“Been going to Dr Downing for years. He is always pleasant, never hurries you out. He possesses knowledge in many areas that would normally necessitate a specialist visit.” – Review from Collette
About Dr. Downing
Born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, Dr. Downing has been practicing family medicine in the greater Orlando area since 1998. He attended Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology cum laude. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Philadelphia College of osteopathic medicine in Philadelphia, PA, and went on to complete both his osteopathic internship and his family medicine residency at Florida Hospital East Orlando.
Prior to joining Orlando Orthopaedic Center, Dr. Downing operated his own osteopathic medicine practice in Orlando. He has also served as a resident academic proctor at Family Health Center East, supervising and teaching residents in the office and on hospital rounds.
Dr. Downing is an active member of the Orlando community readily donating his time to local sports clubs, including acting as safety director for Hagerty Pop Warner Football and as a coach in Oviedo Babe Ruth.
Dr. Downing is certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.
Team Physician for
Dr. Downing’s Physician Assistants
Andrew J. Beverly, PA-C
Andrew J. Beverly is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences with a focus in athletic training. He continued his education at Nova Southeastern University where he earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies.
Prior to joining Orlando Orthopedic Center, Mr. Beverly worked as an orthopaedic physician assistant (PA-C) in Nashville, Tennessee where he gained experience in a variety of orthopedic subspecialties including hand, foot and ankle, spine, and sports medicine.
Matthew is a graduate of East Carolina University where he obtained both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in exercise physiology. He earned his Master of Science in physician assistant studies at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.
His primary responsibility at Orlando Orthopaedic Center is to treat patients in need of immediate orthopaedic care at the Orthopaedic Injury Walk-in Clinic in Lake Nona.