Dr. Ronald Downs, MD

Dr. Ronald Downs, MD

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Plastic Surgery  ·  
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60 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Ronald Downs, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Mishawaka, IN and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in plastic surgery.

The Centre PC

611 E Douglas Rd Ste 108

Mishawaka, IN 46545
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
high
more than 85% of peers
Localized Fat Deposits
normal
more than 76% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
normal
more than 56% of peers

Dr. Downs'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Downs "Ronald K. Downs, M.D., F.A.C.S. founded The Centre, P.C. in Elkhart, Indiana in 1992. He is an active member in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Downs is also a member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The American Medical Association, The Ohio Valley Plastic Surgery Society, The Rush Surgical Society, and The Indiana State Medical Association where he serves on the board of directors and has served as the president from 2003 to 2004"

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Atrophy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

26  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Hand Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Vaser® Liposelection (Liposuction)
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Easton Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Easton Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Downs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Downs' Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Downs to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Downs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He did my husbands eye surgery and treated him terribly. He was late for the surgery and we have to go see another speacialist because we think he did something wrong. He can't see out of his eye straight now. He left my husband in sever pain. The nurses couldn't get ahold of him to get him correct...more
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I had breast augmentation done and was told I would be given 150 "beauty points" to use in the spa. Ended up having another surgery, therefore getting more "beauty points". Went to use beauty points, was told that I only had 70 beauty points. Each point is worth $1. Talked to them 2 times, nobody...more
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I am a breast cancer survivor that had a left sided mastectomy. I went to him for reconstruction. When I woke up after the surgery it looked as if nothing had changed. I asked him where the implant was, he told me that sometimes it takes a few weeks to fall into place . Well it never fell into...more
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This Doctor has left me disfigured. Simple augmentation that has led to 5 additional surgeries due to his negligence. And I will never be the same. Do your research, do not choose this doctor!!!!!
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