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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 is triple board certified and offers the highest quality surgical treatments in the Fort Worth, Southlake, and surrounding areas. Click on the below tabs to know more about his services.

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Michael W. Downey, DPM, FACFASBoard Certified, Fellowship TrainedTrauma & Reconstructive Foot/Ankle Surgeon

Michael W. Downey

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.

  • InternalBrace Ligament Augmentation
  • Move Wright - Total Ankle Replacement
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Baylor Scott & White Surgicare - Oakmont
  • Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital Fort Worth
  • Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Trophy Club
  • Baylor Scott & White Surgicare - Grapevine
  • Texas Health Resources North Fort Worth
  • Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth
  • Ankle joint replacement, also known as total ankle arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure performed to relieve pain and immobility due to severe end-stage arthritis that has not responded to non-surgical treatments. The goal of ankle joint replacement surgery is to eliminate your pain and increase the mobility of your ankle joint.

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  • Total toe arthroplasty, also known as total toe replacement, is a surgical procedure for the treatment of toe arthritis or severe trauma to the toe in which worn out or damaged portions of the toe joint are removed and replaced with an artificial prosthesis.

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Patient Reviews
  • He is a very awesome doctor. I would recommend him anytime. Is great in his field. Informs you well of what is wrong and what needs to be done.

  • After significant research I choose Dr. Michael Downey, DPM, to operate on my bunions using the "minimally invasive technique" that select surgeons are trained to conduct. Continuing education and exp...

  • Dr. Downey is amazing and could not be more pleased with my experience. I had a lot going on with my ankle and Dr. Downey took the time to explain every single thing and answered every question I had....

Recognitions Recognitions

FORT WORTH MAGAZINE Top Doctor 2021 Read More

PRESENTATIONS/ Publication
  • Ankle Internal Brace Repair, Arthrex Surgical Symposium III, Naples, FL – 10/2020

  • Acute Deltoid Injuries, Arthrex Surgical Symposium III, Naples, FL – 10/2020

  • Forefoot Internal Brace Repair, Arthrex Surgical Symposium III, Naples, FL – 10/2020

Benefits of Ankle Arthroscopy

Ankle arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which an arthroscope, a small, soft, flexible tube with a light and video camera at the end, is inserted into the ankle joint to evaluate and treat a variety of conditions.

  • Smaller Incisions
  • Minimal Soft Tissue Trauma
  • Less Post-operative Pain
  • Less Risk of Infections
  • Quicker Recovery

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