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 2022 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® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 5 out of 5 stars 67 Patient Ratings 29 Patient Comments 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 Deployment-Related Lung Disease Study: Healthy Volunteers Needed Improving Treatment for IPF 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 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 5 Friendliness 5 Spoke using clear language 5 Provider explained things clearly 5 Provider included you in decisions 5 Amount of time spent with you 5 Confidence in your doctor 5 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.9 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– December, 2022 Dr. Downey has always listened very carefully to my concerns and addressed them. He is very knowledgeable about my problems and keeps current with what is happening. Dr. Downey is the most compassionate physician I have ever been to. Thank you for accepting me as a patient. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Outstanding - excellent communicator! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Excellent doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Excellent doctor National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 The best doctor I have ever gone to. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Same as I said before of Dr. Downey. Mom and I love Dr. Downey and his patience with us. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 Dr. Downey was a pure pleasure to visit with in regards to my LAM. Information and options and instructions well received and understood. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 Dr. Downey is a wonderful doctor and I am so pleased to have him as my doctor. He listens and responds to my concerns and questions carefully. I feel so privileged to have such a caring physician. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 All doctors should be like Dr. Downey National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 *Dr. Downey is awesome! He is a "keeper." 5. Already have... National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 Outstanding as always show more National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 It is always a good experience with Dr. Downey. He really listens to the patient's concerns and addresses those. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 Dr. Downey always takes whatever time he needs to do a thorough physical exam. He.reads the test results with me and is never condenscending or judgemental. He is a very caring, empathetic Dr. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 Dr. Downey is one of the best doctors I've ever been blessed with. He has helped me through a seeming hopeless medical crisis a decade ago and I have complete faith that he will do his absolute best to figure out my current Post Covid problems. I know I'm in the best hands in the world. Thanks Dr. Downey and thank you NJH! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 SHE WAS KIND AND FRIENDLY POLITE AND COURTEOUS. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 [Off topic comment] Dr. Downey is a superb, accessible, involved, and competent man. I have nothing but the best to say about him nor any hesitancy to refer anyone I know requiring his expertise. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Downey is the best doctor I have ever had at your hospital National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Downey is hands-down the best doctor I have ever seen and I see 8 specialists. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Downey is an excellent physician and is especially fantastic at explaining everything to his patients. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Dr. Downey is great. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 *Dr. Downey is a wonderful doctor. He is a very concerned, very well informed of my condition, runs appropriate tests and communicates well with me. He is such a great asset to National Jewish. Thank you! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Dr. Downey is my favorite doctor out of 8. He listens to me, has a terrific bedside manner and I look forward to seeing him each visit! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 DR DOWNEY IS A WONDERFUL, PASSIONATE, CARING, PROFESSIONAL, AND,COURTEOUS. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Exemplary National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr Downey has always provided me the absolute best of care (over the last 4 or so years) National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 DR. DOWNING IS VERY COURTEOUS, PERSONALBLE, THOUGHTFUL, AND UNDERSTANDING. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 probably the best Doctor I have had ! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr. Downey was very, very nice and thorough in taking my history and included me in his plan of treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 *Dr. Downey is fantastic! 5 stars.