Dr. James M. Downard, MD

Dr. James M. Downard, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 55 years old

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Dr. Downard specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Ames, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Downard takes the time to ask questions and really listens to the answers, he's one of the few doctors that doesn't rush through your visit.
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Dr. Downard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    University Mo Hosps and Clins

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Birth Control
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery