocrinologist in Columbia, Missouri. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital and Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital and one of 2 at Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971 - 1972

St Johns Mercy Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1972 - 1974

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1974 - 1976

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2012

Publications & Presentations

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension: An Update.
Lastra, G.,Syed, S.,Kurukulasuriya, L. R.,Manrique, C.,Sowers, J. R.

New insights into insulin action and resistance in the vasculature.
Manrique, C.,Lastra, G.,Sowers, J. R.

New thoughts in an old player: role of nitrite in the treatment of ischemic revascularization.
Jia, G.,Sowers, J. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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