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Gynecologic Oncology | Female

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I am a physician who is dedicated to improving the lives of women with gynecologic cancers. I am a board-certified gynecologic oncologist who, for more than 15 years, has used my skills as a surgeon to provide high-quality and compassionate care to women with ovarian, uterine, cervical,vaginal, and vulvar cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. I have special training and expertise in surgical debulking of ovarian cancer and the use of minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of uterine and cervical cancer. In addition to surgery for gynecologic cancers, I have a special interest in the prevention and treatment of cervical and vulvar dysplasia and carcinoma in situ. My years of education and training -- including graduating with honors from Harvard University and receiving my M.D. degree from Columbia University, where I was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society -- have helped prepare me for the unique challenges of caring for women with cancer. I have received honors and awards including the first Malcolm X Memorial Scholarship from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the American Cancer Society's Clinical Oncology Career Development Award for my research in cervical cancer. I was named one of 'America's Leading Physicians' by Black Enterprise magazine in 2001 and 2008 and am listed in Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area 12th Edition by Castle Connolly in 2008. I work to improve the quality and delivery of cancer care to women on a national level through my healthcare policy and advocacy activities. I have or currently hold committee positions including Chairperson of the New York State Department of Health Ovarian Cancer Information Program Advisory Council, Advisor for Special Populations for the Gynecologic Oncology Group, Chair of the Government Relations Committee of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, and Delegate to the American Medical Association, where I am also Chair of the Cancer Caucus. In addition to taking care of women with cancer, my career is focused on the reduction and elimination of cancer health disparities experienced by medically underserved populations; and promoting public policy to increase awareness, improve care, and increase research funding for gynecologic and other cancers both locally and nationally.

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Dr. Carol Brown, MD is a gynecologic oncology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Brown is affiliated with Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center.

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    Dr. Brown's Care Philosophy

    I am a physician who is dedicated to improving the lives of women with gynecologic cancers. I am a board-certified gynecologic oncologist who, for more than 15 years, has used my skills as a surgeon to provide high-quality and compassionate care to women with ovarian, uterine, cervical,vaginal, and vulvar cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. I have special training and expertise in surgical debulking of ovarian cancer and the use of minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of uterine and cervical cancer. In addition to surgery for gynecologic cancers, I have a special interest in the prevention and treatment of cervical and vulvar dysplasia and carcinoma in situ. My years of education and training -- including graduating with honors from Harvard University and receiving my M.D. degree from Columbia University, where I was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society -- have helped prepare me for the unique challenges of caring for women with cancer. I have received honors and awards including the first Malcolm X Memorial Scholarship from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the American Cancer Society's Clinical Oncology Career Development Award for my research in cervical cancer. I was named one of 'America's Leading Physicians' by Black Enterprise magazine in 2001 and 2008 and am listed in Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area 12th Edition by Castle Connolly in 2008. I work to improve the quality and delivery of cancer care to women on a national level through my healthcare policy and advocacy activities. I have or currently hold committee positions including Chairperson of the New York State Department of Health Ovarian Cancer Information Program Advisory Council, Advisor for Special Populations for the Gynecologic Oncology Group, Chair of the Government Relations Committee of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, and Delegate to the American Medical Association, where I am also Chair of the Cancer Caucus. In addition to taking care of women with cancer, my career is focused on the reduction and elimination of cancer health disparities experienced by medically underserved populations; and promoting public policy to increase awareness, improve care, and increase research funding for gynecologic and other cancers both locally and nationally.

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    •  Board certified in Gynecological Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • Gynecological Oncology
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Endometriosis
    • Fallopian Tube Cancer
    • Female Infertility
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Mastodynia
    • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Nausea
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Scleroderma
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Thrombosis
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal Cancer
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vulvar Cancer
    • Yeast Infections

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

      Graduated in 1986

    • Internship Hospital
      Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

      Completed in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

      Completed in 1990

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

      Completed in 1992

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Gynecologic Oncology

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
    • Birth Control
    • Cholesterol Screening
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colpopexy
    • Colposcopy
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Endocervical Curettage
    • Excision of Cervix
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Rh Incompatibility Screening
    • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Thyroid Screening
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Vaginectomy
    • Vulvectomy
    • Wound Repair