Dr. James R. Downey, MD

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Dr. James R. Downey, MD

Urology | Male

Urology Northwest 6005 244th St SW Ste 111, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 Get Directions
(425) 275-5555

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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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12 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • LifeWise
  • Moda Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Male Adult Urology

Board Certifications

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Downey says..

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

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  • 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)

Procedures Performed

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • 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

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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    Sanctions

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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Downey has 1 board action

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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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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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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Dr. Downey's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Downey

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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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Dr. Downey says...

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