Dr. Terence Downing, MD

Dr. Terence Downing, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Terence Downing, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Fort Pierce, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1974 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

2100 Nebraska Ave Ste 202

Fort Pierce, FL 34950

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Downing's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Downing treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Downing treats this condition more than 59% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Downing treats Vascular Disease more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Downing treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Downing treats Heart Disease more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Downing treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Downing's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Defibrillator Implantation
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Replacement
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

The most important determination of how I treat my patients is to respect them as I would my own family. Many of the surgical decisions and care decisions I make are discussed with these patients as if they were personal acquaintances or relatives...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1984
    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    Stanford Univ MC
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Standford University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1982
  • 1979
    University of Utah Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1979
  • 1974
    George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1974
  • 1970
    University of Washington
    Undergraduate School
    1970

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Physician in the US, 1997
  • Top Doctors South Florida, 1998
  • Top Doctors South Florida, 1999
  • Top Doctors South Florida, 1997

Dr. Downing's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Downing

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

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1 Star
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To put it plainly Dr. Downing and the team he organized saved my life approximately 28 years ago (@ Gardens Medical Center). I will remember Dr. Downing for the rest of my life... every day has been a gift.
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Insurance accepted

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

AARP
Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna Test
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Humana
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare