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Dr. Peter Brown, MD

Dr. Peter Brown, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 51

  

Dr. Peter Brown, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Brown accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Signature
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Preferred Provider Network PPN
UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Brown's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Low Back Pain more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Spine Disorders more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Brown's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Paracentesis
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Dr. Peter G. Brown is a board-certified physician specializing in disorders of the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves. He has specialized training in the treatment of pain, both acute and chronic, with an emphasis on non-surgical treatments for back...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Medical College of Georgia
Residency Hospital
University of Massachusetts
Internship Hospital
Georgetown University
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Brown's Reviews

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3.8

Based on 8 reviews

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After driving 50 miles for my first time appt, given faulty directions from security resulting in my being exactly 6 minutes late for my appt. I was treated like a SECOND class citizen being told by extremely rude receptionist Dr. Refuses to see me even after I explained my situation her...Read More
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He took care of me in the ER , then the OR, and then my hospital stay - 9 days. I and my family were extremely impressed with Dr. Brown. His explanations , his demeanor, and his medical follow through were the best we have ever encountered. What a blessing that Tacoma has a physician and surgeon...Read More
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