Dr. Christopher Brown, MD

Dr. Christopher Brown, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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52 y/o
(49)

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Dr. Christopher Brown, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Orthopaedic Associates USA

350 N Pine Island Rd Ste 200

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Back Pain
high
more than 90% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
normal
more than 76% 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 "Dr. Brown is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all adult and children spinal disorders including scoliosis, degenerative cervical and lumbar disease, and trauma. Dr. Brown takes care of patients in Plantation and Miami Lakes."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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13  Procedures

  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Washington University School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Washington University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Miami School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Creole
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
49 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Brown's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

At first, I was leary about his guidelines about patient's being on time, but no more! I have never experienced a wait time and it's nice to have a doctor see me at my appointment, rather than hours later. He's very conscientious, reads the medical notes before he sees you; very informative and...more
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II have been going to Dr. Brown for several months with neck (disc) issues and pain. He is so comforting and treats me like I am his only patient.. He is warm, concerned and doesn't rush out of the office. I would recommend Dr. Brown to anyone who needs a good orthopedic.
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I am in the medical profession and deal with doctors all day so I was very surprised at how caring and sensitive Dr Brown was to my injury and needs. I was very nervous about surgery and he answered all my questions and was very patient with all my craziness. I would recommend him to everyone that...more
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Horrible experience. I would never recommend him to anyone.
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Please contact me or my office manager so I can try to improve upon my service

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I set up an appointment for 4/14 at 4 and I reached there at 4 but they said the doctor cant see me because I am late. Was I late? Its ok, that I left my work early and drove 40 minutes to see you. I am glad that you refuse to see me because otherwise after knowing about your work ethics, I would...more
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