Marc D. Brown, M.D.

Marc D. Brown, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
Ambulatory Center - 2nd Floor (AC2)
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-9208

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

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.

Awards & Honors (Local)

The Brian P. Flanagan Teaching Award | Dermatology Department, University of Rochester | Rochester, N.Y. 1990, 2001 2009
Listed in Best Doctors in America 2008
First Prize, Annual Resident's Contest | Journal of Dermatoogic Surgery and Oncology 1987

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Dermatology (SMD) - Primary


Dermatology - American Board of Dermatology


MD | Medicine | Georgetown Univ Sch Medicine1979
BS | Biology | Lemoyne College1975

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Cutaneous Oncology and Surgery at University of Michigan Hospitals07/01/1987 - 06/30/1989
Residency in Dermatology at University of Michigan Hospitals07/01/1984 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Internal Medicine at Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry01/01/1980 - 12/31/1982
Internship in Internal Medicine at Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry07/01/1979 - 12/31/1979