Dr. James Brown, MD

Dr. James Brown, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. James Brown, MD is a dermatologist in Detroit, MI and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in dermatology.

22151 Moross Rd Ste 234

Detroit, MI 48236

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Zurich

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hair Loss
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "The office prides itself on expediency (frequently problems can be taken care of in one visit), cost effectiveness, compassion and excellent care. Dr. Brown has been voted Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Doc in Dermatology in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Dr. Brown is interested in preventing disease and difficult diagnostic and therapeutic problems."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

54  Conditions Treated


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21  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Hutzel Hospital Wayne Affil Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Henry Ford Dermatolgy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Doc/Dermatology, 2006,08,09
Media & Publications

Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
64 total reviews (31 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

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  • 1

Dr. Brown's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (31)

Easy to schedule, friendly support staff, always an interesting experience, and he is really good to boot. Takes the time to make you feel comfortable with your treatment plan while still maintaining his appointment schedule. My previous dermatologist would be as much as 1 1/2 hours behind...more
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I have been going to Dr James Brown a long time. And have always like him Well let me tell you I saw him today , because I have a lump on my hand. He looked at it and said I think you should see a hand surgeon. So he gave me a Doctor to call. My office call is fifty dollars...more
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I love this Dr. and his staff. I retired to Pennsylvania some time ago and was delighted that I got an appointment on a recent trip to visit it my son. Can't compare his attention to detail.
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Dr Brown was so patient and informative. I was able to get squeezed in to an appointment. He is very caring and thorough. I would trust no one else better than I trust his expertise!
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Dr. Brown is the best dermatologist. Brilliant and gives excellent advice and treatment. I wish more doctors were like him!
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