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Dr. Joshua Dowd

Joshua Dowd, MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician

Dr. Joshua Dowd joined Transitions LifeCare in July 2018. He is one of the physicians on the inpatient palliative care consult teams at WakeMed Raleigh Campus and WakeMed Cary Hospital. His interests include providing the best possible evidence-based and goal-oriented care to all patients and their families as well as educating other clinicians about primary palliative care skills and the benefits of specialty palliative care.

Current Appointments and Affiliations

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician at Transitions LifeCare
  • Admitting privileges at WakeMed Raleigh Campus and WakeMed Cary Hospital


  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine / MD


  • University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine Hospitals and Health Centers / Internal Medicine


  • University of North Carolina Hospitals / Hospice and Palliative Medicine


  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine


  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)
  • Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)

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