Preferred method of communication
Research and teaching
Area of Focus
- Treatment of metastatic gastrointestinal tumours
Dr. Dowden earned his Medical Degree from the Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine. He did his Internal Medicine training in Newfoundland and completed his Medical Oncology training in Calgary. His clinical practice focuses on the treatment of metastatic Gastrointestinal Tumors and Carcinoma of Unknown Primary. He is the Chair of the Southern Alberta Gastrointestinal Tumor Program. He is involved in both clinical research and has received awards for excellence in teaching. Dr. Dowden also serves as the Director of the Medical Oncology Training Program at the University of Calgary and as a mentor for residents within the Department of Internal Medicine.