Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD

Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(17)
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Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Alexandria, LA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

651 N Bolton Ave

Alexandria, LA 71301

Contact Information

(318) 443-3511

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dowd to family and friends
3.2
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

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 (3)

in Lapwai, ID |
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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Pineville, LA |
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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Alexandria, LA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dowd accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Dowd has admitting privileges

Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital
651 N Bolton Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
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CHRISTUS Saint Frances Cabrini Hospital
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
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Rapides Regional Medical Center
211 4th St
Alexandria, LA 71301
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