Donald G. Downs, M.D. Providence Employed Provider

Languages: English
Specialties:
Professional Statement
We are a premier healthcare team dedicated to providing innovative medical services in a caring and professional atmosphere. Each of us is committed to service, innovation, and quality care, while serving the needs of the community.
Education
Institution
Type
University Of California San Diego School Of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Medical School
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Internship
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Residency
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO – Trio
  • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Clever Care
  • First Health/Coventry PPO
  • Health Net - TriCare
  • Health Net Cal MediConnect HMO
  • Health Net Medicare Advantage
  • Health Net PPO
  • Health Smart PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar EPO
  • SCAN Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • Vivity by Anthem Blue Cross
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Abnormal Weight Loss
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Allergies
  • Allergy To Insects
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Angular Cheilitis
  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Annual Examination
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Aphthous Ulcers
  • Arm Pain
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arthralgia
  • Asthma
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Back Injury
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Bedbugs
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Birthmark
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Blurred Vision
  • Breast Discharge
  • Breast Lump
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Camp Physicals
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiovascular Disease Management
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Chest Pain
  • Chlamydia
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Cfs)
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Claudication
  • Cold Intolerance
  • Cold Sore
  • College Health
  • Common Cold
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Coping Skills
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Cystitis
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diet And Exercise
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Distractible
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphoria
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Dysuria
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Exam
  • Ear Infections
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Emphysema
  • Employee Health
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Epicondylitis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epistaxis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Eructation
  • Erythema
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Tingling
  • Falls
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Fasciculations
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Fever With Chills
  • Finger Pain
  • First Degree Burns
  • Flatulence
  • Floaters
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Pain
  • Frailty
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Genital Warts
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Gout
  • Grave's Disease
  • Grief
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Head Congestion
  • Head Lump
  • Headache
  • Health Maintenance
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Heat Intolerance
  • Heel Pain
  • Hematochezia
  • Hematuria
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hernia
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hirsutism
  • Hoarseness
  • Hpv Vaccination
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Influenza
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Injury To Foot
  • Injury To Hand
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intention Tremor
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Sprain
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Keloid
  • Keratin Cyst
  • Keratitis
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Knee Click
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Lipoma
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Memory Disorders
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Mens Health
  • Migraine
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Pain
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myalgia
  • Nail Disease
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Nevus
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Norovirus
  • Nose Pain
  • Numbness
  • Nutrition And Health
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Obesity
  • Odynophagia
  • Optic Migraines
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis
  • Overweight
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Reaction
  • Paresthesia
  • Paronychia
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Discharge
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Persistent Cough
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Polypharmacy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Prediabetes
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Pruritus
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rash
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Rhinitis
  • Rosacea
  • Scab
  • Scabies
  • Scaly Skin
  • School Anxiety
  • Sciatica
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Enuresis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Severe Asthma
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shin Splints
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Shortness Of Breath (Sob)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Tag
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Smoker Cough
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Bite
  • Splinter Removal
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Sports Related Concussion Testing
  • Sprain
  • Sputum Production
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stridor
  • Stye
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Sunburn
  • Suture Removal
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Teething
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Pain
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thumb Dislocation
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Twitching
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urticaria
  • Vaccines
  • Varicella
  • Varicella Vaccination
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Virtual Care
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Voice Problems
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
  • Well Child Exam
  • Wellness
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

5 out of 5 (161 Ratings, 74 Comments)


100

03/13/2021
I have been seeing Dr. Downs for years now. I think his bed side manor is great. I will always try to schedule any visits with him.
100

03/11/2021
Dr. Downs is excellent He's been my doctor for years!!!!!
100

03/06/2021
always polite plus I use My Chart to comunicate
100

03/05/2021
Dr. Downs is always very informative and takes his time to explain and answer my questions. EVERY TIME I call his office with a question or concerns he responds within hours. I couldn't be more pleased with his care.
100

02/24/2021
Always very nice and I never feel rushed. He will talk with me about my health care concerns as until my concerns are satisfied.
100

02/17/2021
Dr. Downs is the best.
100

02/15/2021
I feel like a celebrity when I visit this office. Since I started going there they have treated me like an adult. Most all the other doctors I've had talk down to me. Dr Downs has given me straight forward, understandable advice. He's like my "health conscience", I just listen to him and I know its THEE right thing to do.
100

02/11/2021
Dr. Downs is the most incredible doctor I have ever had. His staff is incredibly knowledgeable and professional. I am blessed to have Dr. Downs and his staff take care of my medical needs, as they have for the past 15 years.
100

02/01/2021
Dr. Downs is amazing. That's why we drive 45 minutes to his office after we moved to another city, to continue our care with him. He's smart, funny, connects well with us and does a great job guiding us with our care (my husband and I each see him). Highly recommend him.
100

01/29/2021
Always excellent!
100

01/28/2021
xcellent response from dr downs and his staff
100

01/24/2021
Dr. Downes and his office team continue to give exceptional service. Very happy with their commitment to excellence.
100

01/23/2021
My experience with Dr. Downs has always been great. He explains everything in layman's terms. He answers all my questions. He is very professional and makes whatever referral is needed to take care of my health. He is also my husband's doctor and he takes care of him too very well.
100

01/21/2021
Best doctor I've ever had!
100

01/18/2021
Dr. Downs always provides excellent care to me with any health issues that I may have or answer any questions that I may have in a detailed and respectful manner. I am very pleased to have Dr. Downs as my medical doctor.
100

01/16/2021
extremely caring, advices me on treatment for my knees. never had a poor experience, friendly funny caring & will continue with Dr. Downs as long as I'm alive.
100

01/14/2021
Dr. Downs and Dr. Akbary are both very good physicians and I feel fortunate to have them as my providers.
100

01/14/2021
Professional and courteous from the prescreen desk to the receptionist to the medical assistant. Great care and compassion not because it's their job, but because they want to help you! Dr Downs and Jennifer are a fantastic team. Housekeeping is diligent and responsible in their cleaning and sanitizing. Thank you to all!
100

01/07/2021
I had a good talk with my care provider. He answered all of my questions.
100

01/06/2021
Always excellent service from staff and Dr. Downs.
100

01/06/2021
Good experience explaining my condition.
100

12/23/2020
Dr downs is patient and concise
100

12/20/2020
Dr. Down's is a great Doctor.
100

12/17/2020
Dr. Down listen, cares and takes his time to answer all my questions.
100

12/14/2020
Dr Donald Downs has been the best care provider I've had overall.
100

12/13/2020
Dr Donald Dawns always kept me update for my health
100

11/29/2020
Doctor Downs is easy to talk to. Knows my condition and addresses issues.
100

11/29/2020
i am very satisfied with this care provider.
92.8

11/25/2020
Dr. Downs is wonderful. very happy with my local Facey and the care i receive
100

11/12/2020
easy to talk to and understanding
100

11/01/2020
I am always taken care of and given information that is important to my health.
100

10/30/2020
Dr. Downs is a down to earth person. He cares and validate your inputs. He listens to your needs. Great sense of humor, and friendly. A few doctors that I had in the past cant compare with Dr. Downs. He seems to enjoy his job and his patients.
100

10/28/2020
Always top notch!
100

10/26/2020
I continue to be extremely satisfied with my Doctor.
100

10/20/2020
Always excellent PCM care. Knowledgeable, Respectful, and Courteous.
98.6

10/15/2020
Dr. Downs is personable as well as professional, always.
100

10/14/2020
Dr DDowns & his staff are the best care professionals that I encountered. Aside from having ample parking space in the building the office is located, all are professionally adept and courteous. You cannot find a more respectful staff just like Dr DDowns have. Thank you for taking care of me!
100

10/11/2020
Dr. Downs is very good in explaining the diagnosis. I understood what's going on with me.He made all the necessary items I needed- x-ray and pharmacy .
100

10/07/2020
Dr. Downes is outstanding. My only suggestion for the practice is to continue to improve on your systems integration with communications.
100

10/04/2020
EXCELLENT everytime!
100

10/03/2020
Dr Downs and his team helped get me through cancer and I will be forever in his debt.
100

10/01/2020
always informative, takes his time with you, and always helps you with your concerns
100

09/23/2020
Dr. Downs is excellent in all respects.
100

09/21/2020
Dr Downs is the best Doctor!
100

09/21/2020
He is very impressive no complaint about him.
100

09/20/2020
Dr. Downs is fantastic. He is kind and caring. Always listens to what I have going on and works with me on solutions. I really like him and would refer him to anyone.
100

09/20/2020
I am very satisfied with the medical care provided to me by Dr. Downs and his staff.
97.2

09/15/2020
He listens carefully and answers thoroughly
100

09/11/2020
I always receive great healthcare advice and direction from both Dr. Downs and [...]. I comfortable seeing either for any and all medical needs. Further, I find it easy to communicate with both and I respect both of their opinions.
100

09/09/2020
I've said it before and I will say it again, Dr. Downs is by far the best Doctor a family could ever want or need.
100

09/07/2020
Downs is great!!
100

09/02/2020
This was a very calm visit. Everyone was so nice and happy. Nobody was stressed or hurried.
100

08/28/2020
Dr Downs and his staff are the best. I started going to Facey because that's where Dr Downs was. I always get great care from him and his staff.
100

08/28/2020
Never ever have had any complaint about my primary care doctor
100

08/24/2020
I love Dr. Downs he make me feel comfortable, he explains everything he listens and helps with advice.
100

08/21/2020
Dr. Downs has always been courteous, informative and helpful in answering all of my medical questions and concerns.
100

08/21/2020
Always a pleasant experience when visiting Dr. Downs. He really cares.
100

08/13/2020
I have a PPO and could go anywhere. But this office is great & Dr. Downs is the best. He always takes care of myself & my husband. He has a fabulous Nurse that he works with at the office.
100

08/10/2020
Dr. Downs is the Best!
100

08/09/2020
Dr. Donald Downs has been my primary care physician for at least 10 years or more. He and his staff are a #100 out of a possible 1-10. They are so knowledgeable, caring, incredible people. They listen to me. They ask the right questions, when needed. They are ALWAYS available when I have to call to ask them questions. Dr. Downs has been a complete blessing to me and my family. His nurses [...] and [...] are like family to me - the most professional incredible nurses in the world. His other staff members that I work with - [...], [...], [...], [...], [...], etc etc etc - even his phlebotomist [...]- are the most amazing people in the world! As you can see, I can't speak highly enough about Dr. Downs and his amazing staff. My family, my friends, my professional colleagues all know that I actually LOVE going to the doctor's office when needed, as most people hate going to see the doctor. They are incredible professionals and even more so, incredible human beings. I love Dr. Downs and his staff! Thank you for having them on your staff!
98.6

08/04/2020
I enjoy seeing Dr. Downs for my medical needs. He is easy to talk to and understand, and appears to be well informed and up-to-date on the latest medical information. I've never had a negative experience with him.
100

07/30/2020
Dr. Downs was very good at helping me regarding issues I had with a hospital surgeon who did major surgery on my back one year ago and with whom I had a bad experience with regarding getting contacts with after the surgery.
100

07/22/2020
my family and I love Simi Valley Facey! We feel that we are taken care of and our children are too! amazing family of doctors, nurses and staff, we are blessed
100

07/17/2020
Dr Downs and [...] are the greatest! Office staff is great.
100

06/26/2020
Dr. Donald Downs is a great Dr who listens and provides options. He has my respect.
100

06/25/2020
Dr. Downs is great. Great listener and easy to understand. He explains things very clearly.
100

06/23/2020
Excellent & friendly care. I'm very satisfied with my doctor, Dr. Downs.
100

06/23/2020
very good
100

06/19/2020
all good
100

06/17/2020
Always excellent!
100

06/17/2020
Dr. Downs and staff have always been very kind and helpful.
100

06/02/2020
Always treated promptly with love & care from my Facey Medical team. Dr. Downs & [...] are absolutely fabulous!
100

05/25/2020
Very good doctor easy to talk to and a very good listener.
100

04/30/2020
Love Dr Downs [...]
 
2655 1st Street
Suite 325

Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 577-1270