Our Providers

Douglas Brown, MD


Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery

Dr. Brown is the senior founding partner of Orthopaedic Associates of Portland. A native of Waterville, he graduated from Phillips Andover (’64), Bowdoin College (’68), and the University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine (’72). He then completed surgical internship at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY (’73), and orthopaedic residency at the University of Vermont (’78), and fellowships in sports medicine and biomechanics at the Sports Medicine Clinic in Atlanta and University of Vermont. After finishing orthopaedic training, he served in the U.S. Navy team as team physician at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis before moving to Portland in 1980. In the field of sports medicine, Dr. Brown has been the team physician for Portland High School and an orthopaedic consultant to Bowdoin College for 31 years. He was selected by the US Olympic Committee to serve as team physician at the National Sports Festival (’82) and the World University Games in Japan (’85). In 1986, he began a long association with US Soccer, serving as team physician for the U16, U20, U23, Men’s Olympic, and Men’s National Teams, including the World Cup in Italy in 1990. In 1993 he became head team physician for the Women’s National Team, through two World Cups - Sweden ’85 (Bronze Medal) and USA ’99 (Gold Medal). Over 15 years he traveled to 24 countries to cover over 40 US team international matches, and has been a member of the US Soccer Medical Committee since 1988. Dr Brown has also been a active member of The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM - since 1981; where he has served on the Board of Directors (’89-’01), as Treasurer (’92-’96), and as President (’98-’99). Currently he is Chairman of the Medical Publishing Group of AOSSM, which is responsible for publishing the American Journal of Sports Medicine and Sports Health, and the “open access”, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM). His research interests have included post-operative pain management and ACL reconstruction, and he has published articles and presented papers in these areas nationally and internationally. Dr. Brown’s professional awards include the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association’s David G. Moyer award for contributions to sports medicine and the profession of athletic training, and selection to the Maine Sports Hall of Fame.






Primary Contact Info

Phone (207) 828-2100