Naomi J. Brown, MD Naomi J. Brown, MD, is a sports medicine pediatrician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) with a focus on sports injury prevention, overuse injuries and pain management. Areas of Expertise: Pediatric injuries, Sports Medicine, Ultrasound guided injections Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Background Naomi Brown, MD, is a graduate of Tufts University and Tufts University School of Medicine, both in Boston, MA. She completed her pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and a specialized fellowship in sports medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. Before joining CHOP’s Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2013, Dr. Brown worked in the Department of Emergency Medicine at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE. It was there she discovered her interest in sports medicine and pursued further training at Boston Children’s in the care of a broad range of sports-related injuries. In Boston, Dr. Brown worked with athletes of all ages and backgrounds, including professional dancers and collegiate athletes. She treated athletes during high school and Division I games, as well as in athletic training rooms and at community events. Today, Dr. Brown works at CHOP’s Main Campus in Philadelphia and CHOP Care Network locations in Voorhees, NJ, and King of Prussia, PA. She has specialized training in the use of medicine into the office setting, which can be a useful adjunct to diagnose and treat acute and chronic injuries. “I enjoy taking care of patients with sports-related injuries,” she says. “My specific interests include sports injury prevention, overuse injuries, pain management, and general non-operative orthopaedic conditions.” Dr. Brown is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is active in orthopaedic and sports medicine research, and has written and presented numerous papers about her research. In January 2014, Dr. Brown was lead author on “Effect of Cognitive Activity Level on Duration of Post-Concussion Symptoms.” The study supports the use of mental and physical rest after a concussion enhance long-term cognitive activity. Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA ResidencyPediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA FellowshipSports Medicine - Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA Board CertificationPediatricsSports Medicine Titles and Academic Titles Attending Physician, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery Conditions Treated Acetabular Dysplasia Femoroacetabular Impingement Hip Cartilage Tear (Labral Tear) Sprains and Strains in Children Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries Anterior Knee Pain Back Pain in Children and Adolescents ConcussionDislocationsGrowth Plate InjuriesMeniscus Tears (Knee Injuries)Osgood-Schlatter DiseaseOsteochondritis DissecansOveruse InjuriesStress FracturesSever's Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis) Departments and Services Division of Orthopaedics Sports Medicine and Performance Center Young Adult Hip Preservation ProgramConcussion Care for Kids: Minds MatterOrthopaedic Trauma Program Publications Papers2014 Brown NJ, Mannix RC, O’Brien MJ, Gostine D, Collins MW, Meehan WP 3rd. Effect of cognitive activity level on duration of post-concussion symptoms. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb;133(2):e299-304. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-2125. Epub 2014 Jan 6. BooksChapters 2014 Brown NJ, Ackerman KE. Metabolic Spinal Disorders in the Young Athlete. In: Micheli LJ et al (eds). Spinal Injuries and Conditions in Young Athletes. Springer, Philadelphia, 2014. Brown NJ, Corrado G. Exercise Physiology. In: Micheli et aI, eds. The Micheli Center for Injury Prevention Manual. Boston, 2014. 2011 Brown NJ, Weiss PF. Juvenile Dermatomyositis. In: Ludwig S, Aronson P, Florin T, and Werner H (eds). Netter's Pediatrics. Mosby, Inc., Philadelphia, 2011 July. Posters and PresentationsLectures by Invitation Brown NJ. Updates in Pediatric Orthopedics. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Cherry Hill, NJ; April 14, 2015. Brown NJ. Sports Safety Clinic. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, co-sponsored by DePuy Synthese, Safe Kids Worldwide and Johnson & Johnson. Voorhees, NJ; March 3, 2015. Brown NJ. Concussion Pearls. Grand rounds, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. Camden, NJ; Sept 23, 2014. Brown NJ. Running injuries. Breakthru Physical Therapy. Medford, NJ; Sept 23, 2014. Brown NJ. Postgame Show: Injuries after Play. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Voorhees, NJ; Aug 19, 2014. Brown NJ. The Landscape of Concussion in 2014. National Association for School Nurses. Philadelphia, PA; July 9, 2014. Brown NJ. Concussion Pearls. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Voorhees, NJ; March 22, 2014. Awards and Honors 2016, Top Docs for Kids, SJ Magazine 2016, Top Female Doc, SJ Magazine 2015, Best Children’s Doctors, South Jersey Magazine 2014, Top Docs for Kids, SJ Magazine 2014, Top Female Doc, SJ Magazine 2006, Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society 2000, Order of Omega National Honor Society 2000, Golden Key National Honor Society Editorial and Academic Positions 2015-Present, Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care 2015-Present, Reviewer, Journal of Pediatrics Leadership and Memberships Memberships in Professional Organizations 2017-present, Member, PRiSM (pediatric research in sports medicine) 2012-present, Member, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 2012-present, Member, AAP Council on Sports, Medicine and Fitness 2011-present, Member, American College of Sports Medicine 2006-present, Member, American Academy of Pediatrics Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.