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About Dr. Richard A Brown

Dr. Richard A Brown, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA, with another office in San Diego, CA. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, Surgery of the Hand and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Brown is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla. Dr. Brown has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

28 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard A Brown is Great. Dr. Richard A Brown has been rated by 28 patients. From those 28 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard A Brown is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Torrey Pines Orthopaedic Medical

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 210
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Torrey Pines Orthopedics

4520 Executive Dr Ste 101
San Diego, CA 92121
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Specialties

Dr. Richard A Brown has the following 3 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand
  • Surgery of the Hand

    Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
    Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard A Brown has the following 6 expertise

  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Microsurgery
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

Dr. Richard A Brown has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Richard A Brown is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Best hand surgeon in San Diego

I have seen Dr Brown for about 4 years and for 3 separate hand injuries. He has performed 2 surgeries on me and I can attest to his surgery skills and excellent bedside manner. I am in the medical profession myself and Dr Brown is highly regarded as one of the best hand surgeons in Southern California by physicians and OR staff. He sees his patients quickly and diagnoses problems efficiently and correctly. He has exceptional bedside manner and is very caring. He has treated my wrist and hand injuries with great success and excellent outcomes. His surgical approaches are up to date and he is talented with minimally invasive techniques which allow you to recover much faster with less pain. I can't say enough good things. I would highly recommend him to anyone with a hand or wrist injury.

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great hand surgeon

I had excellent care with Dr. Brown for my carpal tunnel release. No problems. Office runs smoothly, I almost never have to wait for him. He's caring, direct, and never spoke down to me. I'd certainly go back to him for any hand problems.

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Tessie S. Uribe

Dr. Brown operated on my 84-year-old dad. Outstanding medical results after hip fracture, incredible bedside manners with patient and all family members at emergency room, hospital stay and every office visit. Excellent ratings, would recommend him to everyone.

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Unprofessional office

Unprofessional office. Doctor needs to take a course in how to treat patients.

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Five Stars
  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2015, 2016, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Brown is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard A Brown accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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