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Marc D. Brown, M.D.

Cancer, Dermatology

Clinical Interests

Dermatologic Surgery; Dermatology - MOHS Surgery; Melanoma, Skin Cancer; Mohs Micrographic Surgery; Skin Cancer Treatment

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-9208

Fax: (585) 275-0022

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Marc Brown, M.D. is an upstate New York native, born in Watertown and raised in Auburn. He graduated from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, N.Y. in 1975 earning a degree in biology. Dr. Brown studied at Georgetown Medical School in Washington, D.C. and following completion in 1979, completed residency training in internal medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital in 1982. He began his career as a primary care physician in western Pennsylvania in the Public Health Service and developed an interest in dermatology and skin cancer. He subsequently performed and completed dermatology residency training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. in 1987. Dr. Brown then spent an additional two years in fellowship training for Mohs Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology which he completed in 1989. He joined the faculty at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 1989 and is a tenured professor of Dermatology and Oncology and is a member of the Wilmot Cancer Center. He has served as the director of the Dermatology Residency Program and the Mohs Surgery Fellowship Program at the Medical Center. Dr. Brown has been included in the Best Doctors in America directory and has published more than 50 articles and two books and serves as an editorial reviewer for several major dermatologic journals. He lectures and teaches peers and students at local and national meetings focusing on Mohs surgery, melanoma, facial reconstruction, and challenging and unusual skin cancers. Dr. Brown performs Mohs surgery on over 2,000 patients per year and has performed a total of more than 25,000 Mohs procedures.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Dermatology - American Board of Dermatology

Education

1975
BS | Lemoyne College
Biology

1979
MD | Georgetown Univ Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1989
Fellowship in Cutaneous Oncology and Surgery at University of Michigan Hospitals

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Dermatology at University of Michigan Hospitals

07/01/1979 - 12/31/1979
Internship in Internal Medicine at Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

01/01/1980 - 12/31/1982
Residency in Internal Medicine at Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

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Awards

2009
The Brian P. Flanagan Teaching Award
Sponsor: Dermatology Department, University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, N.Y. 1990, 2001

2008
Listed in Best Doctors in America

1987
First Prize, Annual Resident's Contest
Sponsor: Journal of Dermatoogic Surgery and Oncology

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Publications

Journal Articles

2011
Zwald F; Brown MD. "Skin Cancer in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: Advances in Therapy and Management." JAAD. 2011; 65(2): 253-262.

2011
Iorizzo, LJ III; Brown MD. "Atypical Fibroxanthoma: A Review of the Literature." Dermatologic Surgery, February 2011, 37:2, pages 146-157. 2011; 37(2): 146-157.

2010
Brown, MD. "Office Management of Melanoma Patients." Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, December 2010, 29:4, pages 232-237. 2010; 29(4): 232-237.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Surgical Excision of Non-melanoma Skin Cancer.
Book Title: Cancer of the Skin., 2nd edition
Author List: Brown MD; Ibrahim SF; Regal D; et al
Published By: Elsevier2011 in London, UK

2010
Chapter Title: Actinic Keratoses
Book Title: Treatment of Skin Disease
Author List: Brown MD, Ibrahim SF
Edited By: Lebwohl D, Berth-Jones J, Heymann W, Coulson I (editors)
Published By: Saunders/Elsevier2010 in Philadelphia

2007
Chapter Title: Benign Fibrous Tumors of the Dermis
Book Title: Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine
Author List: Brown MD, Cooper JZ
Edited By: Leffell D (editor)
Published By: McGraw Hill2007 in New York, N.Y.

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Videos

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Freckle, Mole or More? Making Sense of Skin Cancer