Dr. Robert J Downey MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Robert Downey is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in New York, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bellevue Hospital Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Bellevue Hospital Center and one of 10 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Bellevue Hospital Center

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #3 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1991

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1991 - 1992

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1993 - 1994

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Cribriform and fused glands are patterns of high-grade pulmonary adenocarcinoma.
Moreira, A. L.,Joubert, P.,Downey, R. J.,Rekhtman, N.

Pulmonary metastasectomy.
Ripley, R. T.,Downey, R. J.

Pulmonary metastasectomy.
Ripley, R. T.,Downey, R. J.

See all 15 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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