Marc Downing, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Dr. Marc Downing is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. He is employed by Bronson Healthcare Group. He is board certified in the American Board of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery). He is a graduate of Furman University with a BS in Chemistry (Cum Laude) in 1985. He earned his MD from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 1990. He completed his residency in General Surgery at The Ohio State University Children's Hospital in 1997. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Surgery also at the Ohio State University Children's Hospital in 2001.
- American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
- American Board of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 2001, Pediatric Surgery, The Ohio State University
- Research Fellowship 1999, Pediatric Surgery, The Ohio State University
- Residency 1998, General Surgery, Medical College of Ohio
- Research Fellowship 1995, Pediatric Surgery, The Ohio State University
- MD 1990, University of South Florida
- BS 1985, Chemistry, Furman University
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Downing M.T., Brigstock D.R., Luquette M.H., Crissman-Combs M., Besner G.E. Immunohistochemical localization of heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor in normal skin and skin cancers Histochemical Journal. 1997;29(10):735-744. doi: 10.1023/A:1026417202351.
Downing M.T., Hamoudi A.B., Besner G.E. Brain heterotopia: Choristoma of the back Pediatric Surgery International. 1997;12(2-3):183-185. doi: 10.1007/BF01349994.
Downing M.T., Way D.P., Caniano D.A. Results of a national survey on ethics education in general surgery residency programs American Journal of Surgery. 1997;174(3):364-368. doi: 10.1016/S0002-9610(97)00112-8.
Gender differences in the responses of serum insulin-like growth factor- 1 and transthyretin (prealbumin) to trauma Critical Care Medicine. 1996;24(12):1982-1987. doi: 10.1097/00003246-199612000-00009.
Serum insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 responds differently to trauma in men and women Critical Care Medicine. 1996;24(12):1988-1992. doi: 10.1097/00003246-199612000-00010.
Abad M.S., Besner G.E. Production of heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor (HB-EGF) at sites of thermal injury in pediatric patients Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 1996;106(1):49-56. doi: 10.1111/1523-1747.ep12327214.
Davis K., Brigstock D.R., Johnson P., Crissman-Combs M.A., McCarthy D.W., Downing M.T., Besner G.E. Production of glycosylated heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor in HeLa cells using vaccinia virus Protein Expression and Purification. 1996;8(1):57-67. doi: 10.1006/prep.1996.0074.
Brigstock D.R. Purification of heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor from pig uterine luminal flushings, and its production by endometrial tissues Biology of Reproduction. 1995;52(3):561-571. doi: 10.1095/biolreprod52.3.561.
Vegunta R.K., Cooney D.R., Downing M.T., Besner G.E., Brigstock D.R. Unique protein expression by the TBJ clonal derivative of C1300 murine neuroblastoma Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 1995;30(12):1668-1672. doi: 10.1016/0022-3468(95)90448-4.