Philip R. Downer, MD

Hip Surgeon

  • Accepting New Patients
  • Virtual Visits Available
  • Available within 1-3 Days
(206) 633-6107


Philip R. Downer, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in hip surgery. He sees 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. He performs over 250 hip replacements per year, primarily through a tissue sparing surgery approach.

Dr. Downer enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He also likes to kitesurf, windsurf, and backcountry ski.


Program: MD
Institution: Memorial University of Newfoundland

Program: Residency
Institution: McGill University

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: Mueller Foundation

Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Anterior hip approach
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Hip preservation
  • Hip procedures
  • Periacetabular osteotomy surgery PAO


Patient Resources

Your First Appointment

For your first appointment, please:

  • Bring your current valid insurance card
  • Bring a referral authorization from your primary care provider, if your insurance requires
  • Bring a medical history to include all current medications and dosage
  • Bring all previous x-rays, CAT scans, MRI scans, or other test results relating to your medical problem
  • Bring previous medical records relating to current medical problem