Dr. Earl Downey Jr., MD

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Dr. Earl Downey Jr., MD

Pediatric Surgery | Male

Univ Utah Med Ctr Pediatric Sgy 100 N Mario Capecchi Dr Ste 2600, Salt Lake City, UT 84113 Get Directions
(801) 357-1700

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Dr. Downey Jr. specializes in Pediatric Surgery and practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He practices at 2 locations.

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Naval Medical Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Naval Medical Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Children's Hosp

    Completed in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Downey Jr.'s Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Downey Jr.

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients