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Top Areas of Focus:
Arthritis of the Hand
Breast Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Skin Cancers
Tumors of the Hand, Wrist
Post Bariatric Body Contouring
Breast Surgery - Cosmetic & Reconstructive
Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
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Richard E. Brown, MD

Joined Clinic: 08/01/1997
Dr. Richard Brown has practiced plastic and reconstructive surgery in Springfield for more than 20 years, including cosmetic surgery, hand and microsurgery, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, and general reconstructive surgery. Dr. Brown has published more than 60 scientific papers and chapters in the field of plastic surgery.
Education and Professional Certifications:


University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL


Plastic Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA


Hand Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Hartford, CT


Plastic Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA

Board Certified

Surgery, Plastic; Surgery, Hand


Springfield Clinic The Center for Plastic Surgery

217.528.7541 2901 Greenbriar Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

Ambulatory Surgery & Endoscopy Center

217.528.7541 1025 South 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

St. Francis Hospital Specialty Clinic

800.444.7541 1215 Franciscan Drive 2nd Floor
Litchfield, IL 62056

Hospital Affiliations:
Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL
St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, IL
St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL

Professional Memberships:
American Association for Hand Surgery
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Society of Plastic Surgeons