Dr. Cynthia D Downard MD Surgeon

Dr. Cynthia Downard is a surgeon in Louisville, Kentucky and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Norton Audubon Hospital and Norton Suburban Hospital. She received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. She is one of 17 doctors at Norton Audubon Hospital and one of 29 at Norton Suburban Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric

Education & Medical Training

Oregon Health & Science University
Residency, General Surgery, 1997–2005

Emory University
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2005–2007

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

KY State Medical License
Active through 2015

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Increased hepatic blood flow during enteral immune-enhancing diet gavage requires intact enterohepatic bile cycling.
Nagengast, A. K.,Hurt, R. T.,Downard, C. D.,Smith, J. W.,Garrison, R. N.,Matheson, P. J.

Intraperitoneal 1.5% Delflex improves intestinal blood flow in necrotizing enterocolitis.
Walker, S. K.,Matheson, P. J.,Schreiner, M. T.,Smith, J. W.,Garrison, R. N.,Downard, C. D.

Intestinal Microcirculatory Flow Alterations in Necrotizing Enterocolitis are Improved by Direct Peritoneal Resuscitation.
Maki, A. C., Matheson, P. J., Shepherd, J. A., Garrison, R. N., Downard, C. D.

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