Dr. Gordon O. Downey, MD

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Dr. Gordon O. Downey, MD

Gynecologic Oncology | Male

Gynecologic Oncology West Michigan 1000 E Paris Ave SE Ste 242, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Get Directions
(616) 957-3398

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As a gynecologic oncologist I believe in personal care and attention to every patient. For that reason, we do not have a "phone tree" answering system, but personally answer every telephone call. Every nurse in our office is Oncology Certified and I am a Principal Investigator for the National Cancer Institute. The highest quality patient care is the goal of everyone in our office.Read more

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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

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  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumor
  • Ovarian Tumor
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Scleroderma
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • da Vinci® Gynecologic Procedure
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Oncology Surgery
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Dissection for Endometrial Cancer (Uterine Cancer)
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Radical Cydoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Tripler Army Med Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Tripler Army Med Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Minnesota Med School

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Trinity U

    Graduated in 1971

Awards & Recognition

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    • 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 Gynecologic Oncology
  • Board certified in Gynecological Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Downey's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Downey

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
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Dr. Downey's Care Philosophy

As a gynecologic oncologist I believe in personal care and attention to every patient. For that reason, we do not have a "phone tree" answering system, but personally answer every telephone call. Every nurse in our office is Oncology Certified and I am a Principal Investigator for the National Cancer Institute. The highest quality patient care is the goal of everyone in our office.