Dr. Jay Cowan is a lifelong resident of the Indianapolis area. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1982 and earned his BA at DePauw University in 1986. Dr. Cowan attended the Indiana University School of Dentistry, where he received the prestigious Glen J. Pell Memorial Scholarship Award for Undergraduate Oral Surgery. Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Cowan completed his four-year oral surgery residency at The University of Cincinnati Medical Center in 1995.
Dr. Cowan has served on the Board of Directors for the Indianapolis District Dental Society Foundation, which provides dental services and needs to the underserved and impoverished in the greater Indianapolis area. In 2011, he was recognized for his outstanding service to the Indiana Donated Dental Services Program. This program provides free dental care to the physically disabled, mentally disabled and medically compromised patients. Dr. Cowan is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Cowan has been married to his wife, Carrie, since 1998. They have two sons, Brett and Ben. In his free time, Dr. Cowan enjoys fishing, playing golf and coaching his sons in their various sports. He is a member of the Hamilton Southeastern Youth Football Board and enjoys sharing his love of football with the youth in the community. Dr. Cowan, Carrie and their two boys attend Geist Christian Church.
Dr. Cowan’s practice includes a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise in wisdom teeth removal. In addition to serving his patients in private practice, Dr. Cowan is on staff at Community Hospitals of Indianapolis and Hancock Regional Hospital.