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Dr. Christopher Brown

Sports Medicine
Geneva, NY
male

Locations

Office

Newark, NY

Address

1200 Driving Park Ave, Suite 4, Newark, NY
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

Cigna

Fidelis Care

Medicare

Medicaid

MVP Health Care

No-Fault Insurance

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UnitedHealthcare

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Office

Geneva, NY

About

Bio

A specialist in sports medicine focusing on the shoulder and knee, Dr. Brown has had the opportunity to work at a variety of world class institutions while providing care for athletes both on and off the field. Dr. Brown completed his orthopedic residency at the top ranked Duke University Medical Center. Here he received training in all areas of orthopedics while participating in team coverage. Following Duke he worked at Stanford specializing in orthopedic sports medicine and treating complex knee and shoulder injuries

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Sports Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

37 Answers
9 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Working out: It is important to stay hydrated before and after working out hard. Depending on yr goal certain drinks or foods before or aftet workout can assist i... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
6 pack: Aerobic exercises combined w core strengthening is benficial not only for your 6 pack but also general body fitness and health. A well designed worko... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Predisone: Chronic use of Prednisone can have a range of side effects from changes in bone to muscle to hormones.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Triceps: Sounds like u could have medial snapping triceps. Google it if it sounds like it u may want to see an orthopedist to evaluate if symptoms are painful... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Bone bruise: Subchondral edema seen on MRI represent swelling within the bone which can result from injury. A bone bruise is a good way of thinking about it if a... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Hip pain: Some times hip stress feactures present this as well as a referred pain from abdominal or gynecologic problems.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Most patients take a couple days of school off. Like everything recovery and return to school is a spectrum for each patient. U should be fine if u t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Home exercise: There arw a number of video tapes that have good routines that be accomplished at home and range from intensity level as well as what goals u are tryi... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
It band: Several things can be associated w it band. A tight it band can cause lateral knee pain distally particularly in runners. It can snap near the hip. ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Shin splints: Common shin splints or medial tibial stress sydrome generally treated w rest ice antiinflammatories and physical therapy working on certian stretches ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl tear: If u are comfortable and no neurovascular symptoms u should be fine making an appointment w your local orthopedist. Snag some crutches, ice and take ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Knee pain: Sometimes a baker cyst can cuase pain in the back of knee. Also hamstrings attach near the buttocks and eun behind knee and can cuase problems.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Exercises: A well balanced diet and exercise program that combines strengthening and cardio is best. That being said core strengthing exercises are designed to... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: I do not use catheter for acl surgery nore do I know of one that does. Majority for isolated acl sugery do not use one however it can be enfluenced i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Exercises: A personal trainer could be beneficial at providing u specific exercises but u should remember a well balance stengthening program is better than one ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Immediate swelling loss of motion and pain are indications that u injured yr knee. An exam by an orthopedist would best answer this.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Recovery after acl sugery is a progression and each surgeon will have a specific protocol for u to follow pending on the type of graft and preferences... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl tear: A physical therapiat may be best suited to develope a program to enhance yr range of motion and the stengthening yr leg if u have an acl deficient kne... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Many factors go in to return to sport. How the athlete has recovered from surgery, type of graft used, surgeon preference. This question best answer... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Ankle pain: If xray and MRI are neg most would rec an initial triak of conservative trestment w physical therapy directed at the area of pain and possible anti in... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Bad ankle sprain: Bad ankle sprain can take a while to get better. U could have associated injury to the ankle cartilage or "high ankle sprain"that a MRI could provide... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Many factors go in to return to sport. How the athlete has recovered from surgery, type of graft used, surgeon preference. This question best answer... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Recovery after acl sugery is a progression and each surgeon will have a specific protocol for u to follow pending on the type of graft and preferences... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Pinky pain: An xray would reliable tell if something is fractured. Small swollen bruised finger is a good indication that something may be fractured.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Compensation: Compensation is correct particularly the gastrocnemius muscle lies in the back of the knee and connects w the achilles tendon which can commonly becom... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acne: Some people are more prone to different forms of acne and may be related to hormonal changes in ones body. Consulting a dermatologist could be benfic... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Meniscal tear: Not all meniscus need to be treated. Pstients w isolated pain and mechanical sypmtoms such ad locking catching may be a canidate for arthroscopic par... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Recovery after acl surgery is a progression. Yr surgeon will have a specific protocol and would consult he or she when they feel it is safe to do this... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Continued instabilty after acl sugery could indicate failure of the original surgery or misplacement of the graft.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: During the actual surgery yr anesthesiologist make it so u do not feel any pain. A variety of options are available to u. This is best answered by y... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Knee pain: Persistant pain in the back of the knee can come from many things ranging feom bakers cyst, tendinitis, or cartilage or menscus abnormalities. U may ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Shoulder pain: Pain that persists for 2 yr should likely be evaluated by a orthopedist. Pain in the shoulder that goes below the elbow i to hand could be also comin... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Ankle sprain: Like all things therebis a spectrum of injury and everything a a progression based on severity. For mild high ankle sprain 4 weeks is go starting poi... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Core: The are attempting to streghthen your core by contracting yr core muscles.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Re injurying yr knee after acl options to discuss w yr orthopedist are dependant on what was injured. Cartilage meniscus or grafy can be injured and d... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Acl: Not all people require acl reconstruction. Some people are able to function fine without an acl depending on the particular lifestyle hobbies job ECT... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Labrum: Many factors are considered when preoaring to rec sugery for a labral tear. Depending on symptoms, quality of tissue, and age of the patient as well a... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Brown is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Brown is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I go Monday to the ortho who scoped me after the initial injury to my ACL.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wabash College
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
MD

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Rochester, NY - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Third Place, Rochester, NY - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Rochester, NY - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fingerlakes Bone and Joint Center
American academy of sports medicine
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