Christopher Downer, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of California, DavisBS05/2002Biological Sciences with Honors Bachelor of Sciences, Psychology with Honors
    Pennsylvania State University College of MedicineMD05/2006Medicine
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    Penn State COM2006Lehigh Valley Hospital Community Penn State COM Service Award
    UCSF Fresno2008UCSF Fresno Medical Education Certificate of Teaching Excellence
    UCSF Fresno Department of OB/GYN2008Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Teacher of the Year
    UCSF Fresno Department of OB/GYN2008Jerome S Harris Award for Outstanding Academic Performance
    Bayer Healthcare2008Bayer Healthcare Resident Teacher of the Year
    Bayer Healthcare2009Bayer Healthcare Resident Teacher of the Year
    UCSF Fresno Department of OB/GYN 2010Outstanding Resident of the Year
    UCSF Fresno Department of OB/GYN 2015Kenneth J Cooke Award
    UCSF Fresno Department of OB/GYN 2016Kenneth J Cooke Award
    Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics2016APGO Excellence in Teaching Award
    UC Merced San Joaquin Valley Program2016Best Attending Teacher
    UCSF2017UCSF Medical Student Award for Best Faculty Teacher

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    Christopher Downer M.D.
    Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF
    Residency Program Director, UCSF Fresno Department of Ostetrics & Gynecology
    Director of Obstetrics, UCSF Fresno

    Christopher Downer, M.D., FACOG, is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

    Dr. Downer attended University of California, Davis for his undergraduate coursework, double majoring and receiving degrees in both Biological Sciences and Psychology. He then went on to complete medical school at Pennsylvania State University’s College of Medicine. Upon completion of his medical degree, Dr. Downer completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training at UCSF Fresno Medicine Education Program. After completing residency training, Dr. Downer spent the next four years as an OB/GYN physician for the U.S. Army at Landstuhl, Germany, the largest military overseas OB/GYN department in the world.

    Dr. Downer’s clinical interests include: high risk obstetrics, hypertensive disease, stress urinary incontinence procedures, and advanced laparoscopy including total laparoscopic hysterectomy procedures.

    In his free time, Dr. Downer enjoys fishing, golfing and traveling the globe.

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    Song Brown
    Role: PI

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