Dr. James R. Downey, MD

Dr. James R. Downey, MD

Urology | Male | 59 years old

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Urology Northwest serves women and men who want to remain active and youthful by empowering them to regain control over their urinary, pelvic and sexual health. We offer diagnostics, preventive therapies, education, non-operative solutions as well as surgical repair and reconstruction.Read more

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Dr downey has seen me on several occasions my family has a history of kidney stones and after I entered my thirtys I wasn't able to pass them Iv'e seen several uroligests thru the years but dr downey for the last eight yearsand his care is excellent after lithotripsy surgery with some uroligests I was misserable for days but with dr downey the next day I'm great
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Dr. Downey's Care Philosophy

Urology Northwest serves women and men who want to remain active and youthful by empowering them to regain control over their urinary, pelvic and sexual health.  We offer diagnostics, preventive therapies, education, non-operative solutions as well as surgical repair and reconstruction.

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Professional Interests Cancer and benign disease of the prostate, kidney stones, impotence, incontinence, vasectomies and reversals

Dr. Downey's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Urology
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    • Failure to disclose required information (3/28/2013)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Downey, James R MD: License # 7702: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician failed to disclose academic probation on his license application. ACTION TAKEN: The Alaska State Medical Board has imposed a Civil FINE in the amount of $1,000.00.
    • State: Alaska
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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Usaf Flight Surgeon

    Completed in 1993

    Usaf School Of Aerospace Medicine

    Completed in 1984

    Wilford Hall Med Center Aetc

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    College Of The Holy Cross

    Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Male Adult Urology

Procedures Performed

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy