Dr. Drew Brown IV, MD

Dr. Drew Brown IV, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Drew Brown IV, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Port St Lucie, FL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

9077 S US Highway 1

Port St Lucie, FL 34952

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Brown IV's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brown IV "Dr. Brown received his undergraduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin where he also played NCAA Division 1 basketball. He then began his medical training in Boston, Massachusetts at Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his Orthopedic residency at The University of Hawaii in Honolulu. After residency, Dr. Brown sought further specialization in Spine Surgery and was selected for a fellowship at the San Diego Spine Fellowship Program located at the San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders in La Jolla, CA under the direction of Dr. Behrooz Akbarnia. Dr. Brown treats all spine disorders and has focused his training to sub-specialize in adult degenerative conditions of the lumbar and cervical spine, including spinal stenosis, spinal deformity, radiculopathy, disc herniations, spondylolisthesis and spinal tumors. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive spine procedures and complex spinal reconstructions or revisions. His clinical studies focus on spinal deformity surgery as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques.Dr. Brown is committed to providing an in-depth explanation of his patients' diagnosis and a thorough discussion of treatment options, as well as recommendations that are tailored to each patient. While he primarily utilizes non-surgical care, an operative intervention may be recommended when non-surgical measures are unsuccessful.Dr. Brown believes in physical fitness and exercise for treating most musculoskeletal conditions, including spinal abnormalities and during postoperative recovery. As a previous collegiate basketball player, he has a strong interest in advocating for his patients' ongoing fitness, as well as other healthy lifestyle parameters, such as dietary optimization.He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and North American Spine Society. In his spare time he enjoys surfing, diving, and traveling and he looks forward to integrating himself into the community while serving the area both professionally and personally."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown IV "Dr. Brown is committed to providing an in-depth explanation of his patients' diagnosis and a thorough discussion of treatment options, as well as recommendations that are tailored to each patient. While he primarily utilizes non-surgical care, an operative intervention may be recommended when non-surgical measures are unsuccessful. Dr. Brown believes in physical fitness and exercise for treating most musculoskeletal conditions, including spinal abnormalities and during postoperative recovery. As a previous collegiate basketball player, he has a strong interest in advocating for his patients' ongoing fitness, as well as other healthy lifestyle parameters, such as dietary optimization."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

66  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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31  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

1 Sanction
  • Noncompliance with a Board Order (8/23/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
1 Board Action
  • Wrong-site surgery (4/20/2017)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida

Education

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Hawaii John A. Burns School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • The University Of Hawaii
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • San Diego Center For Spinal Disorders
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Student National Medical Association, 2002
  • Dean's List, University of Texas at Austin, 2001
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2008
  • Pinnacle Award Winner, 2001
  • American Medical Student Association, 2002
  • Golden Key Honor Society, 2001
  • American Medical Association, 2002
  • University of Texas NCAA Scholar Athlete Award, 1999
  • Ascher Award Scholarship, Tufts University School of Medicine, 2002
  • Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, 2001
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brown IV's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown IV to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Brown IV's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Brown IV Says:
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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We appreciate your feedback. If there are any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. 

Sincerely, 

Dr. Brown

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Patient Comments (5)

I think my review is already in but they have the name Marie C. I had my back surgery on January 24, 2017. This man is the best. Most compassionate. I love him. He was there whenever I needed him. He is the best in the world..
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Dr Brown performed surgery on my cervical spine. Both my surgery and recuperation went very well, Dr Brown is an excellent clinician and communicator. He explained both my condition and treatment plan thoroughly and answered all my questions. I highly recommend this very skilled and...more
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What a wonderful man! Took his time explaining my options, listened to my concerns, and made me feel so comfortable. Highly recommend!
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Dr. Brown's treatment and eventual surgery for a herniated disc took me from being in constant severe pain to no pain at all. He took time to explain my condition and the procedure to remedy it. Dr. Brown was caring and kind and I felt very comfortable with him.
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My 15 year old son fractured his right leg last evening. I called today and made an appt. with Dr. Brown, he was able to see my son the same day of the call! I went in and met the staff and Dr. Brown. Everyone in the office was wonderful and caring for my son. Dr. Brown was able to put my...more
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