Richard Brown, MD

Member of Mammoth Hospital Team Since 2006


Orthopedic Surgery

Areas of Interest

Dr. Brown specializes in orthopedic surgery, particularly hand reconstruction, trauma and microsurgery.

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Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery


Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, M.D. - Doctor of Medicine

Medical Training

University of California, San Diego - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Massachussetts General Hospital - Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Fellowship 


Dr. Brown specializes in reconstructive, traumatic and microsurgical upper extremity problems. He also has been an active member of the Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla Orthopaedic Trauma team for over two decades treating fractures, nerve, tendon, and arterial injuries throughout the body. Dr. Brown pursued his orthopedic training at the University of California, San Diego and completed his Hand and Upper Extremity fellowship at Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to a busy clinical practice, he continues to serve in multiple leadership roles in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Brown 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.