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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (34)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Philip Downer, Hip Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Downer has been reviewed by 70 patients who have provided 34 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Philip Downer, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Congenital Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Downer graduated from Memorial University Of Newfoundland, St Johns. He has 1 awards.

On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Downer has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwest Hospital & Medical Center 
  • Orthopedic Institute 
  • Swedish Medical Center - Ballard 


  • French
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Philip R Downer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Philip R. Downer practice?
Dr. Philip Downer has 2 office locations.
Dr. Philip Downer practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Seattle, WA.
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