Board-Certified Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Ortho Surgeon

Location: Del Mar – 12264 El Camino Real #202 San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: (858) 356-0361

Dr. Richard 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 Dupuytren’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 Orthopedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, 1995
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, 1994

Medical Education

  • Duke University School of Medicine, MD, 1985


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


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery, Hand, 1992