Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD

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Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD
Dr. Gregory Dowd, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Alexandria, LA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Dowd is affiliated with CHRISTUS Saint Frances Cabrini Hospital, Rapides Regional Medical Center and Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital.

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based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)
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
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 since I am not in office. Been out of meds almost a week. She is not concerned .
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 had obtained an attorney to take care of the medical bills. After months of recovery, they never-ever even bothered to pick up the phone to see how I was doing.
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Dr. Dowd's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Meml Mc

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    La State U

    Completed in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • 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
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities