Dr. Joshua Dowling, MD

Dr. Joshua Dowling, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Joshua Dowling, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4921 Parkview Pl Ste 6B

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 362-3577

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Dowling's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dowling performs Brain Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Dowling performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dowling treats Hydrocephalus more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Dowling treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Deep Brain Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dowling performs Deep Brain Stimulation more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Dowling performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Dowling's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leukodystrophy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joshua Dowling, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Or Health Science University
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Wash University School Med/Barnes Hospital
Residency Hospital
1990
Wash University School Med/Barnes Hospital
Internship Hospital
1989
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
1996
1990
1989

Awards

Dr. Dowling's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dowling

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
90%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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I was diagnosed with complex partial seizures and Dr. Dowling has done wonders with me. Explained all my options , the risks and if the surgery would work. I did have the temporal lobectomy done in 2000. Then I had the VNS put in in March of 2005 for the first time . I am so thankful for him and...Read More
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Had a brain injury that happened from a Jet ski accident year 2000 in Hollywood Florida. After 6 months hospitalized was discharged not wanting to go back to have my skull replacement repaired. Moving with my family to St. Louis started to have weather effects from cold seasons after 10 years...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Barnes Jewish Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

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