Dr. James Dowd, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 49

5716 Cleveland St Ste 200
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
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Dr. Dowd's Experience

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Dr. Dowd's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502

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Jordan-Young Institute
Jordan-Young Institute
5716 Cleveland St Ste 200
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
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    Dr. Dowd's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Arthritis Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
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    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    University Pitt
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    University Pitt
    Complete in 1998

    Fellowship Hospital

    Anderson Orth Rsch Institute
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Dowd & Staff

    • English
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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.6 out of 5

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    - in Chesapeake, VA. 23322 |

    Since my surgery this year. I have been in constant pain. I have not had a restful night. Every time I have been seen, he don't know why I am in pain. I will never recommend him to anyone. Now I have to find someone who can help me. Every since my surgery I have been walking with a cane.

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    Jordan-Young Institute
    5716 Cleveland St Ste 200
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 490-4802 (Office)
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