Dr. Adam Brown, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 59
  
Dr. Brown
Accepting new patients

Coastal Neurosurgical Spine Ctr

2800 Ashton Dr Wilmington, NC 28412

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(910) 799-2262

Dr. Adam Brown, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Wilmington, NC and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Brown has more experience with Spine and Cranial Neurosurgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities J Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital and New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Brown to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Brown

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Brown treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Brown treats other conditions, please contact the office at (910) 799-2262.

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Dr. Brown typically treats 78% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spinal Stenosis
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Cranial Neurosurgery

Cranial neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures that involve opening or passing through the skull to treat conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system.Compare with other Cranial Neurosurgery specialists.

Dr. Brown typically treats 45% more often than similar doctors

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Treatments
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Brain Surgery
Neurostimulation
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High Frequency
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Dr. Brown's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Extradural Hemorrhage
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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Dr. Brown accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
Delta Dental
Delta Dental PPO
Delta Dental Premier
MetLife
MetLife PDP

Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brown

3.6

Based on 32 ratings

5 Stars
56.25%
(18)
4 Stars
9.375%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.125%
(1)
1 Star
31.25%
(10)
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Excellent surgeon. I have had 3 surgeries over 20 years. Would not go to anyone else for neurosurgery.
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Mar 11, 2019
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I had a cervical disectomy and fusion. Dr brown explained the procedure so that I understood what would be done and what to expect. The staff were wonderful. My results were very good.
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Jan 30, 2019
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Dr. Brown and Chris Steyskal provided excellent medical care and support during my recent lumbar microdiscectomy. They answered all my questions thoroughly and provided timely responses pre and post surgery. After 9 months of not being able to walk - I have my life back. Thank you
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Hampstead, NC – Sep 06, 2018
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I had chairi malformation surgery done by Dr.Brown. I had never heard of this until my regular doctor sent me for an MRI It was not migraines. It was a very serious problem that turned my world upside down knowing I had two young children, my heart sink. Just a few days later I was sitting in Dr. Browns office needing brain surgery. He was wonderful. He took time to explain what was happening in my head. As tears fell he was very compassion and caring. I would recommend him 100 times over.
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Kenansville NC – Jun 01, 2018
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Today I had an appointment to see Dr. Brown. After waiting over an hour I went to the front desk and was told that I would be called in shortly. To make a long story short, after getting into an examination room I continued to wait. Having been in the office for over an hour and a half I left. When I confronted the front to tell them they should have let patients know about the delay so they could reschedule they blamed the drs.
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Wilmington NC – Mar 21, 2018
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I recently had back surgery done by Dr. Brown. I had been suffering from back pain for years. From our first consultation through surgery and post op I found him to be very clear in his diagnosis , plan and recovery strategy.. He was very professional and had great bedside manners. I consider him an excellent neurosurgeon. I told him I hadn't felt this good in 40 years, and I meant it. I would recommend him to anyone.. Thank you Dr. Brown.. Dan Shipko from Swansboro ,NC..
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Dan Shipko in Swansboro NC. – Jun 07, 2017
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Dr. Brown did several neck surgeries and later a lower back surgery for my Mom. She thinks he is the best around. She was able to golf and ski again. I wouldn't think of going to anyone else!
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Lynn D. in Wilmington, NC – May 25, 2017
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I have degenerative disc disease. Twelve years ago I was all but bed ridden at 34 years old. I thank God every day that I found Dr. Brown. I had a spinal fusion on my lower spine L4-L5 and got my life back. A couple of years ago my disc had degenerated in my cervical spine area. Dr. Brown did my second spinal fusion. When I went into surgery I was literally in screaming pain. After surgery and still 2 years later no meds and no pain. Dr. Brown is the BEST NEUROSURGEON on the East Coast!
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Kenansville, NC – Jun 08, 2016
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Staff is very rude! They were trying to charge me money, even though I have Medicaid and Medicare, just because my injuries were caused by a motor vehicle accident. Then they wanted to charge me a dollar a page to retrieve my records to move on to a different neurosurgeon! Avoid this office like the plague. I should have paid attention to these horrible reviews first!
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Jeff M in Wilmington, NC – May 28, 2016
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I had a spinal cord stimulator placed. He forced the lead into my epidural space that was way to large for my space. This caused extreme pain down my right leg. The hospital had me on the strongest pain meds available and that still wasn't enough to touch the pain. He wanted me to wait until the next day to remove the stimulator. If it weren't for my sister and mother, to whom he was rude, he would have left me suffering. This was supposed to be outpatient surgery. 3 days later I was discharged.
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Biography

Dr. Adam Brown, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Wilmington, NC and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Brown has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Barrow Neurol Inst
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Washington U - Barnes Hosp
Residency Hospital
1988
U NC Hosps
Internship Hospital
1987
Tufts U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Coastal Neurosurgical Spine Ctr

Wilmington Office2800 Ashton Dr Wilmington, NC 28412
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Affiliated Hospitals

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J Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital

Southport, NC

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Wilmington, NC

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
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