Dr. Philip Downer, MD

Dr. Philip Downer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(52)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Philip Downer, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Seattle, WA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

2409 N 45th St

Seattle, WA 98103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hip Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Downer "Dr. Downer enjoys seeing patients of all ages, but his special interest in joint preservation has led him to treat many younger patients with hip problems, such as hip dysplasia or hip impingement. One of only a few surgeons in the Pacific Northwest who performs hip arthroscopies for these issues, Dr. Downer has quickly become one of Seattle?s leading hip specialists."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

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.

Education

  • Queens University / Faculty Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • McGill University / Faculty Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Mc Gill University Faculty Med Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Mueller Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Downer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Downer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Downer to family and friends
3.8
based on 52 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Downer's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Everett, WA |
I received a total hip replacement from Dr. Downer and could not be more satisfied with the entire process. From the scheduling staff, to the other docs on the day of surgery, to Dr. Downer's expertise, I highly recommend anyone seeking such a procedure go see Dr. Downer and team. When it is time...more
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in Everett, WA |
Being an RN, I did "a lot" of research and actually saw a few other surgeons for preop visits. Decided to go with Dr. Downer from his anterior hip approach and talking to him. I had both hips replaced at the same time and it has been life-changing. I hope I am not wearing these "treasured hips"...more
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Sequim, WA |
Everything I could want in excellence and professionalism.
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in Seattle, WA |
Poor diagnoses by gp & sports med. drs (ultrasounds and xrays...) until Dr. Downer insisted on new xray of my hip at better angle at his clinic & discovered my FAI. My case was of cam, not pincer impingement, tearing ~20 degrees of the labrum. Recovery went quite well as Dr. predicted for my case....more
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in Seattle Wa |
After several years of suffering with a failed hip revision I had progressed to the point where I couldn't walk and was in constant pain. Two other surgeons had discouraged me from having another revision but Dr Downer correctly diagnosed the problem and his confidence and manner convinced me that...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Downer accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
    Preferred Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Downer has admitting privileges

Swedish Medical Center - Ballard Campus
5300 Tallman Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
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