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Dr. Samuel Isaac Brown, M.D.

Orthopedist

Dr. Samuel Isaac Brown M.D. is a top Orthopaedic Surgeon in Chesapeake, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Samuel Isaac Brown M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Samuel Isaac Brown M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Samuel Isaac Brown M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Chesapeake, VA, Dr. Samuel Isaac Brown M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
40 years Experience
Dr. Samuel Isaac Brown, M.D.
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll of Va Sch of Med, Richmond Va
  • Accepting new patients

My mother has to have a laminectomy. What is that exactly?

A laminectomy is a surgical proceedure

What causes elbow pain?

Most common problem is "tennis elbow" or lateral epicondylitis. Lots of remedies abound, but rest and anti-inflammatory meds are a start. To get a diagnosis, go see your local READ MORE
Most common problem is "tennis elbow" or lateral epicondylitis. Lots of remedies abound, but rest and anti-inflammatory meds are a start. To get a diagnosis, go see your local orthopedic surgeon, get an X-ray, etc.

My mother is having a lot of back pain. Is a back surgery advisable at the age of 74?

Hopefully she can avoid it. Epidural injection and or Physical Therapy May be better options.

What's the usual recovery time after hip surgery?

This varies depending on the specific procedure. 3-5 months can be expected.

When is shoulder surgery needed?

Each case is different. Active people with recurring dislocation should have surgery to stabilize the shoulder unless they are quite elderly.

Does a shoulder dislocation always require a surgery?

Pain relief and muscle relaxation is required. Go to the ER.

How soon will I be able to run again after a knee replacement surgery?

Very few people run regularly after knee replacement surgery.Bicycle is much more reasonable if you want your knee prosthesis to “ survive” long term.

I am suffering from severe numbness in my foot after a hip replacement surgery. Is it normal?

That is of concern but hopefully will gradually clear. Tell your surgeon about it now so that it is well documented.

My mother is going in for a Hip replacement surgery. What should I ask the doctor?

What type of prosthesis will be needed. When can she bear full weight after surgery;what does her medical specialist think about her risks , cardiopulmonary etc?

Anal fissure

These are treated by General surgeons or Colorectal surgeons.

For how long should I have pain after my hip replacement?

2-4 months would not be unusual. Beyond that get a second opinion.

Are there any risks involved in my spine surgery?

Multiple risks exist for all surgery, spinal or otherwise.Anesthesia alone has its own set of risks.You must discuss this in detail with your surgeon and have a family member present. READ MORE
Multiple risks exist for all surgery, spinal or otherwise.Anesthesia alone has its own set of risks.You must discuss this in detail with your surgeon and have a family member present.

Does my hip rod need changing?

No. If however you have hip or thigh pain an X-ray should be done to determine whether you are developing hip arthritis.

Locations of sacroiliac joint pain

Your symptoms sound more like more back problems. You should also X-ray of your pelvis to evaluate your hip joints as well.