Dr. John Downs, MD

Dr. John Downs, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. John Downs, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med in 1983 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

8315 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 220

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

(214) 363-6123

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Downs' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Downs treats Anal Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Downs treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Downs treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Downs treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Downs performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Downs performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Downs' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
Anal Warts
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Myomectomy
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticular Diseases
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pruritus Ani
Rectal Abscess
Rectal Bleeding
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Diseases
Rectal Pain
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal-Colon Bleeding
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Downs, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med in 1983 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1989
Parkland/Presby Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
Residency Hospital
1986
University Mo Hospital Clins
Residency Hospital
1984
University Mo Hospital Clins
Internship Hospital
1983
Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
Medical School
1979
Washington University, St Louis
Undergraduate School
1989
1988
1986
1984
1983
1979

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Dr. Downs' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Downs

3.6

Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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I had an in-office hemorrhoid banding procedure. Expressed beforehand I was VERY anxious about pain, but was told procedure was not painful beyond mild for possibly 2 days. The procedure itself was not painful, but after I had acute pain for two days and still in significant pain 4 days later. No...Read More
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I was truly disappointed in Dr. Downs. After a day of preparation I waited 75 minutes past my appointment time with an IV in my arm. When I told his nurse I wasn't waiting any longer he comes and tells me some of his patients took extra time. Then blames me for causing a delay. He only had two...Read More
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This Dr. really listens to your symptoms & finds the best options for you. He doesn't prescribe unneccessary testing or surgery. He solved problems that we've been to 3 other GI Dr. couldn't. His office staff is friendly & easy to work with
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Dr. Downs and his staff, specifically Natalie are amazing. The staff genuinely cares and Downs is very respectful and understanding.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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