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Our Doctors

Timothy M. Downs, DPM, FACFAS

md lg timothy downsDr. Downs is the Chief of Podiatric Surgery at Lowell General Hospital. He is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is an Alumnus of the Association for the Study of Osteosynthesis (AO-International). Dr. Downs lectures extensively throughout the Merrimack valley on a wide range of topics related to the Lower Extremity. In addition, he is on staff at Lowell General Hospital, Anna Jaques Hospital, Lawrence General Hospital, and Holy Family Hospital.

Currently, Dr. Downs, and his family live on the North Shore. He is a former collegiate Rower and has competed internationally. He continues to remain active athletically through his participation in road races, triathlons and recreational rowing on the Merrimack river.


Dr. Matthew H. Riordan

md lg riordanDr. Matthew H. Riordan studied biology at SUNY Stony Brook, New York, NY, and completed his doctorate degree at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY. He completed three years of residency training at the Cambridge Health Alliance, where he was a Harvard Clinical Fellow in Surgery and held the title of Chief Resident in his final year.

Dr. Riordan was extensively trained in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery with a focus on ankle arthroscopy, pediatric and adult flatfoot reconstruction, trauma, sports medicine and reconstructive Rearfoot surgery.

He is a current member of the American College of Foot and Ankle surgeons as well as the American Podiatric Medical Association. He is on staff at Lowell General Hospital, Anna Jaques Hospital and the Cambridge Health Alliance.
Dr. Riordan recently moved to the North Shore from Boston. He is an active outdoor enthusiast who enjoys surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, and golf. He looks forward to becoming an active member of the North shore community.


Dr. Patricia Kim

md lg patricia kimDr. Patricia Kim studied neuroscience at Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, and completed her doctorate degree at Temple University School of Podiatry Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. She completed three years of residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching affiliate of Harvard University.

Dr. Kim has extensive training in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery including sports medicine, trauma, pediatrics, diabetic limb salvage, and flatfoot reconstruction. She also participated in international mission trips with experience in congenital and idiopathic pedal deformities including external and internal fixation.

She is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association as well as the Association of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Kim grew up on the North Shore and is excited to return to the area. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as hiking, reading, and traveling.




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