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Dr. Joshua Downie, MD

Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Joshua Downie is an ear, nose, and throat doctor caring for the Roswell, GA community. Dr. Joshua Downie received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. Dr. Downie completed his general surgery internship and otolaryngology, head and neck surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Downie is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Rhinologic Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Advantage Health
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Medical University of South Carolina, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia (Bachelor's)
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Internship in General Surgery
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Residency in Otolaryngology
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Residency in Head and Neck Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1528215340

Office locations

Atlanta Institute for ENT

3333 Old Milton Pkwy, Ste 520

Alpharetta, GA 30005

Atlanta Institute for ENT

5670 Peachtree Dunwoody, Suite 1280

Atlanta, GA 30342

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He is such an amazing and very knowledgeable doctor.
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This was my first visit to Dr. Downie and his practice. I made an appointment to get my ears unclogged after one got so jammed up I couldn't hear at all. Everyone I saw at Dr. Downie's office was friendly andknowledgeable. Dr. Downie resolved the issue and was one of the more friendly doctors I've seen over the years. Thank you, Dr. Downie!
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First time at an ENT, very kind, helpful and knowledgable. Put my worries to rest. Would recommend definitely.
Less than 3 months ago
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Great very thorough
Less than 6 months ago
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Great
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The wait time was 50 mins before I get to see him and he saw me for less than 2 minutes.
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My appointment was at 12:15pm, and I was 10 minutes early. It is now about 2pm and I am STILL waiting for the dr to see me.
Less than 6 months ago
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Very good and easy process. I was almost immediately and all taken care of!
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Dr. Downie is very professional, knowledgeable and proactive. He listened, asked questions and scheduled tests to further evaluate my situation. He performed tests on his office to aid in his diagnosis. He was kind, pleasant and reassuring
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My visit went well, the doctor was on point, listen to what my issues were and solved my problem right there. We talked about another issue that I have not had the time to deal with, he sent the right study and follow up. Overall it was great.
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Downie is really kind and excellent doctor. He tells you the problem in a transparent way and explains each step of the treatment. I really recommend him .
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Was able to book the appt for the same week for an emergency diagnosis. Glad the office was able to take my appt promptly.
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Long wait almost 1 and half hour. After that professional just spent not more than 5 minutes in my diagnostics.
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Very personable and accommodating. The wait time was a bit long and I did not benefit from submitting my insurance through Zocdoc. I will continue to visit Dr Downie.
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He ordered CT scans on my sinuses but then his office never sent the follow up paperwork to my insurance or the imaging center. I showed up for two separate ct scans and had to leave because items were still pendingor awaiting verification or no one was in the office to assist in approval. This problem hurts a great deal and is getting worse by the day as I wait for this office to organize my paperwork. Hope they do it soon! Would love it if I could get this very necessary procedure completed!
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Downie was professional, thorough, and took the time to answer all of my questions. He was highly knowledgeable about the meds I was taking and felt he validated my situation. Highly recommend.
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He could diagnose the root cause which the other doc whom I was referred to before did not.I would recommend this doctor
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Great doctor! Explained everything thoroughly and even held a mirror so I could see him check my nose and throat. Only downside was the wait time.
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Great experience. Very knowledgeable.
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Dr. Downie was fantastic and I would Highly recommend!
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This was my first time seeing Dr. Downie, and I was very nervous. He had me laughing, and feeling comfortable in minutes. He explained everything to me in detail and in terms I could easily understand. I wish he was availableto be my primary care physician because I felt incredibly comfortable and confident immediately.
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Dr. Downie was VERY professional and knowledgeable. Honestly, I wish he was my GP!!
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During my visit, Dr. Downie asked me several questions without elaborating and quickly diagnosed me and had me out the door. The only thing he prescribed was nose spray. A week later I had to go see another physician and wastreated for bronchitis. I'm sure my bronchitis had not developed when I had gone to see Dr. Downie, but I wish he had been more patient to listen to all of my issues, and maybe referred me to an allergist when I complained about my sinus problems. He did mention my septum was crooked but didn't explain next steps/or actions to take. Very nice doc but not the greatest experience for me.
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He was awesome!! The nicest doctor I've met in a while. He explains everything in detail. You leave there knowing answers to your problem.I would recommend him to anyone!!
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My visit was great. Dr. Downie was very nice and easy to talk to about what was going on with me. He is so my new ENT doctor. : ) i would recommend him to my family and friends. : )
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Dr. Downie was an attentive listener and had insight to my sinus issues that had never been fully addressed before.
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Dr. Downie was great! He spent a fair amount of time with me and explained his treatment recommendation in a clear manner.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Joshua is a very professional doctor, he was responsible for my daughter's ear tube surgery. No complaints at all, rightly recommended!
More than 1 year ago
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He seemed very cold and condescending about my lifestyle choices, even though I try to take care of myself and be healthy. He was more eager to talk than listen, and I did not feel like an individual. I will waitto see if his his treatment and diagnosis are accurate before considering returning.
More than 1 year ago
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Read others reviews and decided to venture an hour away to be seen by this physician. He did have a great bed-side manner and was very nice and informative. However, can't be sure to say that he solved my issue/concern. Havehad troubles for several months and he was my 3rd opinion. Felt that I made it clear that I did not want to try another particular medication that all 3 doctors (mine main one included) seem to want to "Push" on me. Have tried this medication and it has not seemed to help much. Dr. Downie once again recommended that I give it another try but in a different "brand". I have yet to try it but feel all it's going to be is the same medication only under a different name. Really felt he took the time to listen to me and my symptoms, until a certain panel of questions were asked. All of a sudden the visit became more of a Psych eval over the stress of my situation and the anxiety it causes. Of course I have anxiety, b/c after 4 doctors and the SAME medication that is NOT helping, I'm still no closer to feeling any better at this point. Would I recommend him? Yes for basic issues/concerns. But, in my instance, it was just another co-pay and another med of the same category. (Bottom line: I'm not even sure he gave me a "complete diagnosis" of my situation?, He wouldn't even give me a CT of my sinuses when I requested which could have shown us a little more in depth detail?)...I've had MRI's done, but he even stated that those only showed so much and a CT would probably be better..... I may end up trying the medication just to see if it DOES do the job, but if the first two of the same category didn't?? Well, it just leaves me a little skeptical. But I don't need any more negativity of this situation, so to stay positive, I'll just say "you never know"~
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Dr. Downie is an excellent, highly knowledgeable ENT physician. Highly recommended!
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Dr. Downie is is highly competent, friendly and ready to provide care with the end goal of healing for life in mind not just a quick fix or a prescription.
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Felt rushed through appt after waiting so long for Doctor. I felt like I had a lot of unanswered questions after appt.
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I have seen Dr. Downie several times for an on-going issue he is treating me for. He always listens to everything I have to say and is extremely patient with all the questions I have. VIsits are never rushed. Go see him!
More than 1 year ago
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I have suffered with sinus problems and laryngitis for many years. Little did I know that the feeling I have to constantly clear my throat or cough isn't caused by my sinuses. I actually have reflux laryngitis which is easy totreat. Dr. Downie explained what was causing my problem, gave me a prescription for Nexium, informed me of foods to remove/decrease in my diet and other tips. I was very pleased with how thorough he was and his bedside manner.
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Awesome! Wonderful doctor, experienced, knowledgeable, always listens, never have I felt rushed & concerned with your overall health!
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It is always a pleasure to see Dr. Downie. He is very accurate with his diagnosis and is very personable and professional. I have recommended him to others who have also been very pleased with him.
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Dr Downie is a great doctor. This was the second time we have used him.. I would recommend him highly.
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Great!
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I was scared planning on tonsillectomy. I went to see a couple of doctors. I'm so glad we finally found Dr Joshua Downie. He was great and the operation went well. Highly recommend!
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Very good and tallented doc.please go...
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Downie. The entire staff was very nice and I was in and out quickly, but did not feel rushed.
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Dr. Downie took time explain the procedure for me. He is very nice and informative. I'm looking forward to have surgery with him next month.
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He was polite and seemed to be very knowledgeable but felt very rushed.:-(
More than 1 year ago
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Went for a second opinion and got a better understanding of my diagnosis. I feel more comfortable having more information.
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Professional.... Overall it was a good experience.
More than 1 year ago
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He's extremely knowledgable and informed me of so much that no other specialist had. I had been to 3 different ENT's that didnt help explain what and why my sinuses were like they were. He took the time to tell me the what's and why's and gave me solutions!
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Great experience start to finish. Highly recommend him and his office.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Downie was ver quick and professional and did a wondeful job diagnosing my infection and getting me the proper medication to combat the issue.
More than 1 year ago
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Very good doctor. Listened and was professional. The office staff was friendly and efficient. Would highly recommend.
More than 1 year ago
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