James E. Dowd, MD, FAAOS
James E. Dowd, MD, FAAOS

James E. Dowd, MD, FAAOSOrthopedic Surgeon

At the Jordan-Young Institute, Dr. James Dowd primarily specializes in the treatment of injuries and disorders involving the knee and hip. Dr. Dowd lives in Virginia Beach with his wife and children. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, outdoor sports, boating, and wine collecting.

Dr. Dowd is assisted by Tamaryn Parks, PA-C.

Education

  • Undergraduate Education: University Of Notre Dame; South Bend, IN
  • Medical Degree: University Of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA
  • Internship, General Surgery: University Of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery: University Of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA
  • Research Fellowship, Adult Reconstruction Surgery: Musculoskeletal Research Institute; Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fellowship, Joint Reconstruction: Anderson Orthopedic Clinic; Alexandria, VA
  • Traveling Fellowship, Joint Replacement : Several Prestigious Joint Replacement Centers Throughout Europe

Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2001; Recertified 2012

Areas of Specialization

  • Arthritis Surgery of the Hip & Knee
  • Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Computer Assisted Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Complex Revision Joint Replacement of the Hip & Knee

Hospital Privileges

  • Sentara Leigh Hospital

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
  • Chair-Joint Replacement Quality Improvement Committee, Sentara Leigh Hospital

Awards & Honors

  • Top Doc in Orthopedic Surgery, as voted on by peers, Coastal Virginia/Hampton Roads Magazine, 2009 – 2019
  • Money Magazine – Total Knee Replacement Surgeon – Sunbelt Region
  • American’s Top Surgeons – Consumer Research Council of America, 2006

 

Professional Associations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Member, Medical Society of Virginia
  • Member, Norfolk Academy of Medicine
  • Member, Virginia Orthopedic Society

Publications

  • Dowd JE, Sychterz CJ, Young AM, Engh CA. Characterization of Long-Term Femoral-Head-Penetration rates: Association With and Prediction of Osteolysis. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2000;82(8): 1102-1107.
  • Dowd JE, Cha CW, Trakru S, Kim SY, Yang IH, Rubash HE. Failure of Total Hip Arthroplasty With Precoated Prosthesis; 4-11 year results. CORR. 1998;354:106-115.
  • Dowd JE, Schwenderman L, Rubash HE, Herndon J. Aseptic Loosening in Uncemented Total Arthroplasty in a Canine Model. CORR. 1995;319:(106-121).
  • Berger RA, Dowd JE, Evans R, Rubash HE. Improving Femoral Component Alignment and Cement Column Uniformity in Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Centralizing Devices. CORR;1998.
  • Dowd JE, Berger RA, Rubash HE. A Clinical Comparison of Porosity Reduction Techniques in Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty: Centrifugation versus Vacuum Mixing. The Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal. 1993;4:87.
  • Macauley W, Hasselman CT, Shanghag AS, Dowd JE, Rubash HE. Bone Ingrowth and Particulate Debris in a Canine Acetabular Arthroplasty Model. The Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal. 1996;7:44-45.
  • Shanghag AS, Dowd JE, Jacobs JJ, Marinelli R, Tramaglini DM, Black J, Rubash HE. Biologic Response to Particulate Debris: In-Vitro and In-Vivo Studies. Contemporary Orthopaedics. 1996.
  • Macauley IW, Hasselman CT, Shanghag AS, Dowd JE, Rubash HE. Bone Ingrowth and Particulate Debris in a Canine Acetabular Arthroplasty Model. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 1996;21 (1):93.
  • Dowd JE, Schwendeman LE, Doyle S, Wilson S, Larkin L, Rubash HE, Herndon JH. Aseptic Loosening: A Histologic and Biomedical Analysis in a Canine Model. Transactions of the Orthopaedic ResearchSociety. 1994;19(2):805.
  • Jorikoshi M, Dowd JE, Maloney W, Crossett L, Rubash HE. Activities of Human Fibroblasts and Macrophages by Particulate Wear Debris From Failed Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 1994;19(1)199.
  • J.E. Dowd. Charcot Joints. In: Quick Medical Reference™ 1st ed., May 1992.

Presentations & Lectures

  • Dowd JE, Jordan LR, Olivo JL, Voorhorst PE. Clinical Results of Isolated Polyethylene Bearing Revisions in Mobile Bearing TKA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Paper # 178, San Francisco, CA, 2004.
  • Jordan LR, Dowd JE, Olivo JL,Voorhorst PE. Cementless Mobile Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients 60 Years and Younger: A Seventeen Year Follow-up. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, 2003.
  • Dowd JE Cha CW, Trakru S, Kim SY, Yang IH, Rubash HE. Failure of Total Hip Arthroplasty with a Precoated Prosthesis: 4-11 Year Results. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Specialty Day Meeting of the Hip and Knee Society, New Orleans, LA, 1998.
  • Dowd JE, Schwendeman LE, Doyle S, Wilson S, Larkin L, Rubash HE, Herndon JH. Aseptic Loosening: A Histologic and Biochemical Analysis in a Canine Model. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Specialty Day Meeting of the Hip and Knee Society, Orlando, FL, 1995.
  • Dowd JE, Rubash HE. The Clinical Efficacy of Porosity Reduction Techniques: Vacuum Mixing vs. Centrifugation. American Orthopaedic Association – Residents Conference, Seattle, WA, March 1993.
  • Berger RA, Dowd JE, Rubash HE. The Benefits of Using a Polymethylmethacrylate Centralizing Device in Total Hip Arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, February 1993.