Dr. Richard Brown, DPM

Dr. Richard Brown, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Richard Brown, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from The Illinois College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1979 and specializes in podiatry, podiatric surgery, and more.Read his story

2070 W Iles Ave

Springfield, IL 62704

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Foot Conditions
high
more than 88% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
normal
more than 78% of peers
Hammer Toe
normal
more than 63% of peers

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Dr. Brown's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "Dr. Brown has enjoyed working in private practice since 1980. Besides his work at Prairie Podiatry, LLC, he travels to his satellite offices in Taylorville, IL and Pana, IL as well. He has been known to spend his weekends servicing patients at many assisted living facilities such as River Birch Senior Living, Illinois Presbyterian Home, Taylorville Estates, and Gown Parc in both Taylorville and Pana. And for patients who find it difficult to travel to the office, he will take his talented services to them in their own homes. Dr. Brown graduated from Griffin High School in Springfield, Illinois. He then obtained his Associate of Science Degree from Lincoln Land Community College before obtaining his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from The Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency at Central Community Hospital in Clifton, Illinois. Dr. Brown is certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Brown enjoys being an active staff member of Memorial Hospital, Saint John's Hospital, as well as consulting staff member of Taylorville Memorial Hospital and Pana Community Hospital. He is a past President of The Zone Three Illinois Podiatry Society and past member of the Board of the Illinois Podiatry Society. He was the first Chairman of the Department of Podiatry at Saint John's Hospital for eleven years. He has participated in research associated with diabetic wound care at SIU School of Medicine with his business associate Dr. John A. Shoudel. Dr. Brown's community activities include singing in the choir of Blessed Sacrament Church and past member of the Board of Directors of the Springfield Classical Guitar Society. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "Everyone at our podiatry practice is dedicated to treat your foot, ankle, and lower leg ailments and to providing you with education to better avoid future podiatric problems. We believe that every step you take should be pain free and we will work with you to make this a reality.

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3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

20  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

16  Procedures

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Lincoln Land Community College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • The Illinois College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Central Community Hospital, Clifton, Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

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4.8

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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