Dr. Thomas W. Downes III, MD

Dr. Thomas W. Downes III, MD

General Surgery | Male | 58 years old

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Dr. Downes III specializes in General Surgery and practices in Boaz, AL. He practices at 2 locations.

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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Mastodynia
  • Nausea
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Uah/Huntsville Hosp

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Diseases
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lesion Removal
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

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