Dr. Gordon Dowds, MD

Dr. Gordon Dowds, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
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65 y/o
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Dr. Gordon Dowds, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Spokane, WA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

Providence Medical Group

212 E Central Ave Ste 315

Spokane, WA 99208
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 65% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
more than 58% of peers
Respiratory Management
normal
more than 54% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dowds "I seek to provide the most complete care to my patients in a caring and respectful way."
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypertension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Renal Failure-Like Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.

Education

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Cedar Sinai
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dowds has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dowds' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dowds to family and friends
2.7
based on 12 total reviews
Dr. Dowds' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dowds accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Dowds has admitting privileges

Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
7300 Medical Center Dr
West Hills, CA 91307
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