Title: Chief of Surgery, Medical Director of Surgical Oncology
Company: Midwestern Regional Medical Center
Location: Genoa City, Wisconsin, United States
Charles Komen Brown, MD, PhD, Chief of Surgery and Medical Director of Surgical Oncology at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medicine.
Dr. Brown is proud to work with the Cancer Treatment Centers of America at the Midwestern Regional Medical Center providing leading-edge treatment and palliative care for patients, as well as the most time possible with their families. He attributes his current success to good mentors and a healthy work ethic, and was recently honored with a 2017 Chicago Magazine Top Doctors award from Chicago Magazine. Dr. Brown has additionally received the Robert Baker Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the Charles E. Huggins Research Award from the University of Chicago department of surgery.
Though he is primarily a surgical oncologist, Dr. Brown holds a PhD in virology from the University of Florida College of Medicine, where he earned a medical doctorate in 1992. He is certified with the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Surgery, and served a residency in general surgery with the University of Arizona Affiliated Hospitals in Tucson. After his term as chief resident there, he served fellowships in biological therapy for cancer with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and worked in surgical oncology with the University of Chicago.
Dr. Brown has worked to conduct research with the National Cancer Institute, and is an expert in hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. He has performed over 500 surgeries with the technique. He is the recipient of a Federal Executive Board’s Excellence in Government Award for Research. As a physician, Dr. Brown supports the larger medical community as a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Society of Surgical Oncology. He was named one of Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors for many years, as well as one of the Top Cancer Doctors in the U.S. in 2015 and 2016. Dr. Brown is the co-author of the “Holland-Frei Manual of Cancer Medicine,” and is featured in medical publications such as Clinical Cancer Research, the Annals of Surgical Oncology and the International Journal of Cancer.
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