Gregory P. Downey
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

Education

Education
University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada), MD
Residency
Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Residency in Internal Medicine
Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Internship in Internal Medicine
Fellowship
National Jewish Health and University of Colorado Denver, Research Fellowship in Pulmonary Cell Biology
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 Children
  • Mt. Sinai Hospital
  • Toronto 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

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.270.2243

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

Patient Ratings

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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
5

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 PatientJune, 2019
Dr. Downey is very thorough and listens carefully

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 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 PatientMarch, 2019
amazing bedside manners, courtesy and knowledge

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 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 PatientFebruary, 2019
*Dr. Downey is very friendly, professional and caring.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2018
*Dr. Downey is always caring, great listener has great suggestions and always respectful & compassionate.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2018
*Dr. Downey is a quality, very knowledgeable, caring individual. His "bedside" manner is great. I would highly recommend him.

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2018
*Dr. Downey is so very kind & caring. I would recommend him to everybody I know!

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2018
I hope Dr Downey never retires.

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 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.

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