Dr. Jacob Dowden, MD

Dr. Jacob Dowden, MD

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Age 37
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Dr. Jacob Dowden, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 2007 and specializes in general surgery.

979 E 3rd St # C300

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Contact Information

(423) 267-0466

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

Pancreatic Cancer
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more than 72% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
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more than 71% of peers
Liver Cancer
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more than 70% of peers

Dr. Dowden'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

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dowden does not have any board certifications listed.

53  Conditions Treated

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45  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dowden has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Dowden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dowden's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dowden to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Dowden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I met with Dr. Dowden about removing my gallbladder. He suggested that it be removed after having other procedures done in the ER from other doctors. Surgery was very easy and went great! He is very friendly and will answer any questions that you may have! I would definitely recommend him for your...more
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