Dr. Dowden, Scot

Dr. Scot Douglas Dowden



Clinical Associate Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Oncology


Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Contact information

Phone number

Office: 403.521.3166

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Educational Background

Bach of Med Sci Medicine, Memorial University, 1994

Doctor of Medicine Medicine, Memorial University, 1996


Dr. Dowden earned his Medical Degree from the Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine. He did his Internal Medicine training in Newfoundland and completed his Medical Oncology training in Calgary. His clinical practice focuses on the treatment of metastatic Gastrointestinal Tumors and Carcinoma of Unknown Primary. He is the Chair of the Southern Alberta Gastrointestinal Tumor Program. He is involved in both clinical research and has received awards for excellence in teaching. Dr. Dowden also serves as the Director of the Medical Oncology Training Program at the University of Calgary and as a mentor for residents within the Department of Internal Medicine.


Areas of Research

Area of Focus
  • Treatment of metastatic gastrointestinal tumours