Dan Downey, MD, grew up in Tacoma, Washington. After gaining his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Washington, he completed a general surgery residency at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. He then completed his training in plastic surgery and surgical oncology of the head and neck in Rochester, NY and Buffalo, NY respectively.
When Dr. Downey and his family returned to Seattle, he served as a plastic surgeon at Virginia Mason Medical Center, rising to the role of Section Head during his 16 years on their staff. He operated Downey Plastic Surgery in North Seattle for the next exciting 14 years. He is grateful for the privilege to be a plastic surgeon and to earn the trust of his patients and referring physicians.
Dr. Downey lives in North Seattle with his wife, a musician in the Seattle Symphony. They have two daughters. He likes photography, cooking, gardening and tennis.