Stephen L. Brown, M.D.


  • Sports Medicine Injuries consisting of ACL reconstructions and Rotator Cuff Repairs
  • Total joint replacement of the Knee and Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder
  • General Orthopaedic Trauma and Fracture care.


Dr. Stephen Brown is a native of Brewton, Alabama, and has lived and practiced in Rome since August 2007. He completed his undergraduate education at Princeton University, where he played varsity football for four years and was a starting linebacker/defensive end for the 1992 Ivy League Championship Team.

Dr. Brown went on to earn his medical doctorate from the University of Alabama, after which he completed his orthopaedic residency training at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham. Dr. Brown left Alabama to complete a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder and elbow reconstruction with OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, North Carolina.

During his career, Dr. Brown has been fortunate to serve as a team physician to various sports organizations, including: Carolina Panthers (NFL), Charlotte Knights (Triple A-White Sox), UNC Charlotte, Davidson College, UAB, and various other professional, collegiate and high school teams in Birmingham, Charlotte, Rome and surrounding areas.

Dr. Brown focuses on the prevention and care of athletic injuries, as well as arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow and knee. He has extensive training in shoulder, elbow and knee reconstructive and replacement procedures. He also cares for patients with traumatic injuries and fractures.

Dr. Brown and his wife Melinda reside in Rome with their three sons, Lawson, Connor and Banks.


Princeton University: Bachelors of Arts in Psychology

University of Alabama Birmingham;  Doctor of Medicine


Orthopaedic Surgery Residency; University of Alabama Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama


Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction; OrthoCarolina; Charlotte, North Carolina

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certification

Medical Associations

Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Association of Georgia

Arthroscopy Association of North America

Georgia Orthopaedic Society

Southern Orthopaedic Society

Team Physician

Cedartown High School

Coosa High School

Rockmart High School

Unity Christian School

Darlington School

Shorter University

Georgia Highlands

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Played Varsity Football at Princeton University, 4 year letter. Starting member of Ivy League Championship Team 1992

Prior involvement in the care of the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte knights AAA (White Sox) team, UNC-Charlotte and Davidson college.

Enjoys spending time with his wife, Melinda and his three children, Lawson, Connor, and Banks.

Clinical Appointments

Rome Orthopaedic Center Ambulatory Surgery Center

Floyd Medical Center

Redmond Regional Medical Center

Past President of Medical Executive Committee at Redmond Regional Medical Center

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  • 100 Three Rivers Drive NE
               Rome, GA 30161
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