Dr. Brown has been involved in the care of breast patients for 20 years. He is Board Certified in General Surgery (re-certified in 2013) and Certified in Breast Ultrasound (re-certified in 2017). He held two leadership roles at Beaumont Hospital, Troy (Director, Oncology Services and Director, Center for Breast Health), as a member of the Beaumont Cancer Institute until 2017. Dr. Brown is a member of Karmanos Cancer Institute, where he serves as Breast Multidisciplinary Team Co-Lead. In this role he is responsible for leading breast care services for the entire Karmanos Network.
Dr. Brown is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the William Beaumont Oakland University School of Medicine. He is actively involved in research, as the Co-Principle Investigator of the Beaumont Cancer Institute NCORP (NCI Clinical Oncology Research Program), and is the principle investigator for Beaumont Hospital, on a number of national clinical trials.
He is also actively involved in the Beaumont Hospital Biobank, as the principle investigator of the Beaumont Hospital Biobank projects of Triple Negative and Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Breast Cancer patients, where he has a particular interest.
As an undergraduate, Dr. Brown did research at the University of Michigan Medical School. His research won first prize at the University of Michigan Medical School Medical Student Research Forum in 1983. He went on to present his research at the Midwest Student Medical Research Forum XV held at the University of Wisconsin, in 1984.
In his first year in practice, he was elected Young Surgeon Representative, Michigan Chapter, American College of Surgeons.