Podiatrist, Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Limb Salvage Medical Director - LifeCare Hospital Fort Worth
In practice since 2016
Dr. Michael Downey’s passion is to provide personalized high quality care to patients in all stages of life. He is a devoted surgeon who believes in working together with his patients to improve their health for all lower extremity musculoskeletal needs. Dr. Downey trusts in a comprehensive dedicated approach to achieve the best outcomes. He is s... Read more
Dr. Michael Downey’s passion is to provide personalized high quality care to patients in all stages of life. He is a devoted surgeon who believes in working together with his patients to improve their health for all lower extremity musculoskeletal needs. Dr. Downey trusts in a comprehensive dedicated approach to achieve the best outcomes. He is skilled in the latest surgical techniques to provide full function and pain relief. While he enjoys the challenge and reward of all surgical approaches, he firmly believes in an initial stepwise conservative method prior to surgical fixation.
Dr. Downey grew up on a cattle ranch in west Texas and eastern New Mexico. He received a scholarship to play collegiate basketball at New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) where he went on to earn his associate’s degree (AA) graduating valedictorian of his class. While attending NMMI he had the distinct privilege of serving and commanding the entire regiment, being the basketball team captain and earning the honor of male athlete of the year. He also received national recognition as a century scholar winner earning a scholarship to Baylor University. He received his bachelor’s degree (BS) in Biochemistry with honors from Baylor University where he was active in the Baylor pre-medical honor society while also receiving his commission in the United States Air Force (USAF). In 2012, Dr Downey graduated at the top of his medical school class at Midwestern University (AzPOD) in Phoenix, Arizona. He earned national attention through the Kaiser Permanente hospital system as one of the top medical students in the country.
His specialized interests include high/low energy trauma, adult/pediatric fracture care, soft tissue management, deformity correction, minimally invasive surgical approaches, revisional surgery, arthroscopic surgery, ankle stabilization surgery, achilles tendon pathology, tendon transfers, rotational flaps, total ankle replacements (TAR), post traumatic reconstruction for arthritis, complex foot/ankle reconstructive procedures, diabetic limb salvage, neurogenic/congenital conditions, flat foot surgery, cavus (high arch) surgery, and second opinions.
Dr. Downey is triple board certified. He is a member of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons and is active in lecturing and teaching the latest surgical techniques to other surgeons. He offers the highest quality surgical treatments in the Fort Worth and surrounding areas. Read less
Reconstruction after Fractures and Trauma, Fractures and Dislocations of the Foot & Ankle, General and Complex Fracture Repair, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery
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Precision Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Dr. Micheal Downey, D.P.M.
5801 Oakbend Trail Ste. 140
Fort Worth, TX - 76109
Texas Health Surgical Hospital Southlake
Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth
LifeCare Hospital Fort Worth
Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital Trophy Club
Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital Fort Worth
Baylor Scott & White Surgicare Oakmont Fort Worth
Baylor Scott & White Surgicare Grapevine
Baylor Scott & White All-Saints FortWorth
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Baylor University, Waco, TX - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry - 2006
Magna Cum Laude
Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ - Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - 2012
Pi Delta Honor Society Member & President
Podiatric Medicine & Surgery - John Peter Smith Hospital/Trauma Center, Fort Worth, TX - 2015
Extensive Foot/Ankle Trauma & Reconstruction Fellowship Training - Jefferson Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute, Philadelphia, PA - Director Justin Fleming, DPM - 2016
Board Certified in Reconstructive and Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS)
Board Certified in Foot Surgery (ABFAS)
American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM)
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