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Richard MacDowell MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery, 1977

Contact Information:

AMC General Surgery Group
50 New Scotland Avenue MC-193
Albany, NY 12208

Tel: (518) 262-0940
Fax: (518) 262-4926

Specialties Education Details Full Biography Additional Locations

General surgery

Breast surgery

Gall bladder surgery

Hernia repair


General Surgery

7/1/72 - 6/30/76
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Albany, NY

Medical Education


 - 5/25/72
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY

Well known in the Capital Region as a breast surgeon, Dr. Richard MacDowell joined Albany Medical Center’s Department of Surgery. In addition to surgery for malignant and benign breast disease, he performs hernia repair, gall bladder removal, and other surgical procedures. He  has been responsible for a number of innovations that have brought new techniques to Albany Medical Center.

Dr. MacDowell is a life-long resident of Albany, NY and has served as a past president and governor of the American College of Surgeons and was a past Chairman of the Board for the Capital Region American Cancer Society.

Delmar Multispecialty Suite
250 Delaware Avenue, Suite 202
Delmar, NY  12054
(518) 264-0701