Thomas E. Brown, MD

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Dr. Thomas Brown is an Associate Professor in the Adult Reconstruction division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia. He also serves as the Program Director for the Adult Reconstruction (Joint Replacement) fellowship program. Dr. Brown’s training began at East Carolina University where he received both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology. Medical school training was completed at the Medical University of South Carolina, where he received the Thomas M Savage Award for academic excellence. Residency training was completed at Geisinger Medical Center, followed by a short time in private practice, before completing a Joint Replacement fellowship at UVA. He joined the faculty in 1999.

Dr. Brown’s clinical and research interests have focused on complex hip and knee replacement, and he has been awarded the UVA School of Medicine Master Clinician Award.


Beyond Orthopaedics

Dr. Brown is an avid cyclist, and enjoys time on the water at Smith Mountain Lake as well as in Maine.


Office Location:
UVA Orthopaedic Center
2280 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Mailing Address:
Box 800159 HSC
Dept Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22908

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Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia

Director, Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Program, University of Virginia

Specialty and Subspecialty

Specialty : Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty: Adult Reconstruction


Education: 1983 B.S. East Carolina University
1985 M.A. East Carolina University
1991 M.D. Medical University of South Carolina

Residency: 1991-1996 Geisinger Medical Center

Fellowship: 1999 University of Virginia – Adult Reconstruction

Special Expertise

Complex hip and knee replacement


Complex hip and knee replacement


Best Doctors in America® List (2019-2020)

Certification: and Licensure

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Licensed to practice in Virginia