Dr. Alan Brown, MD

Dr. Alan Brown, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
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51 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Alan Brown, MD is a rheumatology specialist in North Charleston, SC. He specializes in rheumatology.

Low Country Rheumatology

2860 Tricom St

North Charleston, SC 29406
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Brown performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gout
very high
more than 98% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Brown's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "It is our goal at Low Country Rheumatology to provide our patients with timely, caring service of the highest quality. As Board Certified Rheumatologists with years of clinical experience, we are qualified to manage all connective tissue diseases including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus, Scleroderma, and Vasculitis; all forms of arthritis including Gout, Pseudogout, and Osteoarthritis; bone disorders such as Osteoporosis; and musculoskeletal disorders. We take great pride in the relationships that we have established with our patients and the ability to give a personal approach to difficult problems. "

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Med University SC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Brown's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Typed on a laptop almost the entire time during appointments. No eye contact. No results.
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First good visit when referred bt my Dr., but at 22nd appt,, when I brought my husband, he was rude, insulting and complacent. I was trying not to cry. My husband wanted to tell him off. We just left.
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A DR with no plan on my diagnosis of vasculitis.had no problem treating me with 40 mg of prednisone for 3 weeks , I stopped taking them on my own due to too many side effects.(2 weeks) Made an appt to see him..He wanted me to continue taking them and come back in a month. He didn't want to do blood...more
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does not listen to patients ,
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Good with patients and with issues of the muscles and bones for me. Enjoy his energy and expertise with medicine.
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