Dr. James Downard, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(6)
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Dr. James Downard, MD
Dr. James Downard, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Ames, IA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Downard is affiliated with Hansen Family Hospital and Mary Greeley Medical Center.

1015 Duff Ave

Ames, IA 50010

Contact Information

(515) 239-4414

Dr. James Downard, MD

Dr. James Downard, MD

Accepted insurance

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Vaginal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
very high
more than 97% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
29

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
18

Procedures

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

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Mo Hosps and Clins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Downard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Downard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Downard to family and friends
4.0
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Downard's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Colo, IA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Downard accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    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
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Downard has admitting privileges

Hansen Family Hospital
920 S Oak St
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
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Mary Greeley Medical Center
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
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