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Specializes in Geriatric Medicine • Male • Age 75

22024 Marine View Dr S Ste 100
Des Moines, WA 98198
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Dr. Brown's Experience


  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Headache
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Pain
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger

Background Check for Dr. Brown

Malpractice Claims not available

  • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/2/2011)
  • Action Taken: Probation
  • Summary: Dr. Michael C Brown; License # MD00028042

    Nature of Complaint:

    The care the respondent provided allegedly fell below the standard when treating patients for chronic pain.

    Action Taken:

    The respondent agrees to the entry of the following Agreed Order:

    1. The Commission places the respondent’s license on probation for a period of 5 years.
    2. The respondent shall not prescribe opioids to any patient with chronic non-malignant pain, in excess of 120 milligrams of a daily MED.
    3. The respondent shall submit a paper of no less than 1,000 words regarding the management of chronic non-cancer pain.
    4. The respondent will take appropriate steps to l earn the identity of other health care professionals caring for each chronic pain patient, and continue this effort throughout his care of each chronic patient.
    5. The respondent agrees that a representative of the Commission may make unannounced visits to his practice to conduct practice reviews.
    6. The respondent will appear in person, annually, before the Commission and provide proof that he is in compliance with this Agreed Order.
    7. The respondent shall pay a fine in the amount of $5,000 within 6 months of this Order.
    8. The respondent shall obey all laws and all rules governing the practice of the profession in Washington.
  • State: Washington

0 Board Actions

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

Education & Training

Medical School

University of Utah
Graduated in 1966

Languages Spoken by Dr. Brown & Staff

  • English

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