Dr. Robert Cowles, III, established Cowles Clinic in 2004 after relocating his Atlanta based urology practice to the lake area. Dr. Cowles' vision was to meet the healthcare needs of the burgeoning Lake Oconee community by recruiting leading physicians to create an expert medical team. Cowles Clinic's board certified physicians have trained at some of the most prestigious medical schools including: Emory University, Dartmouth University, Duke University, Harvard University, Medical College of Virginia, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University of Florida, Georgetown University, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Johns Hopkins University, M.D. Anderson, National Naval Medical School and many others. Over 36 Medical Practices, and over 60 Specialties - The clinic's specialties include: Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Audiology, Cardiology, Corneal Surgery, Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery - Ophthalmic, Dermatology, ENT, Executive Health, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Surgery - Laparoscopy & Endoscopy, Gynecology, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Mohs Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Optometry, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Pediatrics, Pathology, Physical Therapy, Podiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology, Pulmonology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Radiotherapy, Retina, Vitreous and Macula Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Sports Medicine, Urology, Vascular Medicine, Cowles Clinic Laboratory and Saint Joseph's Imaging Center at Cowles ClinicGeorgia Center for Total Cancer Care at Cowles Clinic - Staffed by three respected oncology practices in the southeast, Atlanta Oncology Associates, Georgia Cancer Specialists, and Southeastern Radiotherapy Specialists, who together with Cowles Clinic's physicians create a team approach to treatment. The 11, 000 square foot, dedicated center delivers medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology, genetic counseling and a full range of patient wellness services. The facility includes an auditorium for community health education events.Saint Joseph's Imaging Center at Cowles Clinic - Convenient diagnostic care in a state-of-the-art, 100% digital facility delivering Computed Tomography ( CT ), MRI, Breast MRI, Bone Densitometry and X-ray.