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Marvin R. Brown, M.D.

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San Antonio foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon Dr. Marvin Brown

Foot, Ankle & Lower Leg

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Dr. Brown is a graduate of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Microbiology. He received his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

He completed his internship in surgery at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at The University of Missouri at Kansas City. He completed his fellowship in orthopaedic surgery of the lower leg, foot and ankle at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Dr. Brown is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the Executive Committee of The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group.

Dr. Brown has a special interest in total ankle replacement, complex foot and ankle fractures, ankle arthroscopy, tendon reconstruction, and ankle arthritis. He is also fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Brown was named one of the Best Doctors in America® 2014, a peer nominated list featured in San Antonio Magazine. He was also listed as one of San Antonio's Top Doctors, a list featured in U.S. News and World Report, and named in SA Scene's list of SA Doctors: Best of 2014.

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Practice History

2001–present
The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group, LLP
Class A Manager of The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group Surgery Center

1989 to 2001
Associated with Mayo J. Galindo, Jr., M.D. on July 1, 1989 in the practice of Lower Leg, Foot, and Ankle Orthopaedic 
Surgery, San Antonio, Texas

1989 to present
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Orthopaedics, 1989-present

Education
Fellowship 
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Orthopaedic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, 1988–1989
 
Residency 
University of Missouri at Kansas City 
Kansas City, Missouri 
Orthopaedic Surgery, 1984–1988
 
Internship 
Geinsinger Medical Center 
Danville, Pennsylvania
Surgery, 1983-1984
 
Medical School
University of Texas at Houston Medical School
Houston, Texas, 1979-1983
 
College
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas, 1975-1979
Certification & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1991, 2001, 2011
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners 
Professional Organizations & Committee Service

Organizations:

  • Bexar County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Committee Service:

Assistant Managing Partner in The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group 2008 - present 

Director of OrthoNow Clinic in The San Antonio Group 2007 - present

Executive Committee- San Antonio Orthopaedic Group and Director of San Antonio Orthopaedic Surgery Center, 2001 – present. 

Chairman Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hosp., 1998 – 2002. 

Assistant Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1997 - December 1997. 

Credentials Committee, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1997 – December 1997. 

Assistant Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1996 – December 1996. 

Credentials Committee, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1996 – December 1996. 

Assistant Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January1995 – December 1995. 

Credentials Committee, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1995 – December 1995. 

Credentials Committee, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1994 – December 1994. 

Secretary/Treasurer, Medical Staff, St Luke’s Baptist Hospital, January 1994 - December 1994. Orthopaedic Quality Improvement Committee, St. Luke’s Lutheran Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1994 – December 1994. 

Orthopaedic Quality Assurance Committee, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1994- December 1994. 

Credentials Committee, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1993- December 1993. 

Orthopaedic Quality Assurance Committee, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1993 – December 1993. 

Orthopaedic Quality Assurance Committee, St. Luke’s Lutheran Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1993- December 1993. 

Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Luke’s Lutheran Hospital, San Antonio, Texas January 1992 – December 1992. 

Orthopaedic Quality Assurance Committee, St. Luke’s Lutheran Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1991- December 1991. 

Medical Records Committee, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1991 - December 1991. 

Orthopaedic Quality Assurance Committee, St. Luke’s Lutheran Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1990-December 1990. 

Utilization Review Committee, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, January 1990 - December 1990.

Additional Information

Honors & Activities

Delta Tau Delta – National Society Fraternity
Phi Eta Sigma – Men’s Honorary National Fraternity
National Dean’s List
Delta Tau Delta National Scholarship Award
Hedgpeth Award – 1988

Franklin D. Dixon Award – 
Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident – 1988

3rd Place, Kansas City Orthopaedic Society Paper Competition
– Risk Factors Leading to Amputation in Diabetics

Publications

Articles
Brown, M.R., Dupont, H.L., and R.S. Sullivan. "Effect of Duration of Exposure on Diarrhea Due to Enterotoxigenic E. Coli in Travelers from the United States of Mexico." The Journal of Infectious Diseases 145 (4) April 1982: 582.

Brown, M.R. and G.W. Braly. "Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Shin Splints." Surgical Rounds for Orthopaedics September 1989.

Brown, M.R., Boruta, P.M., Kamaric, E. Hoble, P.C., Bishop, J.O., and H. Tullos. " Ligament Involvement in Subtalar Instability and the Effect of Lateral Reconstruction." Unpublished.

Pannunzio, M.E., Chhabra, A.B., Golish, S.R., Brown, M.R., and Pederson, W.C.: Free Fibula Transfer in the Treatment of Difficult Distal Tibia Fractures. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 23(1): 11-17, 2007.

  • Total ankle replacement
  • Vascularized bone transport to reconstruct bone loss and chronic non-union
  • Ankle joint surface defects and fractures:
    • Osteochondral
    • Chondromalacia
  • Achilles tendon reconstruction
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Sports injuries to the foot, ankle, and lower leg
  • Pediatric orthopedic conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower leg (1 year of age and older)
  • Bunions and hammer toes
  • Reconstruction of complex leg, foot and ankle deformities 
  • Ankle joint arthroscopy
  • Repair of tendon ruptures for the Achilles tendon, Posterior Tibial tendon, and Peroneal tendon
  • Cerebral palsy and brain injury contractures
  • Rheumatoid reconstructions
  • Complex fractures of the tibia, ankle, calcaneus, and foot
  • Fractures seen same day of the injury
  • Foot and ankle - Fellowship trained

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    Administrative Staff
    Clinical Coordinator
    Tanya S: 210.593.1400

    Scheduling
    Phone: 210.281.9595
    Fax: 210.582.2670

    Referrals and Authorizations
    Phone: 210.804.5600
    Fax: 210.804.5601

    Billing Specialist
    Phone: 210.804.6800
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    Physician Staff
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    Nurse Practitioner to Dr. Marvin R. Brown

    P: 210.593.1408
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    OFFICE LOCATIONS
    • Southeast
      Mission Trail Medical Plaza
      3327 Research Plaza, #404
      San Antonio, TX 78235
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    • Central
      The Orthopaedic Institute
      400 Concord Plaza Dr., #300
      San Antonio, TX 78216
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