About UsAbout Us: Dr. Downs is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Tennessee and Mississippi. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also achieved a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. His specialties include Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Shoulder, Knee and Elbow Surgery. He maintains privileges at Centennial Medical Center, Baptist Hospital, Saint Thomas Hospital, Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics Surgery Center, Centennial Surgery Center, and Baptist Ambulatory Surgery Center.

Dr. Downs achieved a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. He did his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee at Memphis and at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. He served his Internship in Surgery at the University of Tennessee at Memphis. He was awarded his Medical Degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California. He graduated Magna cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Downs was a Student Researcher and a Full-time Clinical Researcher in the Loma Linda University Department of Orthopaedics.

Curriculum Vitae

Brandon Howard Downs, M.D.
2400 Patterson Street, Suite 300
Nashville, Tn 37203
(615) 342-6300
bdowns@hughston.com

Current Medical Practice
Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Hughston Orthopaedic Foundation
Centennial Care Center
Full partner 2006-current
2400 Patterson Drive, Suite 300
Nashville, Tn 37203
(615) 342-6300

Education

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Arthroscopic surgery
August 1, 2005 – July 31, 2006

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
University of Tennessee and Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN
Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Surgical Residency
June 2001 – June 2005

Orthopaedic Surgery Internship
University of Tennessee and Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN
Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Surgical Internship
June 2000 – June 2001

Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine and Surgery
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, CA
August 1995 – May 2000

Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship
Lomal Linda University School of Medicine Tribology Laboratory
Loma Linda, CA
June 1997 – July 1998

Bachelor of Science – Biology major
Belmont University
Nashville, Tn
Magna Cum Laude
August 1991 – May 1995

Professional Activities

Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics
Centennial Medical Center
Nashville, Tn
2010 – Current

Hughston Clinic Board of Representatives
Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Nashville, Tn
2013-2014 representation term
2015 – Current

Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics Care Center Managing Physician
Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Nashville, Tn
2013-2014 Term
2015 – Current

Examinations

USMLE Step I – (10/1997)
USMLE Step II – (3/2000)
USMLE Step III – (5/2001)

Certifications/Licensure

ABOS Board Certified
Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2009)

Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
ABOS, AAOS and AOSSM (2012)

Tennessee Medical License (12/2001)
License #0000035960

Mississippi Medical License (7/2002)
License #17699

Advanced Trauma Life Support (2001)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (1999)

Honors & Awards

Walter E. Macpherson award for student researcher of the year
Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 1998.

Bertakis and Starich award for outstanding oral presentation
American Federation for Medical Research, 1999

Bertakis and Starich award for outstanding oral presentation
American Federation for Medical Research, 1999
2nd Presentation

Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America

Member of the American Medical Association

Member of the Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Warthog Society

Member of the Tennessee Medical Association

Member of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society

Member of Nashville Academy of Medicine

Member of the Loma Linda University Insall Orthopaedic Society

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of Wear-Rates in M-M and M-PE Hip Systems in 10 Million Cycle Hip Simulator Study. Clarke, I.C., Anissian, L., Stark, A., Gustafson, A., Good, V., Downs, B., Williams, P., and Yu, L. Metasul, A Metal on Metal Bearing. Book Chapter., 93-109. January, 1999.

Research

Hyalgan response in a cartilage injury model
Downs, B., Miniaci, A., Bergfeld, J.
Cleveland Clinic Sports Health

Comparison of Spanning Knee External Fixator Configurations
Downs, B., Russel, T., Toy, P.
University of Tennessee and Campbell Clinic

Initial Post-Operative Alignment of Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures
Downs, B., Russell, T., Mir, H.
University of Tennessee and Campbell Clinic

Podium Presentations

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using All-Inside Technique
Arthrex Hillco Headquarters, Knoxville, Tn.
August 29, 2007

Liposuction Treatment of Hematoma Injuries
Sawmill Creek Sports Medicine Conference
June 9-10, 2006, Sandusky, Ohio.

Sports Rehabilitation
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
April 7, 2006

Stress Injuries to Bone
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
April 7, 2006

Spinal Cord Injuries, Cervical Spinal Stenosis & On-Field Evaluation/Management
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
February 3, 2006

Foot and Ankle Problems in Sports Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
January 20, 2006

Shoulder Instability
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
December 16, 2005

Meniscal and Soft Tissue Injuries
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
November 29, 2005

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Reconstruction
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
October 21, 2005

Avoidance of Malunion in Subtrochanteric Femoral Fractures
Campbell Clinic Foundation
June 21, 2005

Certifications

Carticel (autologous cultured chondrocyte), Genzyme Biosurgery,
Certificate (2006)

Academic Activities

Instructor
Sawmill Creek Sports Medicine Conference
June 9-10, 2006
Sandusky, Ohio

Team Physician Affiliations

Head Team Physician. Nashville Venom Professional Indoor Football League.
2013-2015 Seasons
2014–2015 Season – World Champions

Head Team Physician – Dickson County High School
Dickson, Tennessee

Head Team Physician – Creekwood High School
Charlotte, Tennessee

Medical Staff Cleveland Browns (NFL) (2005-2006)

Medical Staff Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA) (2005-2006)

Medical Staff Cleveland Indians (MLB) (2005-2006)

Medical Staff Cleveland Barons (AHL) (2005-2006)

Head Team Physician Baldwin-Wallace Athletic Teams (2005-2006)

Medical Staff Cleveland Marathon (2006)

Hobbies & Interests

Married with two children

Madison Campus Church, Madison, Tennessee
Church Deacon
Volunteer work as a church deacon includes worship ceremony support, church fundraisers and church maintenance.
(1991 – current)

Active competitor in marathons, cycling races and triathlons

Skiing, travel.

 

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