Dr. Howard R. Brown, MD

Dr. Howard R. Brown, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 58 years old

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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, & KneeRead more

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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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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

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

Dr. Brown says...

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

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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    Sanctions

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    Board Action

    Dr. Brown has 1 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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  • 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)

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

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 Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

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