Dr. James E. Dowd, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 48

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

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Dr. Dowd's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Dowd Performs

  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Dowd Treats

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Dowd

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arthritis Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Joint Replacement and Revisions
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
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    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Sclerosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Dowd

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Dowd's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Sentara Leigh Hospital where Dr. Dowd has admitting privileges:

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    • Sentara Leigh Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Dowd

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dowd to family and friends

    20 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Dowd's Office & Staff
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    20 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 18 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Dowd
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    20 responses
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Dowd accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • State Farm
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

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