Dr. Downer is one of Seattle’s leading hip specialists. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages, but his special interest in joint preservation has led him to treat many younger patients with hip problems. Click on the below links to know more about his services.
Dr. Phil Downer is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in hip preservation surgery. 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.
Hip arthritis is a common cause of hip pain. Affecting more and more people daily, hip arthritis is one of the leading causes of disability in North America.
Hip arthroscopy is a procedure where the hip joint is visualized using small instruments that require a very small incision to insert. The instruments enable visualization of the joint and certain interventions such
Hip replacement removes and replaces the ball and socket of the native joint. The artificial parts work the same as the native joint components. The capsule, ligaments,