Dr. Ralph Brown, MD

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Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine • Male • Age 50

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Dr. Brown's Experience

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Dr. Brown's Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Carilion New River Valley Medical Center
2900 Lamb Cir
Christiansburg, VA 24073

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Carilion Clinic Physical Medicine - NRV
Carilion Clinic Physical Medicine - NRV
2900 Lamb Cir
Christiansburg, VA 24073
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    Dr. Brown's Experience

    Specialties

    • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • Spinal Injury Medicine
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    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Autonomic Dysreflexia
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
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    • 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
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Phantom Limb Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Pain
    • Trigger Finger
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • 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

    University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Carle Hosp-U Ill
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Brown & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Brown's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center where Dr. Brown has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
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    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Brown's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Brown

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Carilion Clinic Physical Medicine - NRV
    2900 Lamb Cir
    Christiansburg, VA 24073
    (540) 731-2992 (Office)
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