James B Downey, MD, FACS
Sr. Instructor, Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (1992)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA/BS, University of California–Berkeley (CA) (1988)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1993)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (1997)
Department: Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery

Professional Titles

  • Sr. Instructor, Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
  • Section Chief, General Surgery, UCH Highlands Ranch
  • Director of Trauma/Acute Care Surgery, UCH Highlands Ranch Hospital
  • Director of Surgical Critical Care, UCH Highlands Ranch Hospital

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • US Ski Team, Physician
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine, Member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

CU Specialty Care at Highlands Ranch General Surgery
1500 Park Central Drive, Suite 201
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-2132 

Hospital Affiliation
  • UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Surgery, Board Certification (1998, 2018)
  • DaVinci Robotic Surgery, Specialized Training (0001)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery, Specialized Training (0001)
Clinical Interests
Hernia Surgery- all types Minimally Invasive and Open techniques Gastrointestinal Surgery Minimally Invasive and Open techniques Gallbladder Surgery Endocrine Surgery Anti-Reflux Surgery Skin and Soft Tissue Surgery DaVinci Robotic surgery

Personal Interests
If I'm not working, you can find me with my family, on a golf course, or in a river

Volunteer Activities
Coaching, medical fairs/free screenings, volunteering at my children's schools

Public Speaking
Yes
I enjoy teaching and giving informational lectures to students, residents, nurses, colleagues, and public seminars

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (1992)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA/BS, University of California–Berkeley (CA) (1988)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1993)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (1997)
Department: Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
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