Frank Downey, MD, is a senior associate consultant in the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Before joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Downey served as a cardiothoracic surgeon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for 25 years. Dr. Downey has been involved in all aspects of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, including coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, cardiothoracic transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. He was Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center.His work has been recognized several times with “Best Doctors” awards from the Milwaukee Business Journal, “Best Physicians” from Milwaukee Magazine and “Health Care Heroes” from the Business Times.
U.S. News & World Report names Mayo Clinic the #1 hospital in Arizona and #20 nationally for cardiology and heart surgery.