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Dr. Timothy Downey joined Chester County Otolaryngology and Allergy Associates in 2009 bringing with him a wealth of experience. Originally from Nebraska, he received his medical degree from Creighton University and then served our country in the Army for 13+ years. He has cared for patients of all ages in the military and now locally. His career has involved teaching other physicians, research/publications, local/national presentations, and various leadership positions in the Army and its hospitals. He achieved board certification in 2002 and re-certified in 2012.
Dr. Downey treats ear disorders such as dizziness/vertigo, hearing loss, and tinnitus, and performs ear surgeries such as ear tube placement, repairing eardrum perforations, and middle ear surgery. His audiologists provide hearing loss and dizziness evaluations and hearing aids. Dr. Downey is a drummer and understands noise induced hearing loss; therefore he provides musician and occupational hearing protection devices. Dr. Downey also cares for the nose and sinuses and provides treatment of allergies, allergy skin testing, allergy shots and oral drops, and cutting edge surgeries such as Balloon Sinuplasty and Image Guided Navigation Sinus Surgery. He treats all types of head/neck cancers to include skin, throat, thyroid, salivary gland and others.
Dr. Downey’s patients have described him as having an excellent bed-side manner, listens well, attentive, detailed and thorough.
Dr. Downey enjoys time with his wife (an Army Oral Surgeon), son and daughter; playing drums and tennis; running; listening to his family play the piano; any Philly sports team; and Nebraska Cornhusker Football!!!
Verified Patient Reviews
The visit went very well; professional and informative.
The visit was fine. Dr. Downey and his staff are very attentive and professional. I was not in the waiting room very long which is wonderful however if I had to be I wouldn't be happy. Entrance needs attention it is patients first impression.
Dr. Downey listend to my concerns, asked pointed questions for clarification, conducted several tests in the office (and ordered others from another doctor) before discussing his thoughts on what was wrong and how to correct my issues.
Enjoyed it. Very friendly.
He listened to my and was very informative
I showed up a little late to the appointment due to car troubles and the front office was extremely understanding. After completing my new patient paperwork, I was seen right away. Everyone I encountered was extremely professional. I never felt rushed, and everyone answered all of my questions appropriately. They were all extremely helpful people who really seemed to care about the well being of their patient!
Very pleasant Dr. Explained everything very well.
Dr. Downey is such a down to earth guy who is all business but manages to let his good soul shine through. Highly recommend.
very beneficial and helpful
He is very thorough and listens to what is causing your ear problem. He is an excellent doctor. Very highly recommended.
he is great!
Today was my new patient consult with Dr Downey. He was very friendly and took time to listen me. Wasn't rushed at all.
Terrific doctor, very professional but caring and warm at the same time.
Highly competent in his profession
It was good
Dr Downey is a very fine physician. He is thorough and listens to the patient, explaining everything about the immediate exam, along with all options if treatment is indicated. If you need to see an ENT, this is the doc to call on.
Dr. Timothy Downey is always thorough , professional and I always feel well taken care of.He genuinely cares about his patients and does all he can to get them well.
Doctor was courteous and professional. He answered my questions and offered a reasonable treatment approach for my issue. I would likely visit him again if I had need to see an ENT specialist in the future.
Dr. Downey is great, we barely waited 5 mins before going back to a room where we sat not even another 5 mins before he came in. He was thorough and courteous, he made sure he explained everything he did. I would def recommend him to anyone needing an ENT.
i have never been to an ENT as an adult. I think it must be a very difficult specialty. So much involved. Anyhow, my appt. was fast but very thorough. i had a hearing test. it was a very interesting and fascinating appt! Staff was so pleasant and actually said "nice meeting you" when i left. Very good experience.
Ultimately, he diagnosed the issue and was accurate very quickly. He showed some aggravation, but I wasn't sure who it was directed at, which is why I didn't rank his bedside manner higher
Dr. Tim Downey always provides exceptional treatment .He is interested in his patients and very easy to communicate with. I recommend Dr. Downey highly.
Very professional and helpful. Highly recommend this doctor
Great appointment...loved that I did not have to wait. Was in and out in no time. That is extremely important to me as a full time working mother.
Timothy Downey was thorough and listened to Mom's history in order to diagnose her problem. I am hopeful that the treatment that she received today will corre t her dizziness and allow her to have better quality of life!
Pleasant, professional, took time to connect with me as a first time patient.
Friendly doctor and office staff, prompt visit!
No nonsense. Took his time and I never felt him in my ear.
Dr. Downey was genuinely concerned and eager to assist me.
He was very efficient, listened to my concerns and addressed them. Electronic rx's and Internet bookings for appointments are in place and make the process of getting scheduled so much easier. Thanks for a great experience.