Daniel L. Downey M.D.

Daniel L. Downey M.D.
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  • English


  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Body)
  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Breast)
  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Face)
  • Breast Restoration
  • Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Melanoma Treatment and Reconstruction
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


Dr. Downey is a skilled plastic surgeon with the highest specialized training and nearly 28 years of practice experience. He serves as Section Head of Plastic Surgery at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. He was chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Director of the Cosmetic Services Group during his sixteen years at Virginia Mason Medical Center. He has been a Clinical Instructor & Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He consistently ranks as one of the Pacific Northwest’s “Top Doctors” by Seattle Magazine and Seattle Metropolitan Magazine and was nominated by his peers as the Outstanding Plastic Surgeon in Puget Sound Consumer’s Checkbook. He earned the coveted Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons “Outstanding Contributions in Plastic Surgery” award. He practices with a highly-trained staff experienced in the field of plastic surgery.

Patient Care Philosophy

A successful treatment experience requires trust and positive chemistry between doctor and patient. Dr. Downey treats each patient as an equal, expecting the individual to be an active participant in his or her care from the first meeting through the entire course of treatment. Your job is to become well educated about your condition and its treatment. I encourage you to ask questions if some part of our teaching is not clear to you. I want you choose surgery only after careful consideration of many factors, including your relationship with your plastic surgeon and his staff. Learn more about Dr. Downey and his patient care philosophy at www.Dr-Downey.com


Institution Credential Year
University of Washington School of Medicine Medical education
Virginia Mason Medical Center Internship
Virginia Mason Medical Center Residency
Strong Memorial Hospital of the Residency

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery 1992