Area Surgeon Dr. Richard MacDowell Joins Albany Med


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Area Surgeon Dr. Richard MacDowell Joins Albany Med

October 16, 2012 - Albany , NY

ALBANY, N.Y, October 16, 2012-Richard MacDowell, M.D., FACS, a well-known local breast surgeon, has joined  Albany Medical Center's Department of Surgery.

In addition to surgery for breast cancer and benign breast conditions, Dr. MacDowell has specific interests in hernia repair and gall bladder removal.

Dr. MacDowell has been practicing in the Capital Region for more than 30 years. He received his medical degree at Albany Medical College and conducted his residency at Albany Medical Center. Dr. MacDowell has served as president and governor of the New York Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. MacDowell is board certified in general surgery. He lives with his wife in Delmar, NY.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. MacDowell at the Surgeons Pavilion at Albany Medical Center, 50 New Scotland Ave., call (518) 262-0940.

Albany Medical Center, northeastern New York's only academic health sciences center, is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region. It incorporates the 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region's largest physicians practice with 350 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region's health and quality of life. For more information: or


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