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Specializes in Hematology • Male • Age 59

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239

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Accepting new patients?

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Florida Cancer Specialists
Florida Cancer Specialists
1970 Golf St
Sarasota, FL 34236
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    Dr. Brown's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology
    • Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
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    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Plasmapheresis
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Cryoglobulinemia
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hemophilia
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Kaposi's Sarcoma
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma
    • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
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    • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Mycosis Fungoides
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Penile Cancer
    • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thymomas
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Brown

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (2/17/2014)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Florida
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Vermont College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Minnesota
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Minnesota
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    New York University
    Complete in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Brown & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Brown's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Dr. Brown's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    16 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.9 out of 5

    17 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Brown

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.8 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.4 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.5 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.2 out of 5

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    Florida Cancer Specialists
    1970 Golf St
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    (941) 957-1000 (Office)
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