Dr. James Dowdy, MD

Dr. James Dowdy, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. James Dowdy, MD is a general surgery specialist in Murray, KY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Louisville in 1983 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

300 S 8th St Ste 401E

Murray, KY 42071

Contact Information

(270) 753-2444

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
very high
more than 97% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Louisville
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Tenn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dowdy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dowdy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dowdy

4.1

Based on 9 reviews

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Dr. Dowdy was my sisters doctor when she was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer. As her caretaker and only family I was responsible for her and her care, but to get Dr. Dowdy to answer my questions was like pulling teeth Whenever u asked him a question he acted like I smelled bad or something....Read More
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Jan in San Antonio, TX – Apr 23, 2018
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I had emergency surgery last year. I had just started working at MCCH and very hesitant about the hospital. The ER staff was very quick to diagnose and Dr. Dowdy was on call and I was evaluated by him quickly, had surgery and the entire hospital staff was very efficient and took care of me. Thanks...Read More
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Greenwood, IN – Mar 30, 2017
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