Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
26 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Dowling is Average. Dr. Dowling has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
Promptness 2.3
Courteous Staff 3.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 3.0
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Dowling, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Surgery (Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Mediastinum Cancer (Mediastinal Neoplasm)
  • Thoracoscopy

Education & Awards

Dr. Dowling graduated from University of Pittsburgh . He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Dilated Cardiomyopathy


Dr. Dowling has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Jewish Hospital - Louisville 
  • Baptist Hospital East 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert D Dowling MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert D. Dowling practice?
Dr. Robert Dowling has 4 office locations.
Dr. Robert Dowling practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Louisville, KY.
Additional practice locations include: New Albany, IN.
See Louisville Surgeons.