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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
25 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Stephen Downing is Good. Dr. Downing has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Stephen Downing, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Aortic Rupture
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Heart Aneurysm
  • Paraplegia

Education & Awards

Dr. Downing graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Downing has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Catholic Health System - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo 
  • Catholic Health System/Sisters of Charity Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Stephen W Downing MD is a male Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Stephen W. Downing practice?
Dr. Stephen Downing has 2 office locations.
Dr. Stephen Downing practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Buffalo, NY.
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