Dr. John Downs, MD

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Dr. John Downs, MD

Oncology | Male

Lifebridge Health Mays Chapel 12221 Tullamore Rd, Timonium, MD 21093 Get Directions
(410) 252-6790

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Dr. Downs specializes in Oncology and practices in Timonium, MD. He practices at 1 location.

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      5 based on 3 responses
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Downs has been my Oncologist since 1993. I have placed my life in his hands, and I am here today because of his expert decision making in what course of treatment needed to be accomplished to help cure me. He is very professional, courteous, and most of all he treats his patients with the utmost respect and concern for their cure. He is very dedicated to his profession and his patients.
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      Specialties

      • Oncology
      • Medical Oncology

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      • Internal Medicine
      • Medical Oncology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Leukemia
      • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
      • All Lymphoma
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anemia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bladder Cancer
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Cancer
      • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
      • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
      • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hypercoagulable State
      • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
      • Kidney Cancer
      • Leukocytosis
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
      • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
      • Melanoma
      • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
      • Myeloma
      • Myeloproliferative Disorders
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Neutropenia
      • Nodular Lymphoma
      • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
      • Oral Cancer
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
      • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
      • Prostate Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Sickle Cell Disease
      • Skin Cancer
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thalassemia
      • Thrombocytosis
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Bone Marrow Biopsy

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        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        SUNY UPSTATE MED UNIV

        Graduated in 1981

      • Internship Hospital
        Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

        Completed in 1982

      • Residency Hospital
        Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

        Completed in 1984

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University of Maryland Medical Center

        Completed in 1986

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Oncology
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Downs' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Downs

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients