Thomas Downham MD

Thomas F Downham, MD

Specialties: Dermatology, Dermatopathology

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatology
  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatopathology


  • University of Michigan, Academic, MI, 1970

Residencies & Internships

  • Wayne State University, Dermatology, MI, 1974
  • Henry Ford Hospital, Internal Medicine, MI, 1971

About Me

Biographical Statement: 

With nearly 50 years of vocational experience to his credit, Thomas F. Downham II, MD, dermatologist and clinical professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI since 1974,
and a dermatologist at Henry Ford Medical Center-Taylor since 1978.
Dr. Downham first completed coursework at Henry Ford Community College in 1964 and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 1966. He is licensed to practice medicine in Michigan since 1971, and a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology and National Board of Examiners.

Dr. Downham has publications, in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, and the International Journal of Dermatology.


Awards & Honors:

  • Outstanding Professor, Wayne State University - Dermatology (1998)
  • Certificate of Recognition for Voluntary Teaching, Wayne State University School of Medicine (2014)



  • Dermatology Foundation (2001)
  • American Society of Dermatopathology (1983)
  • American Venereal Disease Association (1977)
  • International Society of Tropical Dermatology (1975)
  • American Academy of Dermatology (1974)
  • American Medical Association (1971)






Henry Ford Medical Center - Taylor
24555 Haig Rd
Taylor, MI 48180

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

Patient Ratings

Overall Patient Ratings:

4.6 out of 5
496 Ratings

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Very good


Everything is always very good. The doctors are prompt and courteous. They are very good doctors.


Very good.


Dr. Downham is an extraordinary care giver. I hope he continues to practice. I recommend him to anyone looking for a dermatologist.


I am very comfortable with provider. Extremely professional and compassionate regarding my medical need

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