University Surgical Associates is pleased to announce that Dr. Jacob Dowden has joined the practice.
Dr. Jacob Dowden is a Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgeon and is the newest fellowship-trained hepatobiliary surgeon in the Chattanooga area.
Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgeons treat benign and malignant diseases of the liver, pancreas, and biliary system. The biliary system includes the gallbladder, bile ducts and certain cells inside the liver, and bile ducts outside the liver.
Dr. Dowden will be seeing patients at our Medical Mall office location on Tuesday mornings.
Originally from Lafayette, Louisianna, Dr. Dowden attended LSU for his undergraduate degree and attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and his fellowship in transplant and hepatopancreatobiliary surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
Dr. Dowden and his wife Elizabeth, who is a Chattanooga-native, love being back in the Chattanooga area. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, reading and cooking.
Being a doctor was the only thing I ever wanted to do, it was my dream... Every day I get to live my dreams.Dr. Jacob Dowden, on becoming a surgeon
See Dr. Dowden's full video interview by clicking here.