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Murray-Calloway County Hospital Welcomes Dr. Callie Dowdy to West Kentucky Surgical

November 3, 2022

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MURRAY, KY – Callie Dowdy, MD, Vascular and General Surgery, has recently joined West Kentucky Surgical at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

Dowdy is originally from Murray and a 2006 graduate of Murray High School. She has returned to the area after completing her Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

She was a 2015 graduate from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, where she graduated in the top 25% of the class and where she also completed her General Surgery Residency in 2020. She received a BS in Chemistry as well as a BA in English Literature from the University of Richmond in Virginia.

During her educational path, she received several awards and recognitions including:

  • Three-time 1st Place Winner: Delaware Valley Vascular Society Clinical Science and Case Presentation Competition
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Inaugural Member – UKCOM Western KY Rural Medical Training Initiative

She has been published and presented at national conferences on several vascular surgery topics, including aortic surgery, renal and visceral vascular disease and venous disease. She is interested in medical education and won several Certificates of Excellence for Medical Student Education as a resident.

Dr. Dowdy will provide vascular and general surgery services. Her specific interests include limb preservation, carotid surgery including minimally invasive treatment options, open and endovascular aortic surgery, dialysis access, complex wound care and vein disorders.

She is delighted to be back “home” with her husband, Andrew Parker, who is also a Murray native. In her spare time she enjoys camping, hiking, good food and spending time on KY Lake with her family. She will join the medical community at MCCH alongside her father, fellow surgeon Craig Dowdy, MD and her sister, clinical psychologist Abby Dowdy, PsyD.

Dowdy will be located at West Kentucky Surgical at 300 South 8th Street, Suite 401 East. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call West Kentucky Surgical at 270.753.2444.

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