Press Releases

Dr. William Brown Performs Successful Sports Hernia Surgery on Sacramento Republic FC Midfielder, Adam Moffat

Fremont, CA — (RELEASEWIRE) –07/27/2017 — Renowned sports hernia specialist, Dr. William (Bill) Brown, performed surgery in mid-June on Sacramento Republic FC midfielder, Adam Moffat, to repair a sports hernia. Moffat’s injury occurred earlier in the season, and he is expected to be available for play after an eight- to ten-week recovery period.

This past season, Moffat played 383 minutes in his six appearances with four starts for the soccer team. He played for the New York Cosmos before joining Sacramento Republic FC in the 2015 season, where he’s played since.

“It has been a pleasure to work with the Sacramento Republic Soccer team over the years, and I am honored that the team allows me to care for their players. The coach and management always want the best care for their athletes and support my decisions. John Duncan is the head trainer for the team. He always does a…

JJ Koval Sports Hernia Repair Surgery

Dr. Brown performed Sports Hernia Repair Surgery on JJ Koval from the Sacramento Republic Soccer Team this month.  Koval played most of the 2016 USL season with the sports hernia and is expected to recover fully prior to the beginning of training camp for the 2017 USL season.  Read the full press release here.

Sports Hernia Specialist Helps Boston Marathon Runners


Boston Marathon Runners Attribute Dr. William Brown, Sports Hernia Specialist, With Getting Them Back in the Race

FREMONT, CA. November 17, 2015. Two runners who competed in the 2015 Boston Marathon, one of the six World Marathon Majors, attribute their ability to compete to Dr. William Brown, a renowned sports hernia specialist and surgeon. Both competitors underwent surgery less than a year before last April’s annual marathon that draws over 30,000 athletes from around the world.

The Marathon’s course run 26 miles 385 yards long and is considered to be on of the most difficult among marathons, due in part to Heartbreak Hill’s ascent. This hill falls between the 20 and 21-mile marks and is believed to be the point at which runners’ glycogen stores in the muscles are depleted.

To run in the Boston Marathon is a dream for many runners and completing it is an…

Announcing the Sports Hernia Newsletter


Dr. William Brown, Bay Area, CA Sports Hernia Specialist, Publishing Sports Hernia Newsletter

Dr. William Brown is publishing a newsletter to share the latest and most accurate information regarding sports hernias with SH News subscribers.

FREMONT, CA July 15, 2015. — Dr. William Brown recently began publishing an e-newsletter, SH News. The newsletter contains the most accurate and current information on sports hernias and their treatment. SH News is geared to both medical and athletic audiences. Those interested in subscribing can sign up to receive SH News on Dr. Brown’s website,

The e-newsletter is only newsletter published that is focused singularly on sports hernia-related information. SH News subscribers receive periodic issues that contain relevant information about prevention, diagnosis, treatment options like open repair surgery, post-operative care, and rehabilitation and recovery programs.

“By the time a patient makes an appointment with me, it’s not uncommon that he…

Sports Hernia Website Updated for Mobile Users


Popular Informative Website,, Re-Launches With Mobile-Friendly Design, an informative source for those seeking information on sports hernias, unveils a fresh look and responsive design to meet the needs of visitors increasingly viewing the site on mobile devices.

FREMONT, CA May 4, 2015. — The well ranked and popular website,, re-launches with a fresh look and a responsive design. Dr. William Brown, renowned sports hernia specialist, invested in the redesign in order to better provide his patients and site visitors with a viewer-friendly experience.

The mobile-friendly site is optimized for navigating on smartphones and tablets, which is a necessity today given the fact that the percentage of visitors viewing the website are doing so on such devices.

“It is difficult enough for those suffering from a sports hernia to find truthful and helpful information when it comes to diagnosing and treating sports hernias. It’s…

Sports Hernia Surgical Injury Repair Video Released


Dr. William Brown, California-Based Sports Hernia Surgeon, Releases Educational Video on Surgical Injury Repair

Dr. Brown discusses the complicated nature of sports hernias and the importance of consulting a surgeon experienced in surgically repairing this type of athletic injury in his latest educational video posted on YouTube.

FREMONT, CA March 11, 2015. — Dr. William Brown, renowned sports hernia (also called inguinal disruption) specialist, has released a new educational video on YouTube. With the injury widely misdiagnosed and incorrectly or under-treated, the sports hernia video offers his expert insight to athletes who are seeking accurate information about the debilitating injury and best practices in sports hernia repair surgery.

Dr. Brown performs approximately 200 inguinal disruption surgical repairs every year. Dr. Brown explains, “There are a small number of surgeons in the U.S. with a long history of performing this type of surgery. Yet, like all types of…

William Brown, MD
Hernia Specialist

Dr. Brown has been repairing inguinal hernias for over 30 years, taking care of Athletes with Sports Hernia injuries since 1999.  Dr. Brown has been taking care of patients with complications from mesh for so long that his hair is gray. Luckily he still has some hair.

His patients include players from the San Jose Sharks and the San Jose Earthquakes as well as athletes from the NFL, AFL, NBA, and the local college teams. As well as Athletes from 15 foreign countries.

Fremont Office
William H. Brown, M.D.
39470 Paseo Padre Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 793-2404
Fax: (510) 793-1320

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