About The practitioner
- Dr. Downey received her undergraduate degree from Smith College in Northampton, MA and earned her medical degree from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. She completed her residency in General Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and a residency in Plastic Surgery at the Columbia University – Presbyterian Hospital in New York. Continuing her education, Dr. Downey completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles, California. In December 2014 she completed her Masters in Health Administration form the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California.
American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS) and the California Society of Plastic Surgeons. She is currently a Governor of the American College of Surgeons representing ASAPS. She has held the positions of Co-Chair of the Bariatric Task Force for ASAPS as well as Co-Chair of the ASAPS Women's Health Advocacy Committee. She is currently Co-Chairman of the Nominating Committee for the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Downey is a Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine.