John Dowdle, M.D.

"Nothing in the world is more important to me than the joy of my six children. That influences how I practice medicine every day. I consider it my responsibility to take care of every patient as I would a member of my own family."

At Summit, each physician hand selects a team of medical and administrative professionals who work together to care for you, our patient. Read more about our team approach to care.

  • Bekah C., Patient Coordinator
  • Vicki G., Patient Coordinator

Undergraduate Studies
University of Southern California—Los Angeles, California

Medical School
Loyola Stritch School of Medicine — Chicago, Illinois

University of Illinois — Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

University of Minnesota — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society

Research & Publications

  • Participated in the FDA study of spine implant surgery

Personal Interests
Family, movies, writing, supporting local schools


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