Dr. Samuel Brown, MD

Dr. Samuel Brown, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Samuel Brown, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

501 Discovery Dr

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

(757) 547-5145

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 29 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Brown performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Arthroscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Sprain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Brown's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown ""You don't have to be a professional athlete to be treated like one.""

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Socket Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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20  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Duke University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and National Athletic Health Institute
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • U.S. Olympic Team Physician
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Brown's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Had shoulder concerns back about 2013, and was connected to Dr. Brown by two friends who had done rota-tor cup surgery with him. I found him very good. He opted first for dealing with inflamed bursa, and I didn't have to go through the surgery. I was very pleased.
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I didn't get to see dr. Brown I had to see a PA, Lena Sifen.. She was great but the staff in the officeOMG, they need to do some drug testing in that office. Michael must be the clown that calls you back after leaving 3 messages starting on Friday and finally getting call back on Tuesday. Excuse.....more
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Dr Brown is very capable, caring, professional. His entire staff along with the Rehab section were great to work with and have a great outcome with my shoulder surgery and rehab.
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My ?consultation? consisted of 10 minutes of him explaining to me that I need to go to the gym and that he would not be the one to perform the surgery on me. I was shocked and offended by his lack of professionalism. He never performed any type of range of motion exercises (or laid a hand on me,...more
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