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Dr. Joseph Brown, DO

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.9 (51)
Map Pin Small Grand Rapids, MI
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joseph Brown, DO

Dr. Joseph Brown, DO is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. Dr. Brown, completed a fellowship at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Brown, completed a residency at Community General Osteopathic Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Brown an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Brown works at Practice in Grand Rapids, MI. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Brown's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan
    1111 Leffingwell Ave Ne, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (616) 459-7101
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Saint Mary's Health Care
    200 Jefferson Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (616) 752-6090
  3. 3
    Spectrum Health Center for Acute Rehabilitation
    1840 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (616) 774-7444

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Trinity Health Grand Rapids Hospital
  • Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital

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    4.9
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    Based on 51 ratings
    Patient Ratings (51)
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Japanese
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    NPI Number
    • 1235127648
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Community General Osteopathic Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Community General Osteopathic Hospital
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joseph Brown, DO is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Brown is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Brown accepts Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Brown has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Brown has seen patients for Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Brown on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    51 patients have reviewed Dr. Brown. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Brown.

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