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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
25 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(13)
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Brown is Good. Dr. Brown has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.4
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.2857142857143 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.7
  • Currently 3.7142857142857 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Brown, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Microsurgery
  • Rheumatic Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Brown graduated from Duke University , Durham. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Brown has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Japanese
  • Swahili
  • Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Brown MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Richard Brown practice?
Dr. Richard Brown has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Brown practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA.
See La Jolla Surgeons.