Dr. Dowd is board certified in integrative holistic medicine, adult rheumatology, and pediatric rheumatology. He completed his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University in 1983 and received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 1987.
Dr. Dowd also completed a residency in combined internal medicine and pediatrics at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he served as chief medical resident at Erie County Medical Center in 1991.
Additionally, Dr. Dowd completed a four-year fellowship in combined adult and pediatric rheumatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas in 1995.
Dr. Dowd founded the Arthritis Institute of Michigan in 1997.
His latest book, The Vitamin D Cure, is based on his more than 20 years of related practice and research.