Dr. Terence Downing, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 67

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Lawnwood Cardiovascular Surgery DBA/Florida Heart & Vascular Care at Lawnwood Regional Medical Cente
Florida Heart & Vascular Care at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
2100 Nebraska Ave Ste 202
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
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    Dr. Downing's Experience

    Dr. Downing's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Valve Replacement
    • Hernia Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Resection
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
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    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Stenosis
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
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    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Sick Sinus Syndrome
    • Sick Sinus Syndrome
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • 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

    Awards

    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Best Physician in the US, 1997
    • Top Doctors South Florida, 1998
    • Top Doctors South Florida, 1999
    • Top Doctors South Florida, 1997

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    George Washington University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    University of Utah Medical Center
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Stanford Univ Mc
    Complete in 1983

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Complete in 1984
    Standford University
    Complete in 1982

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of Washington
    Graduated in 1970
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Downing & Staff

    • English
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Downing to family and friends

    4.6 out of 5

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    Dr. Downing's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Downing

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

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    Lawnwood Cardiovascular Surgery DBA/Florida Heart & Vascular Care at Lawnwood Regional Medical Cente
    Florida Heart & Vascular Care at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
    2100 Nebraska Ave Ste 202
    Fort Pierce, FL 34950
    (772) 465-8100 (Office)
    (772) 465-8689 (Fax)
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