Dr. Mark S. Brown, MD

Dr. Mark S. Brown, MD

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Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Male | 49 years old

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Memberships Member of ASOPRS Medical Association of Alabama Mobile Medical County Ameican Academy of OphthalmologyRead more

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Mark S. Brown, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist and a member of ASOPRS (American Society of Ophthalmic...Read more

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
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based on 36 total surveys (11 with reviews)
Dr. Brown's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (11)
in Gulfport, MS |
Dr Mark Brown found the problem with my eye that 2 other Drs could not. He is by far the best and I would highly recommend him.
in Fairhope, AL |
When I started losing vision in one eye due to Graves Disease I saw several doctors before being referred to Dr. Brown for ocular decompression surgery. All the words and tests that went before led to more questions and more tests and I was terrified. Then Dr. Brown told me I was in the right place and outlined a course of treatment; I knew I was in the right place at that moment. The coming months brought multiple surgeries and treatments and now I can see again. Trust this physician!
in Mobile, AL |
I've had two procedures performed by Dr. Brown. He has always been very professional and attentive to my needs. I'm one of those patients that ask a 1000 questions and Dr. Brown will take the time to answer every last one. I highly recommend Dr. Brown.
in Mobile, AL |
He settled on what he thought was the problem very quickly and did surgery that did not fix the issue. Poor follow up. I eventually treated my eyelid issue effectively myself by searching online. Not impressed.
in Robertsdale, AL |
I had a droopy left eyelid. After some initial test at Dr. Brown's office, he recommended eyelid surgery. Right away after surgery, my eyelids looked very symmetrical. I just had a small amount of swelling around my lids and my eyes felt a little dry for about 6 weeks but they healed up beautifully. I'm very satisfied with the way my eyes look and my vision is much improved also.
in Mobile, AL |
Great experience. Dr. Brown was able to identify the problem and provide corrective treatment of an issue I've had for years. My previous doctor was unable to resolve. I highly recommend Dr. Brown.
in Wilmer, AL |
Dr, Brown was patient and helpful with recommendations and honest about potential results. I'm very pleased with the results he achieved.
in Citronelle ala |
Dr Brown was the only doc that I have seen. That took the time to find out my issues. I have been to several eye docs in the past 3 yers. And he fixed my problem.I am so grateful for doctors like him and his staff. Thank you Dr Mark Brown.
in Mobile AL |
Enlightening and spiritual
in Mobile, AL |
I was given a full description of my eye problem and details of eye surgery needed.
in Mobile, AL |
Pleasant, helpful and great chairside manner
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Dr. Brown says...

  • Mark S. Brown, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist and a member of ASOPRS (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons) fellowship-trained surgeon with offices in Mobile, Alabama and Biloxi Mississippi.

  • His specialty of Eye Plastics or Oculoplastics is a sub specialty of Ophthalmology, requiring training in both plastic & reconstructive surgery and ophthalmology. 

  • Trained in Chicago Illinois, (with Dr. Allen Putterman) in association with the University of Illinois. 

Dr. Brown's Care Philosophy

Memberships

  • Member of ASOPRS
  • Medical Association of Alabama
  • Mobile Medical County
  • Ameican Academy of Ophthalmology

Dr. Brown says...

Dr. Brown completed a residency in ophthalmology at New York University, medical training at Tufts University School of Medicine, and undergraduate education at Harvard College.

  • Chief Resident (Ophthalmology) New York University Hospital, Manhattan V.A. Hospital, Bellevue Hospital New York City, NY. Residency (Ophthalmology) New York University Hospital, Manhattan V.A. Hospital, Bellevue Hospital New York City, NY. Internship (Medicine) Mount Auburn Hospital, A Harvard Teaching Hospital Boston, MA. M.D. Tufts University School of Medicine. A.B. Harvard College. Biology, cum laude Postgraduate Training
  • On the faculty of two medical schools, Dr. Mark Brown has published numerous scientific papers and chapters, and is well qualified to perform cosmetic surgery involving eyelids, eyebrow, cheeks and lacrimal (tear) system, or treat a wide range of eye-related complications from previous surgeries. Blepharoplasty

Dr. Brown says...

Brow lifts ( direct, indirect)Face and Cheek lifts ( Facelift &, Midface lift)Injections with botulinum for facial wrinkles or blepharospasmOrbital reconstruction following facial traumaSurgeries for Grave's disease (thyroid)Management of orbital tumorsUpper & lower eyelid blepharoplasty ("eye lift")Repair of ptosis (drooping eyelids), eyelift, plastic surgery eyelid, eyelid surgeryEvaluation of eyelid laxity, malposition &lagophthalmo

Dr. Brown's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharophimosis - Ptosis - Syndactyly - Mental Retardation
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Graves' Disease
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Auburn Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    New York University

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery