Dr. David Downs, MD

Sports Medicine | Joint Replacement

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.7 out of 5
107 Ratings

Brief Bio

Dr. David Downs, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopy. He was lucky enough to grow up in the community he now serves, having graduated from Troy High School in Fullerton and from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. After receiving a medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, he returned to southern California for a residency at Loma Linda University Hospital and specialty training at Kaiser Permanente in Irvine.

Outside of his work, Dr. Downs leads an active lifestyle with hobbies that include running, basketball, water skiing, snow skiing, and spending time with his wife and 3 daughters.


  • Medical School: Baylor University
  • Internship: Loma Linda University
  • Residency: Loma Linda University
  • Fellowship: Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, California Medical Association, American Medical Association, and Christian Medical Dental Association

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Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Mar 5, 2019
It was a good experience, the doctor explained everything and answered all my questions. Everything went smooth!!!! Thank you
Jan 15, 2019
Dr. Downs explained what the issue was with my knee and the different methods of trying to relieve the pain and swelling.

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