James R. Downey M.D.

James R. Downey M.D.
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  • Men's healthcare
  • Preventive medicine
  • Prostate cancer care
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening
  • Urology


James Downey, M.D., is a board certified urologist and chief of Urology at Northwest Hospital. He also leads Urology Northwest and offers services in the Swedish Hospital system.

Dr. Downey specializes in general urology with an emphasis on men’s health. He believes prevention is as important as treatment of disease. He sees his job as providing the guidance, the tools and a pathway for patients to achieve the best possible health. He encourages patients to fully participate in their own well-being.

Dr. Downey earned his M.D. from Tufts University. His major interests in urology include prostate cancer, stones, and men’s sexual health.


Institution Credential Year
Tufts University School of Medicine Medical Education 1983
USAF Medical Center/Wilford Hall Internship 1984
USAF Medical Center/Wilford Hall Residency 1985
USAF Medical Center/Wilford Hall Residency 1993

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Urology Urology 1995