Title: Locum Hospitalist
Company: Private Practice
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Cynthia D. Owens, DO, Locum Hospitalist at a Private Practice, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in gastroenterology.
Dr. Owens is propelled by the belief that medicine is an emotionally fulfilling profession, where physicians and nurses are given the ability to help others and make a genuine difference in individual lives. Serving as a locum hospitalist in a private practice since 2005, she previously worked as an internist at the Digestive Health Center in Pascagoula, MS, from 1996 to 2001, having served in the same position for Prevention Health Physicians in Biloxi, MS, from 1994 to 1996, the Gastroenterology Clinic in Pascagoula from 1986 to 1994, and in a private practice in Quincy, FL, from 1984 to 1986. Involved in academia, she additionally worked as an assistant professor of medicine and geriatrics at Wayne State University from 2006 to 2007.
A fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Osteopathic Internists, Dr. Owens received a Bachelor of Arts from Wayne State University in 1975, followed by a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1979. Subsequently, she completed her internship and residency at the Michigan Hospital and Medical Center. She is certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and hospital medicine. Interested in the field from a young age, she says that delving into medicine was a dream come true.
In an effort to remain alert of industry changes, Dr. Owens maintains affiliation with several professional organizations, having previously been on the board of directors of the American Cancer Society in 1996. She has further remained associated with the American College of Osteopathic Internists, the American Osteopathic Society, the American Geriatric Association and the American Medical Association, among others. Civically, she has held involvement with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
As a testament to her success, Dr. Owens was highlighted in the first edition of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, published in 1996. Likewise, she was named Citizen of the Year in 1998 and a Top Doctor in 2015 and 2017. The proud mother of one child, she enjoys listening to music, playing piano, jogging and spending time with family in her spare time.
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