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Richard Brown, MD

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Dr. Richard Brown, MD

Contact

Office
9850 Genesee Ave
Ste 210
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Biography

Dr. Brown specializes in orthopedic surgery, particularly hand reconstruction, trauma and microsurgery. He was one of the first physicians to use Xiaflex, a non-surgical option for patients with Dupytren’s disease, presenting his findings at the American Academy of Hand Surgeons. When he isn’t seeing patients, Dr. Brown enjoys spending time with his family, running, skiing and hiking.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, 1995
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1994

Medical Education

  • Duke University School of Medicine, MD, 1985

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1991

Fellowships

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand, 1992
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