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Timothy S. Brown, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Contact Information

Primary Office
01072 JPP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1009


BS, Dean's Scholars Honors Biology, The University of Texas at Austin
MD, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellow, Trauma and Knee Surgery, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
Resident, Parkland Hospital/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Fellow, Adult Reconstruction, Mayo Clinic


Foreman, C. W., Callaghan, J. J., Brown, T. S., Elkins, J. M. & Otero, J. E. (2019). Total Joint Arthroplasty in the Morbidly Obese: How Body Mass Index =40 Influences Patient Retention, Treatment Decisions, and Treatment Outcomes. The Journal of arthroplasty. PMID: 31530460.

Brown, T. S., Tibbo, M. E., Arsoy, D., Lewallen, D. G., Hanssen, A. D., Trousdale, R. T. & Abdel, M. P. (2019). Long-Term Outcomes of Constrained Liners Cemented into Retained, Well-Fixed Acetabular Components. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 101(7), 620-627. PMID: 30946196.

Holte, A. J., Carender, C. N., Noiseux, N. O., Otero, J. E. & Brown, T. S. (2019). Restrictive Opioid Prescribing Protocols Following Total Hip Arthroplasty and Total Knee Arthroplasty Are Safe and Effective. The Journal of arthroplasty. PMID: 30890390.

Thomas-Aitken, H. D., Goetz, J. E., Dibbern, K. N., Westermann, R. W., Willey, M. C. & Brown, T. S. (2019). Patient Age and Hip Morphology Alter Joint Mechanics in Computational Models of Patients With Hip Dysplasia. Clinical orthopaedics and related research. PMID: 30801275.

Alsadaan, M., Alrumaih, H. A., Brown, T., Burgo, F. J., Cabo, F. J., Fillingham, Y., Gambhir, A., Giori, N., Goosen, J., Goswami, K., Hoekstra MCL,, Ilyas, I., Jahoda, D., Nelissen, R., Petrie, M. J., Ravetti, L., Saheed, Y., Smailys, A., Stucinskas, J. & Zeniauskas, L. (2019). General Assembly, Prevention, Operating Room - Surgical Field: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections. The Journal of arthroplasty, 34(2S), S127-S130. PMID: 30348577.

Brown, T. S., McLaughlin, R. J., Berry, D. J., Lewallen, D. G., Trousdale, R. T. & Sierra, R. J. (2019). What Is the Survivorship of Revision Surgery Performed for the Chronically Dislocated THA?. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 477(2), 374-379. PMID: 30794225.

Brown, T. S. (2019). Intra-Articular Injections Should Be Avoided in the 3 Months Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty: Commentary on an article by Shawn S. Richardson, MD, et al.: "Comparison of Infection Risk with Corticosteroid or Hyaluronic Acid Injection Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty". The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 101(2), e8. PMID: 30653053.

DeMik, D. E., Bedard, N. A., Dowdle, S. B., Elkins, J. M., Brown, T. S., Gao, Y. & Callaghan, J. J. (2018). Complications and Obesity in Arthroplasty-A Hip is Not a Knee. The Journal of arthroplasty, 33(10), 3281-3287. PMID: 29631859.

Brown, T. S., Fehring, K. A., Ollivier, M., Mabry, T. M., Hanssen, A. D. & Abdel, M. P. (2018). Repeat two-stage exchange arthroplasty for prosthetic hip re-infection. The bone & joint journal, 100-B(9), 1157-1161. PMID: 30168769.

Brown, T. S., Petis, S. M., Osmon, D. R., Mabry, T. M., Berry, D. J., Hanssen, A. D. & Abdel, M. P. (2018). Periprosthetic Joint Infection With Fungal Pathogens. The Journal of arthroplasty, 33(8), 2605-2612. PMID: 29636249.

Gholson, J. J., Bedard, N. A., Dowdle, S. B., Brown, T. S., Gao, Y. & Callaghan, J. J. (2018). Total Joint Arthroplasty in Patients With Schizophrenia: How Much Does It Increase the Risk of Complications?. The Journal of arthroplasty, 33(7), 2082-2086. PMID: 29526332.

Brown, T. S., Salib, C. G., Rose, P. S., Sim, F. H. & Lewallen, D. G. (2018). Reconstruction of the hip after resection of periacetabular oncological lesions: A systematic review. Bone & Joint J, 100-B(1), 1-9.

Gholson, J. J., Wilkinson, B. G., Brown, T. S., Gao, Y., Dowdle, S. B. & Callaghan, J. J. (2018). Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a Risk Factor for Complications in Total Joint Arthroplasty. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 38, 183-190. PMID: 30104943.

Brown, T. S., Van Citters, D. W., Berry, D. J. & Abdel, M. P. (2017). The use of highly crosslinked polyethylene in total knee arthroplasty. Bone & Joint J, 99-B(8), 996-1002. PMID: 28768774.

Romero, J. A., Jones, R. E. & Brown, T. S. (2017). Peri-operative care considerations for primary total knee arthroplasty in the obese patient. Seminars in Arthroplasty, 28(2), 46-9.

Romero, J. A., Jones, R. E. & Brown, T. S. (2017). Modifiable risk factors and preoperative optimization of the primary total joint arthroplasty patient. Curr Orthop Practice, 28(3), 272-75.

Brown, T. S., Wimberly, R. L. & Birch, J. G. (2017). Avascular Necrosis in the Contralateral Hip in Patients With Congenital Femoral Deficiency: A Report of 3 Cases. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 37(1), e28-e31. PMID: 26600294.

Brown, T. S., Hinojosa, L. S., Cline, K. E., Black, S. R., Jamieson, M. D. & Starr, A. J. (2016). Lack of Acute Hand Care in the Southwest United States. J Orthop Trauma, 30(4), e129-31. PMID: 26544952.

Jones, R. L., Box, H. N. & Brown, T. S. (2016). "Role of hinged total knee arthroplasty in complex primary and revision total knee arthroplasty". (3rd) Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Knee Arthroplasty.

Box, H. N., Brown, T. S., Huo, M. H. & Jones, R. E. (2015). The two-stage standard: res ipsa loquitor. Seminars in Arthroplasty, 26(2), 84-90.

Sager, B. W., Brown, T. S. & Huo, M. H. (2015). Metal hypersensitivity: reality of fiction?. Curr Orthop Practice, 26(3), 252-5.

Wiley, M., Brown, T., Huo, M. & Jones, R. (2015). Revision total knee arthroplasty. Curr Orthop Practice, 26(3), 256-260.

Brown, T. S., Banerjee, S., Russell, R. D., Montt, M. A. & Huo, M. H. (2014). What's new in total hip arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am, 96(18), 1576-82.

Russell, R. D., Brown, T. S. & Huo, M. H. (2014). Total Hip Arthroplasty, 1993-2013. Curr Orthop Practice, 25(2), 119-24.

Russell, R., Brown, T., Huo, M. & Jones, R. (2014). Patient-Specific Instrumentation Does Not Improve Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Knee Surg.

Brown, T. S., Huo, M. H. (2013). New anticoagulants for thromboprophylaxis after total knee arthroplasty. Am J Orthop, 42(9), 424-9.

Dumont, G. D., Brown, T. S., Russell, R. D. & Robertson, W. J. (2013). Beyond the peak of the anterior glenoid rim: A cadaveric study. Int J Shoulder Surg, 7(1), 14-18.

(2011). Progression from normal to reduced left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with concentric left ventricular hypertrophy after long-term follow-up. Am J Cardiol, 108(7), 997-1001.

Mitchell, I. C., Brown, T. S., Terada, L. S., Amatruda, J. F. & Nwariaku, F. E. (2010). Effect of vascular cadherin knockdown on zebrafish vasculature during development. PloS one, 5(1), e8807. PMID: 20098718.