Gregory P. Downey, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Gregory P. Downey, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Downey serves as the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs in the Department of Medicine. Professor Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2019 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2018-2019 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2019 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. 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Close Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Asthma Treatment Program (Adult) Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Office of Academic Affairs Specialties & Conditions Asbestosis Asthma Birt Hogg Dube Syndrome Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)/Pulmonary Fibrosis Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) Pulmonary Fibrosis Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Sarcoidosis Overview Research Areas Basic Immunology Cellular and Molecular Biology Infectious Diseases Inflammation Related Clinical Trials Investigational Medication Sirolimus for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) Lung Injury from Military Deployment See More View Publications News & Videos Clinical Trial to Evaluate Saracatinib in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis National Jewish Health Awarded $11.5 Million in Department of Defense Grants Education Education 1980 University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada), MD Residency 1981 - 1983 Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Residency in Internal Medicine 1980 - 1981 Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Internship in Internal Medicine Fellowship 1985 - 1988 National Jewish Health and University of Colorado Denver, Research Fellowship in Pulmonary Cell Biology 1984 - 1986 University of Colorado Denver, Clinical Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine Awards & Recognition 2010: American Thoracic Society Recognition Award for Scientific Accomplishments 2002-Present: Assoc. Editor, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 2006: Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Zeller’s Senior Scientist Award for outstanding contributions to CF Research 2004: Scholar, McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine, U. of Toronto 2001: Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Respiration, Canadian Institutes of Health Research 1999: R. Fraser Elliott Chair in Transplantation Research, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network 1999: Dept. of Med. Research Award, U. of Toronto 1997: Elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation. Recipient of the William Goldie Prize, Dept. of Med., U. of Toronto for a contribution of notable merit to the advancement of knowledge in Internal Medicine 1996: Institute of Medical Science, Dept. of Medicine, U. of Toronto. Special Recognition for Supervision of Graduate Students who have made a notable scientific contribution 1992: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Canadian Society of Clinical Investigation Joe Doupe Young Investigator’s Award 1989: Career Scientist Award, Ontario Ministry of Health Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners, Parts 1, 2 and 3 American Board of Internal Medicine Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: Special Certificate in Respiratory Diseases American Board of Pulmonary Diseases Special Certification in Critical Care (American Board of Internal Medicine) Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians Professional Memberships Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Full Member American Thoracic Society, Full Member; Member Program Committee for Assembly on Allergy, Immunology, and Inflammation, 1996-Present American College of Chest Physicians, Full Member Member of Forum on Critical Care American Society for Cell Biology, Full Member. Scientific Forum on Lung Cell and Molecular Biology American Association for the Advancement of Science, Full Member Ontario Thoracic Society, Full Member Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Full Member Clinical Research Society or Toronto, President, 1996-1999 Hospital Affiliations Hospital for Sick ChildrenMt. Sinai HospitalToronto General Hospital Teaching & Professional Positions 2007-Present: Professor, Dept of Pediatrics, National Jewish Health 2007-Present: Professor, Integrated Department of Immunology, National Jewish Health & University of Colorado Denver 2006-Present: Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor, Dept of Medicine, National Jewish Health 2004-2006: Vice-Chair, Dept of Medicine, University of Toronto 2001-2006: Canada Research Chair in Respiration, Canadian Institutes of Health Research 2001-2006: Associate Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto 8/01-10/30/06 2000-2006: Director, Division of Respirology, University of Toronto 1999-2006: Professor, Dept of Medicine, University of Toronto 1999-2005: R. Fraser Elliot Chair in Transplantation Research, Toronto General Hospital, The University Health Network 1995-2000: Training Program Director, Division of Respirology, University of Toronto 1993-2006: Full Member, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto 1993-1999: Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, University of Toronto 1989-1993: Associate Member, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto 1988-1993: Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine, University of Toronto 1987-1988: Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654Fax: 303.270.2243 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Provider showed concern 4.9 Friendliness 5 Spoke using clear language 5 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 5 Confidence in your doctor 5 Likelihood of recommending this provider 5 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 Dr. Downey is very thorough and listens carefully National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 I came to National Jewish to understand [my condition] and the interaction with [other health issues]. That has gone very well. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 amazing bedside manners, courtesy and knowledge National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Downey is the best doctor I've ever had. He listens to me and addresses my concerns. He is very caring and never makes me feel that I'm being rushed though my appointments. He and his assistants always treat me with courtesy and respect! I love National Jewish because of them! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2019 *Dr. Downey is very friendly, professional and caring. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2018 *Dr. Downey is always caring, great listener has great suggestions and always respectful & compassionate. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2018 *Dr. Downey is a quality, very knowledgeable, caring individual. His "bedside" manner is great. I would highly recommend him. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 *Dr. Downey is so very kind & caring. I would recommend him to everybody I know! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 I hope Dr Downey never retires. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 I always look forward to seeing Dr. Downey. He is calm, reassuring, listens, interacts, cares and I know I will be well cared for. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2018 I am learning to live with this new diagnosis and having my doctor explain what to expect and what my prognosis is in the kind manner helps to relieve the worry and stress I feel. show more National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2018 I am totally confident in Dr. Downey. He works well with my other health providers who are outside NJH. I always feel I have his full attention when I am consulting with him. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2018 Dr. Downey is wonderful. He listens carefully, shows concern, includes you in decisions and uses some common sense with what is realistic and achievable. He is a great provider and would highly recommend him. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2018 terrific as always National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2018 Dr. Downey is a great Dr. I have full confidence in him....He is friendly and professional and very willing to explain things to me and answer all my questions. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2017 yes, I recommend wholeheartedly. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2017 Keep up the excellent service. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2017 Dr. Downey is amazing and extremely caring. I hate my illness but I am so grateful for his care, I would recommend him to anyone. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2017 *Dr. Downey is awesome. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2017 Dr. Downey was well prepared and very thorough in taking my health history National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2017 Dr. Downey is great. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2017 I appreciate Dr. Downey and his knowledge about not only the condition of my lungs/heart but about my overall health in general. I hope National Jewish will keep him on their staff for many more years! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2017 *Dr. Downey is an excellent doctor, along with [Name]. My health is SO much better after going to Nat'l Jewish Health and being properly diagnosed - changes to medicines, discovered [condition] and health treatment discussions. I will always be grateful to this team of doctors & staff. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2017 I moved but flew back to see my provider and am most confident & comfortable coming to NJH & will continue to. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2017 I'm very fond of *Dr. Downey. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2016 Best ever! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2016 Doctor Downey is wonderful! I highly recommend him. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2016 *Dr. Downey is awesome! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2016 Dr. Downey is always more than helpful and caring about my health. Even when I contact him outside of my visits, he is very responsive and helpful. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2016 *Dr. Downey is very professional and has great patient skills. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2016 I was pleasantly surprised at how kind and understanding he was. I left feeling much better about my tsc-lam diagnosis and knew that now I had someone on my side to help navigate the disease. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2016 *Dr. Downey is exceptionally professional understands my problem and is proactive in addressing my concerns and adjusting my treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2016 I only see Downey. All good!