Dr. Richard J. Browne, MD

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Dr. Richard J. Browne, MD

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General Surgery | Male

Surgical Associates 1400 S Lake Park Ave Ste 202, Hobart, IN 46342 Get Directions
(219) 947-6124

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Dr. Browne specializes in General Surgery and practices in Hobart, IN. He practices at 3 locations.

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Biliary Disease
  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Benign Diseases of the Bile Ducts
  • Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Benign Diseases of the Liver
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Boil
  • Bowel Strangulation
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Breast Tumor
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Lung Cancer
  • Malignant Diseases of the Bile Ducts
  • Malignant Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Malignant Diseases of the Liver
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Brachytherapy
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Lesion Removal
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound, Breast
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
  • Internship Hospital
    Loyola University

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    St Lukes Hospital

    Completed in 1998

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Browne's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Browne's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Browne

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients