Dr. Joseph Brown, DO

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 51

1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Dr. Brown's Experience

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Dr. Brown's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Brown Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Brown Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Metro Health Hospital
5900 Byron Center Ave SW
Wyoming, MI 49519

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopedic Assocs Grand Rapids
Orthopedic Assocs Grand Rapids
1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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    Dr. Brown's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Fracture Care
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Brown

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Community General Osteopathic Hospital
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Community General Osteopathic Hospital
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    Southern Illinois University School Of Med
    Complete in 2002
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Brown & Staff

    • English
    • Japanese
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    Dr. Brown's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends

    4.6 out of 5

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    Dr. Brown's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Brown

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopedic Assocs Grand Rapids
    1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 459-7101 (Office)
    (616) 942-6879 (Fax)
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