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Earl C. Downey, M.D.

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 662-2950 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Surgery
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive , Suite 2600
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
(801) 357-1700 Rock Canyon Pediatric Specialists
Pediatric Surgery
1055 North 300 West, Suite 110
Provo, UT 84604
(801) 357-1700 Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
1034 North 500 West
Provo, UT 84604

Bio

Dr. Downey has over 25 years of experience in pediatric surgery and pediatric trauma. He has special expertise in minimally invasive surgery and gastroesophageal reflux disease

Dr. Downey specializes in the following conditions: Inguinal hernia, Umbilical hernia, Undescended testicle, Hydrocele, Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder), GT (placement of a stomach tube), Appendectomy (removal of the appendix), Vascular access (ports and central lines), Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum), Pediatric endocrine surgery (thyroid and adrenal tumors/pancreas surgery)

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Professor (Clinical)
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Administration
Pediatric Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
American Board of Surgery (Sub: Pediatric Surgery)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Professor (Clinical)
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Administration
Pediatric Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
American Board of Surgery (Sub: Pediatric Surgery)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-2950 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Surgery
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Downey is a Professor of Surgery with the University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children’s Medical Center. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Surgery program at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo Utah. He served as the Medical Director of Children’s Surgical Unit and Stoma and Wound at Primary Children’s Medical Center .

In 2011 Dr. Downey was awarded the Primary Children’s Medical Center Physician of the Year. His research interests include gastroesophageal reflux and Hirschsprung’s disease,

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Southern California, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Pediatric Surgery
Fellow
Residency Naval Medical Center
General Surgery
Resident
Internship Naval Medical Center
Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical Northwestern University Medical School
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Utah State University
Physiology
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Barnhart DC, Jacques E, Scaife ER, Yoder BA, Meyers RL, Harman A, Downey EC, Rollins M(2012)Split abdominal wall muscle flap repair vs patch repair of large congenital diaphragmatic hernias.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 47(1),81-6
  2. Uchida DA, Moore KR, Wood KE, Pysher TJ, Downey E(2010)Infarction of an extralobar pulmonary sequestration in a young child: diagnosis and excision by video-assisted thoracoscopy.  Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, 20(4),399-401
  3. Moore JC, Thompson K, Lafleur B, Book LS, Jackson WD, O'Gorman MA, Black RE, Downey E Jr, Johnson DG, Matlak ME, Meyers RL, Scaife E, Guthery S(2010)Clinical variables as prognostic tools in pediatric-onset ulcerative colitis: A retrospective cohort study.  Inflammatory Bowel Diseases,
  4. Pearson EG, Downey EC, Barnhart DC, Scaife ER, Rollins MD, Black RE, Matlak ME, Johnson DG, Meyers R(2010)Reflux esophageal stricture-a review of 30 years' experience in children.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 45(12),2356-60
  5. Srivastava R, Downey EC, O'Gorman M, Feola P, Samore M, Holubkov R, Mundorff M, James BC, Rosenbaum P, Young PC, Dean J(2009)Impact of fundoplication versus gastrojejunal feeding tubes on mortality and in preventing aspiration pneumonia in young children with neurologic impairment who have gastroesophageal reflux disease.  Pediatrics Electronic Pages, 123(1),338-45
  6. Rollins MD, Downey EC, Meyers RL, Scaife E(2009)Division of the fistula in laparoscopic-assisted repair of anorectal malformations-are clips or ties necessary?  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 44(1),298-301
  7. Srivastava R, Berry JG, Hall M, Downey EC, O'Gorman M, Dean JM, Barnhart D(2009)Reflux related hospital admissions after fundoplication in children with neurological impairment: retrospective cohort study.  BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 339b4411
  8. Srivastava R, Downey EC, Feola P, Samore M, Coburn L, Holubkov R, Mundorff M, Nkoy F, Desrochers D, James BC, Rosenbaum P, Young PC, Dean JM, O'Gorman (2007)Quality of life of children with neurological impairment who receive a fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease.  Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2(3),165-73

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