Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD

Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Alexandria, LA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from McGill U, Fac Med in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

651 N Bolton Ave

Alexandria, LA 71301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dowd performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Dowd's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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21  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dowd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dowd's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dowd to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Dowd's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY 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

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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...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...more
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