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Dr. Thomas Downes III, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 61

  
Dr. Downes III

Marshall Surgical Clinic, P.C.

7938 Al Highway 69 Guntersville, AL 35976
Accepting new patients

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(256) 571-8755

Dr. Thomas Downes III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Guntersville, AL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1985 and specializes in general surgery, colorectal surgery, and more.


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Dr. Downes III accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Dr. Downes III' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Downes III performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Downes III performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Downes III treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Downes III treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Downes III treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Downes III treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Downes III' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • 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
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lesion Removal
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Dr. Downes III' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Downes III

4.2

Based on 10 reviews

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1 Star
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Downes III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Guntersville, AL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1985 and specializes in general surgery, colorectal surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp
Residency Hospital
1986
Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp
Internship Hospital
1985
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1980
Uah/Huntsville Hosp
Undergraduate School

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74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average