Dr. Mark Downey, MD

Dr. Mark Downey, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Downey, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

3525 Independence Dr

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

(205) 802-6700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
30

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Downey to family and friends
4.9
based on 16 total reviews (1 with 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)

in mountain brook, al |
So empathetic and understanding. Really gave me some peace I had not had with previous physicians
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Downey accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Downey has admitting privileges

Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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