Dr. Dowling is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with advanced fellowship training in spine surgery. He has undergone extensive and comprehensive training through his combined orthopedic and neurosurgical spine fellowship at the University of Southern California Spine Center. He has expertise in both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for all neck and back disorders. He has a special interest and clinical focus in minimally invasive surgical techniques and both fusion and non-fusion procedures.
Dr. Dowling believes in educating the patient about their condition and treatment options so that they may make an informed decision regarding their care. He treats every patient as if they were family, and his emphasis is always toward non-operative treatment through a multi-disciplinary and multi-modal approach. If surgery is necessary, he is committed to offering the most effective and safest techniques utilizing the latest technology in an effort to minimize complications and optimize the patient’s recovery and outcomes.
Dr. Dowling is an active member of AO Spine, North American Spine Society, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.