T. Desmond Brown, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Brown is the Director of Pediatric Orthopaedics for Boston Medical Center. He was previously the Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the Nemours Children’s Clinic in Pensacola, Florida. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, and the Scoliosis Research Society.

Dr. Brown’s interests include the treatment of fractures in children, the management of orthopaedic 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 Orthopaedics Oversees at the Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia, and is interested in orthopaedic problems in the developing world.


Pediatric Orthopaedics
Fractures and musculoskeletal trauma in children
Congenital abnormalities of the feet and hands
Congenital hip dislocation
Cerebral palsy

Medical School and Graduation Year
Tulane University School of Medicine, M.D., 1984

Residency, Specialty, and Graduation Year
Intern, Charity Hospital of Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana 1984-1985

Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery
Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals
New Orleans, Louisiana 1985-1989

Residency Fellowship, Specialty, and Graduation Year
Fellow, Pediatric Orthopaedics
Alfred I. DuPont Institute
Wilmington, Delaware 1989-1990

Fellowship in Outcomes Research
Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth
Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire 2001-2003