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Donald M. Downer, MD

Eye Surgeon in Jacksonville

Donald Downer, MD
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Donald Downer, MD serves as an adjunct clinical professor at the University of Florida and assists with the training of young surgeons. Dr. Downer is a cornea surgeon and his special interests include laser cataract surgery, lifestyle intraocular lenses, diseases of the cornea, corneal transplantation, ocular surface reconstruction, and ocular infectious disease.

Education & Training

Medical Degree:

  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL


  • Roanoke Memorial Community Hospital, Roanoke, VA


  • Ophthalmology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL


  • Cornea, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL


  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American Aceademy of Ophthalmology
  • Toric IOL Certified
  • Multifocal IOL Certified
  • DSAEK Certified
  • VISX Laser Certified
  • Laser Cataract Certified

Professional Organizations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Clay County Medical Society


  • Society of Teaching Scholars Outstanding Resident Award
  • Chief Resident in the Department of Ophthalmology
  • National Institute of Health Fellowship

Areas of Interest:

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Premium Intraocular Lenses
  • Diseases of the Cornea
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Ocular Infectious Diseases

Donald M. Downer, MD is currently accepting new patients.

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