Dr. Gregory Brown, MD

Dr. Gregory Brown, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Gregory Brown, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

Franciscan Orthopedic Associates at St. Francis

1608 S J St Fl 4

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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more than 85% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
more than 68% of peers
Hip Replacement
more than 40% of peers

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Dr. Brown's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "Gregory A. Brown, MD, PhD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee joint reconstruction and sports medicine. His knee focus includes knee arthroscopy, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, osteotomies (bone realignment procedures), unicompartmental/total knee replacements, revision knee replacements, and fractures near joint replacements (periprosthetic fractures). His doctoral thesis at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology researched knee biomechanics. His active memberships include the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (with ongoing research in the prevention of anterior cruciate ligament injuries) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS). His research regarding hip and knee replacements received awards from the AAHKS (2008) and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation/Current Concepts in Joint Replacement (2014). Dr. Brown developed his expertise in orthopaedic trauma (fractures) at a Level I trauma center in St. Paul, MN. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota from 1999-2014. He is an active member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, an Associate Editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, and lectures nationally on fracture management."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

4  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Western Ontario
    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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Brown's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Brown inspires confidence, listens, and communicates clearly and easily about options and current research in orthopedics. My recent appointment with Dr. Brown in the beginning of February left me empowered to make the decisions I need to make for my orthopedic issue. I trust Dr Brown's...more
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Dr. Brown is simply a magician. I tried to rip my right arm off at the shoulder one day while vacuuming. Yes, I did this. I simply lucked out and got Dr. Brown .. caught him just as he was starting a new office location. Like the pro that he is, he magically pieced my dislocated shoulder and...more
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My husband literally tore off his left foot from falling off a ladder. He is still, after 15 years, walking on it. He has also performed 2 surgeries on my knees, one being a knee replacement. I now need a knee replacement on my right knee. I do not want anyone touching my knees but him but he has...more
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Dr Brown performed two ortho surgeries for my wife, and three for me.The initial experience with Dr Brown was outstanding, and we returned to Dr Brown for subsequent procedures. Dr Brown has very impressive academic credentials including both PhD and MD from two of the most prestigious institutions...more
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Went in for Knee pain he took x rays determine I had OA told me lose weight and ride a bike. since I work for a health insurance company I use this experience as a learning tool as to how not to treat a customer, patient etc.. Perfect example of lack of quality care from a provider.
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