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Referring Providers

About James Dowd, PA-C

Mr. Dowd knows that offering effective mindcare requires open and honest communication. He wants the people he works with to feel heard and safe enough to share any questions or concerns regarding their care. James prioritizes building a relationship of trust and respect with his patients, including them in the decision-making process and taking time to make sure they are comfortable with all decisions made. Using a team-based approach, he wants patients to know that he will work together with them to achieve optimal care. At the end of the day, his work is about improving and maintaining a high quality of life for the patient. Working with a wide range of ages, he offers medication management for multiple mindcare issues.

Partial List of Specialties

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Anxiety
  • Bariatric Surgery Evaluation
  • Bipolar
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Hoarding
  • OCD
  • Pain Disorder
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sex / Pornography Addiction
  • badge-2 LGBTQ+ CareSignifies post graduate education in gender and sexual diversity and recognizes specialization in LGBTQ+ care.
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Education & Certifications

– Master s in Physician Assistant Studies from Chatham University located in Pittsburgh, PA
– Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), by the American Heart Association (AHA), in Basic Life Support (BLS), and in Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Accepted Insurance

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Testimonials

“Your online system was very easy to use. James Dowd was very easy to talk to, and provided very helpful information about my condition. I’m very grateful for your willingness to see a new patient in a timely fashion— other places were not as accommodating.”

- J.E.

“Felt understood and taken care of. James Dowd was relatable and all around detailed. He took time to make sure my diagnosis was a sure thing through testing. My concerns were validated with proof for the first time in my life. Thanks James!”

- T.T.

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.