Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD

Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Alexandria, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from McGill U, Fac Med in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

651 N Bolton Ave

Alexandria, LA 71301

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Dowd's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dowd treats Spondylolisthesis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Dowd treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dowd treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Dowd treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dowd treats Spine Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Dowd treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Dowd's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Alexandria, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from McGill U, Fac Med in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2000
La State U
Residency Hospital
1995
Meml Mc
Internship Hospital
1994
McGill U, Fac Med
Medical School
2000
1995
1994

Awards

Dr. Dowd's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dowd

3.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
44.44444444444444%
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4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
5.555555555555555%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
44.44444444444444%
(8)

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Arranged for transportation to take me an hour drive EACH WAY for appt with Dowd. I was is a wheelchair from accident. I had worn a neck brace every night for 3weeks. I got there and waited. No Dr Dowd. Some other guy came in, sat down and told me Dr Dowd wasn’t there!! This guy didn’t examine...Read More
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Brilliant! Struggled for years..I'm in Idaho now and would drive to La. To see him again when I need him. All his staff is wonderful. Thank you. Carrie Miller
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Dr Dowd himself is not the problem with this practice. His problem is his unprofessional staff especially his nurse, Jennifer. She is rude, unwilling to help and has no empathy toward the needs of the patient going so far as to tell me today that my need for prescription refill is not a priority...Read More
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Dr. Dowd became my neurologist as the result of a head injury. His staff was cold-hearted and distant. I only saw him when he had to tell me I had to have surgery on my brain. I had to follow up a week later to have the staples removed, and they would not schedule a follow up appointment because I...Read More
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