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Jonathon M. Brown, DO

Jonathon M. Brown, DO

Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Replacement Surgery

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Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Replacement Surgery
Conditions treated
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Area of focus ?
Adult Reconstruction Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement
Languages spoken

Dr. Brown's Locations

less than  km
Breast Health Services at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg

2597 Schoenersville Road
Suite 100
Bethlehem, PA 18017-7317
United States

LVPG Orthopedics And Sports Medicine–Palmer Township

3701 Corriere Road
Suite 15
Palmer Township, PA 18045-7991
United States

Conditions Dr. Brown Treats

Services Dr. Brown Offers

  • Amputation
  • Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
  • Bursa Injection
  • Closed Reduction of Fractures/Dislocations
  • Cortisone Injections
  • Fracture and/or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Injections
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Visco/Hyaluronic Injections
  • Soft Tissue Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgery
  • Suture/Staple Removal
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • X-Ray

About Dr. Brown

Philosophy of care

The simplest way to sum up my approach to care is that I treat each patient the way I’d want a member of my family to be treated.  A major part of total joint replacement is working together with patients as a team. I focus on defining each patient’s goals and then devising a plan to help them function as fully as possible so they can return to the activities they love.  Before we discuss surgery, I first try all conservative, non-operative modalities.  Once those have been exhausted, I use the most modern surgical techniques, combined with tried-and-true pain management and rehabilitation approaches, to provide the best outcome possible. 

Why I entered medicine

For me, medicine is my vocation; I don’t feel I could have been anything but an orthopedic surgeon.  I was exposed to excellent mentors throughout my pre-medical and medical education who always put their patients first, heard them, and walked through their treatments with them. My passion for orthopedic surgery was cemented when I began one-on-one work with patients during my clinical rotations in medical school. I strive to emulate my mentors every day and am humbled by the relationships I form with my patients.

Community involvement

I’m involved in social justice activities at my church, including service to the homeless. It’s an opportunity to connect with the community and help those in need. My other joy is mentoring undergraduates and medical students. It not only renews my own interest in medicine but also deepens my enthusiasm for orthopedic surgery. I consider it a privilege to help future generations of physicians, just as I was once helped.

Personal interests

I’m devoted to my family and friends and spend the majority of my free time with them enjoying the outdoors and attending sporting events. I’m an avid sports fan and continue to follow teams I grew up with back in Washington State – the University of Washington Huskies and Seattle Seahawks. As a newcomer to the Lehigh Valley, I also love checking out local sports here, not to mention exploring all the fantastic activities this area has to offer, especially the excellent food options.


University of Puget Sound, BS - Biology, 2006

Medical Training
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO - Doctor of Osteopathy, 2012


Resident 2012
Orthopedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Resident 2013
Orthopedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Resident 2014
Orthopedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Resident 2015
Orthopedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Resident 2016
Orthopedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship 2017
Adult Joint Reconstructive Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital/Tufts University School of Medicine, MA, N/A

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To ensure our ratings come only from verified patients, we work with Press Ganey, a third-party organization. Press Ganey sends patient satisfaction surveys on LVHN’s behalf following an office visit or procedure. They ask patients about their impression of the health care provider and the doctor’s or advanced practice clinician’s communication skills. 

What is included in the star rating?

Star ratings are based on a scale of 1-5 stars, 5 being the best. The rating includes responses to these provider-related questions:

  1. Physician Communication Questions
    1. Did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?
    2. Did this provider listen carefully to you?
    3. Did this provider give you easy to understand instructions about taking care of these health problems or concerns?
    4. Did this provider seem to know the important information about your medical history?
    5. Did this provider show respect for what you had to say?
    6. Did this provider spend enough time with you?
  2. Overall Provider Rating Question
    1. Using any number from 0 to 10, where 0 is the worst provider possible and 10 is the best provider possible, what number would you use to rate this provider?

Why don’t all doctors or advanced practice clinicians have a rating?

In order to have enough data to measure and compare, a health care provider must have at least 30 completed patient satisfaction surveys. Surveys are only included for a period of 18 months from submission.