Dr. Laura Downey, MD

Dr. Laura Downey, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
(27)
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Dr. Laura Downey, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in West Orange, NJ and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

741 Northfield Ave Ste 206

West Orange, NJ 07052

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Downey performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Perforated Eardrum
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

52  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Downey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Downey's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Downey to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Downey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Downey is awesome. I appreciate her calm demeanor as well as the way she makes me the patient feel like I am the only thing that matters when she is in my care.
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Dr downey cured my tinnitus by doing an inovative procedure to my ear drum and process to calm my inner ear nerve.
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Dr Downey is at the highest level that a doctor can be..
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Great! She asked first what I wanted and how she could help.Also there was very little waiting time no more than 15 minutes.
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I thought she was outstanding! She was my company doctor when I was on disability and insisted that I take more time to recuperate before returning to work, as my PCP had been pushing. I did as she instructed and am glad that I did.
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