Dr. Lora Brown, MD

Dr. Lora Brown, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lora Brown, MD is a pain medicine specialist in St Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1997 and specializes in pain medicine, pain management, and more.Read her story


625 6th Ave S Ste 475

St Petersburg, FL 33701
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Dr. Brown's Experience

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 Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Brown's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "Dr. Lora L. Brown is among the first state-approved medical marijuana physicians in Florida who can recommend medical cannabis for patients suffering from symptoms related to debilitating medical conditions such as: multiple sclerosis, ALS, PTSD, Crohn's disease, Parkinson's disease, glaucoma, AIDS and HIV, severe muscle spasms, seizures/epilepsy and cancer. Dr. Brown has a respected 17-year background in the field of interventional pain medicine. During her career, she has seen the ravaging effects that opioid medication use in Florida. She was a vocal proponent for regulations to curb abuse. She has served on the Florida governor's Drug Policy Advisory Council. She was the medical director of the non-profit educational campaign called WAKE UP!, which focused on educating teens and communities about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Dr. Brown was born in St. Petersburg, FL. Her interests include sailing, golf, polo, design, theater, music, and travel."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "Dr. Brown is excited to be able to offer medical cannabis to her patients. She has studied the medical and political history associated with its use and strongly believes in medical cannabis as a safe and potentially effective tool for many of her patients.

Dr. Brown is passionate about learning. The field of medical cannabis and endocannabinoid research is rapidly evolving. Dr. Brown remains at the forefront by attending several scientific seminars every year and reading related clinical journals weekly."



  • Pain Medicine
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Pain Management

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*


  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Pain Management

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.


  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Hospital San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Residency in Anesthesia at the University of Texas-San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Fellowship In Pain Management At Cleveland Clinic, Ohio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • ABIPP Special Certification in Coding, Compliance, and Practice Management
    Other Education | Completed 2007
  • ABIPP Special Certification in Opioid Substance Management
    Other Education | Completed 2008
  • American Academy of Anti Aging (A4M) Stem Cell Fellowship Participant
    Other Education | Completed 2016
  • Arthrocare SPINE Lumbar and Cervical Disc Nucleoplasty Certificate of Training
    Other Education | Completed 2004
  • Kyphon Kyphoplasty Certificate of Training
    Other Education | Completed 2001
  • Medtronic Interventional Therapies Pain Fellows Workshop
    Other Education | Completed 2001
  • WorldLink
    Other Education | Completed 2013

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

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Dr. Brown's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
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Patient Comments (19)

in Estero
Dr. Brown and staff work with you to recommend alternative options for pain management that allow you to manage pain and not deal with the many side affects opioids can sometimes have.
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in Bradenton, FL
I have been seeing Dr. Brown during the past year for chronic back pain, muscle spasms, and chronic diarrhea. I am very happy with the treatment results and highly recommend her services to anyone in need of pain management.
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in St Petersburg, FL
Excellent, professional service. Very clean office. Understanding.
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in St Petersburg, FL
Excellent professional service
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in St. Petersburg, Florida
Excellent customer service and staff. Great products, very thorough, I have recommended multiple people to Dr. Brown.
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