James Dowd

Physician Assistant

Durham, NC | Telehealth


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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.

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)

Conditions Treated

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna NC
    • BCBS NC
    • Cigna NC
    • Magellan NC
    • Medcost NC
    • UBH NC
    • Humana NC
    • Behavioral Health Systems NC
    • EHN Multistate NC

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    Insurance plans may vary by location and are subject to change.



    May 27, 2022

    Attentive, patient caring listener. Overall experience very positive. Appreciate the caring attentive care.


    October 25, 2021

    James is a fantastic person to deal with.


    October 21, 2021

    James Dowd is great! 10/10 Would recommend! I feel heard & understood!


    October 15, 2021

    He asks all the right questions! Love Mind Path, and James Dowd!


    October 15, 2021

    James is outstanding


    October 12, 2021

    Each appointment I have with James I come away with a better perspective of how to work with my diagnosis.


    October 11, 2021

    I find working with James Dowd to be productive.


    October 11, 2021

    He shows empathy and compassion. Great provider. The Spravato team in Durham Hwy 50 are great!


    October 7, 2021

    Very special person he is caring and sooo real about meeting his patients needs. True person


    October 7, 2021

    I just appreciate having a professional who listens!


    October 6, 2021

    Easy an efficient way and Dr Dowd is easy to connect too.


    September 28, 2021

    Listened, provided options. Works with me as a team. Feels like we re solving issues together instead of being told what to do.


    September 20, 2021

    James is very thorough and caring and is highly invested in my mental health care and progress.


    September 17, 2021

    Excellent customer service. James is an excellent employee. You re lucky to have him.


    September 16, 2021

    Thank you for trying to help an old man


    September 16, 2021

    The platform is very easy to use and my provider James Dowd has been great at listening and helping me find the right treatment.


    September 10, 2021

    James is always helpful, considerate and caring


    September 9, 2021

    I have been in therapy for many years prior, but he is hands down the best mental health professional I ve ever had. I ve never felt so comfortable and understood. He explained every question I had in a very understandable way. He never once made me feel like my issues were things that other people didn t experience; he made me feel like that while my symptoms exist, we can find a solution together to help.


    September 1, 2021

    He is personable and professional.


    August 10, 2021

    I m happy with the provider I m seeing and would recommend him to others. He has been quick to move things forward in my care while still being thorough in understanding where I m coming from.


    August 9, 2021

    Professional, courteous, and caring.


    August 6, 2021

    He s great


    January 25, 2021

    He asks questions that make me feel like he cares.


    January 13, 2021

    James is very friendly and approachable. Takes things very seriously but at the same time makes things light so I don t feel strange talking about meds. James is terrific! Please recognize him for doing such a great work!


    January 11, 2021

    Always empathetic


    December 8, 2020

    Mr. Dowd is an excellent provider that has helped to completely turn my life around. He has prescribed and monitors the right medications I need to keep my ADHD and repetitive behaviors under control. I am very grateful to MindPath for employing competent providers like Mr. Dowd.


    November 11, 2020

    I'm very happy with my experience


    November 2, 2020

    James is a compassionate young clinician


    July 22, 2020

    I really liked James. He took the time to talk to me. I highly recommend him.


    March 20, 2020

    Great and warming first experience