Derek Bown, DC

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Chiropractic Care
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Chiropractic - Harbor Town, Manitowoc 920-320-4700
Accepting New Patients
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Chiropractic - Harbor Town, Manitowoc 920-320-4700

To be engaged with the patient as a partner in the improvement of their overall health condition.

To be engaged with the patient as a partner in the improvement of their overall health condition.


Dr. Derek Bown is a Chiropractor who specializes in conservative spine care. He was one of the founding members of the Froedtert HFM Spine Team which is now a highly regarded, multi-disciplinary group that includes Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Physiatry, Pain Management, Physical Therapy and Chiropractic care.

Dr. Bown received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He then received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. Dr. Bown has completed extensive coursework in Spinal Rehabilitation and Clinical Nutrition. He completed a cohort with certification in AFMCP from the Institute for Functional Medicine in 2021.

Dr. Bown was in private clinical practice for 13 years before joining HFM in 2004. He is a native of Manitowoc, WI and has enjoyed “coming back home” since graduating from Chiropractic school. He is married to Manitowoc native Susan Bown, RN who is a member of our OR team at Froedtert FHFM hospital. They have 3 adult children and 3 grandsons. Dr. Bown enjoys visiting his children and grandsons whenever possible. He also enjoys cottage-life in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with family and friends as well as hunting, fishing and golfing.


Treatment & Services


Diseases & Conditions

Back and Neck Pain
Joint Pain
Minor Injuries

Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Holy Family Memorial Hospital


Holy Family Memorial Harbor Town Campus

Education & Training

Palmer College of Chiropractic - Davenport - IA - Doctor of Chiropractic - (1991)

Patient Reviews

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Great provider. Always on time. very helpful and informative.
Highly recommend Dr Brown!
Dr Bown took a lot of time with me and listened to all my concerns. It was a very good experience. He explained everything to me and we made a plan of care. I felt very comfortable. I highly recommend him!!
Always enjoy going to see Dr. Bown, I feel so much better afterwards
Dr took time to throughly review my chart as I was a new patient. Was very caring, professional and concerned about how I would respond to treatment.
Appreciate Dr Bown taking time to talk with me and really assess the problem
My experience was GREAT couldnt ask for better First time patient
It was excellent and fast.
I am always very pleased with the care I am given with I see Dr. Bown
A very pleasant experience
Dr Bown and his staff were very cordial and took good care of me.
Doctor Bown alway does a great job when treating my back issues.
Great Chiropractor
Professional, welcoming, informative
Dr. Brown is one of the finest caregivers I've had the pleasure of knowing and working with.
Everyone was very polite and told me what my next steps would be all the time. came out of the office feeling a lot better
I often recommend Dr. Bown to others on social media as well as in person. Best in town!!
I always have an excellent experience when I see Dr. Bown. He listens and always gives helpful advice.
Dr. Bown has helped a great deal with my sciatic pain.
I got in early for my appointment; I was seen waiting only a couple of minutes; the pre-registration saved doing any paperwork at the check-in. I am very satisfied with my results.
Dr. Bown is always thorough, and I appreciate how he listens to my concerns.
All fine. Thank you.
Dr . Bown was very clear in his explanation about what was causing the issues and made my teen feel comfortable.
Dr Bown is one of the best.
Dr Bown always takes care of my issues and is compassionateThank you
Dr. Bown was great!
Appreciate the courtesy and friendliness of all!
I have never had a problem with Dr. Bown and his staff in all the many years I have had him as my chiropractor. I have always received excellent care.
All fine. Thank you
Very friendly and talks with you about you're problem and how to fix it
Always a pleasant experience
Took time to listen and explain optiony
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