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About Dr. Daniel L Downey MD
Dr. Daniel L Downey has the following 1 specialty
- Plastic Surgery
A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.
Dr. Daniel L Downey has the following 13 expertise
- Bariatric Medicine
- Breast Cancer
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Surgery (Mammaplasty)
- Ear Surgery (Otologic Surgical Procedures)
- Cosmetic Surgery
- Laser Resurfacing
- Skin Cancer
- Reconstructive Surgery
- Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
- Hair Restoration
Dr. Daniel L Downey is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Daniel L Downey - Posted on June 10th, 2019
Amazing and caring docotor-More doctors should follow his example
Self-verified patient of Dr. Daniel L Downey - Posted on March 30th, 2011
I had interviewed several doctors for cosmetic surgery. I was only 19 at the time, thus this seemed like a daunting and scary task. As soon as I met Dr. Downey and his staff, I knew it was the right choice for me. His professionalism and bedside manner were incredible. Other doctors merely asked me to undress and what I wanted the end result to look like. They never asked me who I was, what my expectations were, and how I came to be in this office. For goodness sake, if this doctor is going to cut into me for purely cosmetic purposes, I at least want to know they partly care. In my initial consultation, Dr. Downey sat down and took the time to speak with me about my options before even asking me to undress. I felt so comfortable with the fact that this busy surgeon took the time to ask me who I was and what I wanted, instead of measuring me, poking me with cold hands and walking out of the room, leaving the rest for the nurse to finish up. I have recommended Dr. Downey to many friends and will continue to do so. He will most certainly be my number one choice for my next cosmetic endeavor. For anyone entertaining the idea of plastic surgery, I would highly recommend not wasting your time by going to other surgeons, go straight to Dr. Downeys office. Thank you again Dr. Downey and amazing staff, it has been nearly three years since my procedure and it has given me confidence beyond belief. I look in the mirror everyday and am ecstatic that I choose to have cosmetic surgery.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Daniel L Downey - Posted on March 22nd, 2011
I had researched plastic surgeons on the east side and in Seattle before selecting Dr. Downey. I was thoroughly impressed the moment I met him. He spent a great deal of time sharing much information regarding the tummy tuck and breast lift - he even convinced me my breasts were fine and didn't need breast surgery and may want to consider it in 10 years! Had a tummy tuck and am thrilled with the results. Great experience.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2016)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
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36 Years Experience
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1983
Strong Memorial Hospital University Of Rochester
Dr. Daniel L Downey Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- PHCS PPO Kaiser
- Moda Health First Choice Network
- Premera Heritage Signature
- Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
- Premera LifeWise Connect
Regence Health Plans
- Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Daniel L Downey
Dr. Dan Downey is Section Head of Plastic Surgery at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Downey graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Dan was Section Head of Plastic Surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle where he practiced for sixteen years before opening Downey Plastic Surgery in 2006. He has served as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He has achieved board certification by both the American Board of Plastic Surgeons & the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, which indicates that he has met the highest level of requirements for practicing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He was inducted into the American Association of Plastic Surgeons in 2006, a select organization represented by the leaders in the Plastic Surgery specialty. Dr. Downey consistently ranks as one of the Pacific Northwest's top doctors by Seattle Magazine and Seattle Metropolitan Magazine and was chosen by his peers as an Outstanding Plastic Surgeon in Puget Sound Consumer's Checkbook. Dr. Downey also has been rated by his patients and colleague doctors as "Superb" at the physician review site, Avvo.com. He has been awarded the "Physician's Choice" and "Compassionate Doctor Award" at the physician evaluation site, Vitals.com. His most notable award was "Outstanding Contributions in Plastic Surgery", presented to him by the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Locations & DirectionsDOWNEY PLASTIC SURGERY, 1536 N 115th St Ste 105, Seattle, WA
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