Dr. Peter Brown, MD

Dr. Peter Brown, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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51 y/o
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Dr. Peter Brown, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

MultiCare Neuroscience Center of Washington

915 6th Ave Ste 200

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
more than 79% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Brown's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "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 pain. Dr. Brown graduated with honors from Georgetown University Medical School, completed his internship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and finished his residency training at the Medical College of Georgia. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurologic Surgeons, the Congress of Neurologic Surgeons and the AANS/CNS Section on Pain Management. Dr. Brown accepts referrals for all neurosurgical consultations (brain, spine, peripheral nerve)."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Paracentesis
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Massachusetts
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Residency 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 to recommend Dr. Brown

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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Michael Howard in Belfair, WA – May 03, 2016
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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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