Dr. Rachel Brown, MD

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Dr. Rachel Brown, MD


Rheumatology | Female

Emerald Shores Rheumatology 7552 Navarre Pkwy Unit 54, Navarre, FL 32566 Get Directions
(850) 684-3445

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Dr. Brown specializes in Rheumatology and practices in Navarre, FL. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
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Dr. Brown's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (12)
in Navarre, FL |
Dr Brown has been my husbands rheumatologist for several years. After many years of him being misdiagnosed, she figured it out in his first appointment, and verified it with tests and imaging. I began having problems and she became my physician also. She is one of the most caring, brightest, funniest doctors we have ever had. No matter how rotten a problem is she gives you hope that it can be better. We are so grateful to have her. She is so busy because everyone loves her!
in Gulf Breeze, FL |
Very very knowledgeable. Great staff. Highly recommend.
A AMAZING SMILE AND KIND HEART. SHE TRULY CARES. SHE TAKES THE TIME TO BE CURRENT IN TREATMENT OPTIONS. She has you happy and laughing before you leave. Laughter is medicine.
in Gulf Breeze |
Dr Brown has removed joint and arthritis pain from my body for 5 years now. I highly recommend her. She is cheerful and caring. Can't do with her.
Navarre, FL |
I would not recommend Dr. Brown as she misdiagnosed me. The office is very unprofessional. She also is very unprofessional as she told me something with a smirk on her face that was very upsetting.
in Pensacola, FL |
Live close to West Fl Hospital, still drive to Navarre to keep Dr Brown as my Doc! She is very easy to interact with, very caring, funny, and so knowledgeable. Dr Brown asks all the right questions, does a thourough exam, and knows her speciality. She is very good about starting with the easiest treatments and meds, then evaluating how they are working before advancing to the next treatment. It is very easy to be Dr Browns patient, she cares! I referred my family to Dr Brown, they love her too!
My experience here was very negative. After waiting almost an hour for Dr. Brown, I learned she was upset with me for not getting X-rays as ordered. i explained why I had not yet had them done. She proceeded to have a temper tantrum. She is a younger doc and I saw a maturity issue in how she chose to interact with a patient. Her office location is inconvenient and you must leave a message with an answering service in order to contact office.There is no way I would go back or recommend her
in Navarre, FL |
I called Dr Brown's office approximately 6 weeks ago to set up an appointment. They told me to come in and fill out self-referral forms, which I did and they would call me back to make an appointment. To this date I have yet to receive a call. In my opinion, that's unacceptable! If it takes this long just to make an appointment, how long does it take to see the doctor???
in Pensacola, FL |
I have seen her once so far and am extremely impressed with her wit and personal presence. Not to mention the throughness of her exam and question segments. The office staff was very professional and kind as well. Looking forward to our next visit and the control of my condition to go by the way side. Her confidence instilled such confidence . She knows her speciality !!
in Crestview Fl |
I live in Crestview and drive to Dr Brown for treatment. She listens to your issues and makes decisions based on your needs. I'm very thankful to her and her staff
in Pensacola, FL |
Dr. Brown really cares about her patients. When she is working with your needs, her focus is completely on you. I have been to so many Doctor offices that you wait and hour......then the Doctor takes 5 minutes or less to evaluate your needs. I live next to West Florida Hospital in Pensacola and I drive to Navarre just to see Dr. Brown. The drive is well worth it!
in Holt, FL |
Dr. Brown was very personable with me when I first met her. She had a sincere concern for figuring things out. Not only did she ask extensive questions, even things I didn't know were related, but she also did blood tests as well as ultrasound imaging...all on my first visit. I had seen another doctor before her who did no exam or testing. Thank God I went to see her. She takes time with her patients and makes you feel important. Knowing what I have is the first step to getting my life back.
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Dr. Brown's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Rheumatology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


  • Medical School
    U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston

    Graduated in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Wake Forest U Med Ctr
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wake Forest U Med Ctr

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Rheumatology

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate