Downey, Robert J.

Lung Surgery What is this?


Death Rates —Percentages of cases with the bad outcome death (after risk-adjustment in our analysis of the sample of cases we evaluated)



Downey, Robert J. (242 cases)
1.9%
0%
(Best Possible)
100%
(Worst Possible)
Average
death rate
for all surgeons
5.9%





Rates of Deaths, Prolonged Lengths of Stay, or Readmissions—Percentages of cases with such bad outcomes (after risk-adjustment in our analysis of the sample of cases we evaluated)



Downey, Robert J. (226 cases)
22.1%
0%
(Best Possible)
100%
(Worst Possible)
Average rate of
such bad outcomes
for all surgeons
26.1%





AddressWhat is this? 1275 York Ave
New York, NY 10065
Phone numberWhat is this? 212-639-2000
DistanceWhat is this? 0 mile
Gender Male
Whether Recommended Most by Surveyed Doctors "for care of a loved one"
In CHECKBOOK's surveys of doctors in the same region, got what CHECKBOOK considered a meaningful number of recommendations.What is this?
No
Not enough
mentions
Ratings of Surgeon's Outcomes See ratings explanation.  
• Having Fewer Deaths
• Having Fewer Deaths, Prolonged Lengths of Stay, or Readmissions
High-volume
Whether doctor did a relatively large number of these surgeries (compared to other doctors listed here) in a recent period for which data are available (counts for 2013-2014 Medicare fee-for-service patients only)
Doctor's hospitals
Some hospitals where doctor has recently done these types of surgeries and how the hospital performed compared to other hospitalsWhat is this?
(= Hospital high-rated for relatively few bad outcomes in these types of surgery)
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Board certifications
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Medical school and year of graduationWhat is this? Columbia University,
1985
Where doctor did internship and residency trainingWhat is this?
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center,
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
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