Dr. Robert Downey, MD

Dr. Robert Downey, MD

Critical Care Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Robert Downey, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1985 and specializes in critical care surgery.

300 E 66th St

New York, NY 10065

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Dr. Downey's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a chest surgeon who specializes in the treatment of patients with lung cancer, cancers that have spread to the lung from other sites, or tumors that arise from other structures in the chest, such as the thymus gland or the chest wall. In an atte...

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Mayo Clinic St Marys Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1995
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center
Fellowship Hospital
1993
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center
Residency Hospital
1986
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center
Internship Hospital
1985
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1995
1993
1986
1985

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Dr. Downey's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Downey

3.2

Based on 9 reviews

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Thoughtful, decisive, swift. Wouldn't dream of using anyone else.
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We (my husband and I) went to Dr. Downey confused and scared after my husband was diagnosed with lung cancer. He explained my husband's diagnosis and the treatment options to us. From our first appointment with Dr. Downey, I knew that my husband was in good hands. Dr. Downey has been professional,...Read More
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Excellent doctor and had great surgery performed by him.
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Locations

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Neurosurgery

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO