Dr. Richard Brown

Dr. Richard Brown, MD
Dr. Richard Brown, MD


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand
9850 Genesee Ave
Ste 210
La Jolla, CA 92037 US

On Medical Staff At

Languages Spoken

  • English


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


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


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand, 1992
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