Dr. Philip R. Downer, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 44

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Dr. Downer's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Swedish Medical Center/Ballard
5300 Tallman Avenue North West
Seattle, WA 98107

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Downer

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Seattle Orthopedic Center
Seattle Orthopedic Center
2409 N 45th St
Seattle, WA 98103
Orthopedic Specialists-Seattle
Orthopedic Specialists-Seattle
5350 Tallman Ave NW Ste 500
Seattle, WA 98107
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    Dr. Downer's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Downer's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    1
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    2
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteopenia
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    Background Check for Dr. Downer

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    McGill University / Faculty of Medicine
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Mc Gill University Faculty Med Hospital
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mueller Fdn
    Complete in 2001

    Undergraduate Schools

    Queens University / Faculty Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Downer & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Downer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Swedish Medical Center/Ballard where Dr. Downer has admitting privileges:

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    • Swedish Medical Center/Ballard

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Downer

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Downer to family and friends

    49 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Downer's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    48 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    49 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    49 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 48 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Downer
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    49 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    49 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    49 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    49 responses
    below
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Downer accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

    A
    Seattle Orthopedic Center
    2409 N 45th St
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206) 633-8100 (Office)
    (206) 633-6107 (Fax)
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    Orthopedic Specialists-Seattle
    5350 Tallman Ave NW Ste 500
    Seattle, WA 98107
    (206) 784-8833 (Office)
    (206) 784-0676 (Fax)
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