Dr. Christopher Brown

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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 physician coverage for two local high schools, North Carolina Central University and Duke University.

Dr. Brown elected to pursue subspecialty training in Sports Medicine and was selected to attend the world-renowned Stanford University Fellowship Program in California. For one year, he trained with orthopaedic surgeons in the treatment of complex knee and shoulder problems. During this time he worked with elite athletes as he provided team physician coverage for the National Football League’s San Francisco 49er’s as well as the NCAA Division I Stanford Cardinal’s. When not providing clinic care for his patients, Dr. Brown’s research work has been published in book chapters as well as research journals.Dr. Brown returns to Western New York to practice sports medicine at the Finger Lakes Bone and Joint Center. His interests include ACL or PCL reconstruction, cartilage replacement procedures, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, and arthroscopic shoulder stabilization.

Whether you are an elite athlete, a weekend warrior or someone looking to stay active, Dr. Brown desires to know your goals and help you remain active, fit and competitive. He accomplishes this through personalized attention to each step of the healing process including education, decision making, non-operative care, surgical care, and the post-operative recovery process.

An avid outdoors man, Dr. Brown enjoys hunting, fishing and being outside. His wife is a native Western New Yorker and together they have two young children.

Some of Dr. Browns accomplishments include work that has been accepted for presentation at the German Orthopedic Trauma Meeting called Osteosythese International in Germany in September 2011 and as well as at the Southern Orthopedic Association in July 2012.

Osteosynthese International Germany 2012:

  • Relationship between pre-facture characteristics and perioperative complications in the elderly adult patient with hip fracture.
  • Predictors of Length of Hospital Stay in Elderly Hip fracture Patient

Southern Orthopedic Association 2012:

  • Relationship between pre-facture characteristics and perioperative
    complications in the elderly adult patient with hip fracture.
  • Predictors of Length of Hospital Stay in Elderly Hip fracture Patients.

Publications:


-April 2, 2013-ACL Reconstruction in Patients Aged 40 Years and Older-The American Journal of Sports Medicine

-Elite American Football Players and Patellofemoral Congruence-Journal of Knee Surgery