Dr. Cara Downey, MD

Dr. Cara Downey, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Cara Downey, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from Baylor University in 2007 and specializes in plastic surgery, breast reconstruction surgery, and more.Read her story

2500 West Loop S Ste 150

Houston, TX 77027

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

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Nipple Reconstruction
more than 48% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
more than 35% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 25% of peers

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Dr. Downey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Downey "A proud Houston native with a passion for serving her community, Cara Downey, M.D. is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has plied her craft at several medical centers across Houston, including Sugarland and North Houston. She graduated from the University of Texas with honors and completed a six-year integrated Plastic Surgery Residency at Baylor College of Medicine, one of the premier academic health science centers in Houston. Dr. Downey specializes in both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the face, body, and breasts."

5  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

8  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Pulmonary Disease

12  Procedures

  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Baylor College of Medicine, DeBakey Department of Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Cara Downey, MD
I am so happy with Dr. Downey. I appreciate how professional and honest Dr. Downey is when you have your consultation with her. Dr. Downey is obviously a perfectionist and I love the results!!!! I would highly recommend her.
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San Antonio, TX – Jun 15, 2017
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I had a Brazilian Butt Lift at Downey Plastic Surgery, and I?m glad I did. Dr. Cara Downey genuinely cares about his patient?s well-being. I was accommodated from the start to finish, and she answered all the questions I had about the procedure. She was very friendly and at the same time, her...Read More
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Katharyn in Houston, TX – Apr 26, 2016
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