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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sylvan Brown is Excellent. Dr. Brown has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Sylvan Brown, MD is board certified in Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Brown graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Brown has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Sacred Heart Hospital/Allentown 
  • Palmerton Hospital 
  • Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Sylvan Brown MD is a male Rheumatologist, has 40 years of experience and practices in Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Sylvan Brown practice?
Dr. Sylvan Brown has 1 office location.
Dr. Sylvan Brown practices Rheumatology near Allentown, PA.
See Allentown Rheumatologists.