Dr. Thomas Downham, MD

Dr. Thomas Downham, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
75 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Downham, MD is a dermatologist in Taylor, MI and has been practicing for 44 years. He specializes in dermatology and dermatopathology.Read his story

Henry Ford Medical Group

24555 Haig St

Taylor, MI 48180
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fungal Nail Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Downham'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.

Dr. Downham's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Downham "With nearly 50 years of vocational experience to his credit, Thomas F. Downham II, MD, dermatologist and clinical professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI since 1974, and a dermatologist at Henry Ford Medical Center-Taylor since 1978. Dr. Downham first completed coursework at Henry Ford Community College in 1964 and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 1966. Subsequently, he earned a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 1970. Dr. Downham completed an internship at Henry Ford Hospital between 1970 and 1971, as well as a residency in the Department of Dermatology at Wayne State University between 1971 and 1974. He is licensed to practice medicine in Michigan since 1971, and a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology and National Board of Examiners. Dr. Downham has publications, in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, and the International Journal of Dermatology. Memberships Dermatology Foundation (2001) American Society of Dermatopathology (1983) American Venereal Disease Association (1977) International Society of Tropical Dermatology (1975) American Academy of Dermatology (1974) American Medical Association (1971) Accolades Outstanding Professor, Wayne State University - Dermatology (1998) Certificate of Recognition for Voluntary Teaching, Wayne State University School of Medicine (2014)"
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2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

69  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Downham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Downham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Downham to family and friends
13 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Downham's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Wouldn’t go to him. Rude, not compassionate! Needs to practice Bed side manner. Front desk not nice either!
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I had the worst experience of my life with Dr. Downham. Was so rude and didn't listen to a word I said. Rushed me and my appt cause he didn't want to deal with it. Didn't change his attitude or anything after I told him he was rude. Reported him to the supervisor. My PCP did more for me than a...more
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Hello, on behalf of Dr. Downham, we're disappointed to hear you did not have a positive experience. We appreciate your feedback and will share this with leadership so they can follow up appropriately. We'd like to learn more details about your visit. Please provide additional information at this private link: www.HenryFord.com/SMContact. Thank you for your time and enjoy the rest of your week! Sincerely, Henry Ford Health System Representative.

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Dr. Downham has been taking care of my skin cancer and eczema for many years now. This is a very personable doctor, easy to talk to, will discuss anything with you which is a good way to keep mind off of skin issues. He made a "smooth operator" out of me on my last visit 11/29/2016, lol. None of my...more
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Rude. Did not even examine my infections. Was totally impatient, was swearing & getting mad his pen wasn't working during my appt. Will not be going back. This guy is not a good doctor.
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