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Kristopher Downing, MD

COVID-19 update:

If you have a fever and/or respiratory symptoms, please call our COVID-19 nurse line at 888-261-8431 before coming in or use one of our virtual care options. Do not schedule online. For general guidance on COVID-19, visit or call the county hotline at 2-1-1. For other patients, please do not schedule non-essential appointments at this time. Call your doctor’s office if you have questions.

Dr. Kristopher Downing, MD


9834 Genesee Ave
Ste 228
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand Surgery, 2018
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012

Medical Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, MD, 2004


  • Harbor UCLA Medical Center, General Surgery, 2005


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009


  • University of Southern California School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand, 2010
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