Dr. Mark Downey, MD

Dr. Mark Downey, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Mark Downey, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read his story

3525 Independence Dr

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Downey's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Downey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Downey "Dr. Mark Downey is a native of Anniston, Alabama. He is married with 3 children. He enjoys outdoor activities including golf, exercise, water sports, and time spent with his family. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Downey "Dr. Downey's treatment philosophy is simple. Patients should leave the office with a better understanding of their spine condition paired with confidence in his ability to diagnose and treat them. He takes time with each patient and attempts to treat them as conservatively as possible, just as he would his own family members. "

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Fracture

8  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Samford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Trinity Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Downey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Downey's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Downey to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

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 (1)

So empathetic and understanding. Really gave me some peace I had not had with previous physicians
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