Dr. John Dowdle, MD
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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Biography

Dr. Dowdle is the Director of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Stamford Hospital and Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at New York Medical College. He has been recognized as one of the Top Doctors in Fairfield County, Top Doctors in Connecticut, America's Top Surgeons, America's Top Orthopaedists and America's Top Doctors. Dr Dowdle has published multiple articles in the field of hand surgery. He specializes in the treatment of hand and wrist disorders in all age groups. He has a particular interest in small joint arthroscopy and minimally invasive treatments for multiple disorders including Dupuytren's disease, carpal tunnel syndrome and wrist fractures. He has introduced several new treatments and surgical techniques to the Stamford medical community. In addition to his clinical practice, he has lent his expertise as a team physician for Manhattanville College, the Buick Classic PGA event, the GHI Bronx Tennis Classic ATP event and served as Medical Director for the Nutmeg Games, the Connecticut State Olympics.

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Dr. Dowdle says...

Dr. Dowdle is the Director of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Stamford Hospital and Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at New York Medical College. He has been recognized as one of the Top Doctors in Fairfield County, Top Doctors in Connecticut, America's Top Surgeons, America's Top Orthopaedists and America's Top Doctors.

Dr Dowdle has published multiple articles in the field of hand surgery.

He specializes in the treatment of hand and wrist disorders in all age groups. He has a particular interest in small joint arthroscopy and minimally invasive treatments for multiple disorders including Dupuytren's disease, carpal tunnel syndrome and wrist fractures. He has introduced several new treatments and surgical techniques to the Stamford medical community.

In addition to his clinical practice, he has lent his expertise as a team physician for Manhattanville College, the Buick Classic PGA event, the GHI Bronx Tennis Classic ATP event and served as Medical Director for the Nutmeg Games, the Connecticut State Olympics.

Dr. Dowdle says...

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

Dr. Dowdle says...

Dr. Dowdle is the Director of Hand and Upper Extremity surgery at Stamford Hospital. He specializes in the treatment of hand and wrist disorders in all age groups. He has a particular interest in small joint arthroscopy and minimally invasive treatments for multiple disorders including Dupuytren's disease, carpal tunnel syndrome and wrist fractures. He has introduced several new treatments and surgical techniques to the Stamford medical community..

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement