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Office Address:
Boston University Orthopedic Surgical Associates
850 Harrison Avenue, Dowling 2 North
Boston, MA 02118

Call: 617.414.5214
Fax: 617.414.6282

Clinical Address:
Boston Medical Center
Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center
725 Albany Street
4th Floor, Suite 4B
Boston, MA 02118

Call: 617.638.5633
Fax: 617.414.5226

Call the Orthopedic Scheduler at 617.638.5633 to schedule an appointment.

Referring physicians may page Dr. Brown at 617.881.1983 to discuss consultations or transfers.

Nurse Practitioner:
Giseberte Joseph
Call: 617.638.5633
Fax: 617.414.5226


T. Desmond Brown, MD
Assistant Professor

Dr. Brown is the Director of Pediatric Orthopedics for Boston Medical Center. He was previously the Chief of Pediatric Orthopedics at the Nemours Children's Clinic in Pensacola, Florida.

Dr. Brown's interests include the treatment of fractures in children, the management of orthopedic problems related to cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury, congenital abnormalities of the hands and feet, and scoliosis. He has served as a volunteer with Orthopedics Overseas at the Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia, and is interested in orthopedic problems in the developing world.

 For further information regarding Dr. Brown’s publications and clinical interests please visit the Orthopedic Surgery section of the Boston University School of Medicine website.

Pediatric orthopedics
Fractures and musculoskeletal trauma in children
Cerebral palsy
Neuromuscular problem in children and adults
Implanted infusion pumps for spasticity and pain
Spinal cord stimulation for pain

Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 1984

Orthopedic Surgery, Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals, New Orleans, LA

Intern, Charity Hospital of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA

Post Residency
Fellow, Outcomes Research Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Fellow, Pediatric Orthopedics, Alfred I. DuPont Institute, Wilmington, DE

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1992; Re-certified 2002


Call: 617.638.5633
Fax: 617.414.5226

Boston Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgery
Shapiro Center
4th Floor, Suite 4B
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118

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