Dr. Howard R. Brown, MD

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Dr. Howard R. Brown, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Bone & Joint Center 1100 E Church St, Martinsville, VA 24112 Get Directions
(276) 638-2354

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Dr. Howard R. Brown is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor serving the Martinsville area for more than 20...   Read More

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Medical Health Plan, Inc.
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • The Great-West Life Assurance Company
    • United Healthcare Dental

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Fracture
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Replacement

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      Sanctions

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      Board Action

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      • Non-Disciplinary Action  (6/26/2013)
      • Action Taken: Letter of Concern
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: North Carolina
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine - M.D.

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      General Practice - Duke University Medical Center
    • Residency Hospital
      Orthopaedic Surgery - Duke University Medical Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Joint Replacement - Kerlan - Jobe
      Sports Medicine - University of Florida
    • Undergraduate School
      Stanford University - B.S. Biology

      Graduated in 1980

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    Dr. Brown's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

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    Dr. Brown's Office & Staff

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    16 – 30 minutes

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    Dr. Brown says...

    Dr. Howard R. Brown is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor serving the Martinsville area for more than 20 years. Dr. Brown is experienced in Arm Surgery, Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery and Carpal Tunnel Release. He is a professional member of the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and the Southern Orthopedic Association. Started practicing 1992.

    FORMS OF PAYMENT

    • Cash, Checks, and all Major Credit Cards

    INSURANCES ACCEPTED

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • BCBS Blue Card
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Great West
    • Humana
    • Multiplan
    • United Healthcare - Direct

    HOURS

    • Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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    Dr. Brown's Care Philosophy

    Young or old, we get you back to what you love to do! Specializing in Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacement, Surgery of the Shoulder, Hip, & Knee

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    PROCEDURES & TREAMENT OFFERED BY:Dr Brown

    • ACL Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl.
    • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open