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Dr. John Brown, MD

Thoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Brown

Dr. John Brown, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in thoracic surgery and congenital cardiac surgery.


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Dr. Brown accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Dr. Brown's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Congenital Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
Congenital Heart Defects
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Heart Disease more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Brown's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Brown, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in thoracic surgery and congenital cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1974
National Heart Lung Blood Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1972
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Residency Hospital
1971
University Mich Hospital
Internship Hospital
1970
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1974
1972
1971
1970

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Dr.Brown has performed 5 open heart surgeries on our daughter from age of birth to 24 years we recommend him and we fully trust him to make decision's in the OR room during surgery as needed more than pleased with him as he has given her a better and long life.Today was her final open heart surgery...Read More
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Dr.Brown...You performed an open heart surgery for my mother,Cynthia,in 1999 and saved her life.You just performed another open heart surgery just a week ago,and saved her life again!!!You are an angel,and from Cynthia's family,A million thank you's are not enough.I will be,and our family will...Read More
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I cannot even begin to express the gratitude we have for Dr. John Brown. He has done 5 open heart surgeries on our son beginning at 4 months old. I know many Dr.s both personally and professionally and have yet to meet a more talented or compassionate Doctor. He sets the bar so incredibly high....Read More
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Dr. Brown is a wonderful surgeon. He did my now wifes heart surgery when she was 4, and now 21 years later he has saved her life again. Dr. Brown is very knowledgeable and explains procedures and the way the heart works very well. I would not have wanted to trust my wifes life with anyone else.
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