Dr. Matthew R. Brown, MD

Accepting
New Patients

Dr. Matthew R. Brown, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Iowa Head & Neck, PC 3901 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312 Get Directions
(515) 274-9136

Learn about this Doctor

Also accepts the following insurances: Midlands Choice Principal Private Health Care Systems   Read More

Dr. Brown's Experience

97Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Brown's experience matches your preferences.

2
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

Why It Matters: Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Otolaryngologynull
97
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

47
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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

  • 0
    Board Actions

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

    Languages Spoken

    Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

    Languages Spoken

      Visiting Dr. Brown

      Dr. Brown accepts 17 insurance carriers

      View all insurance carriers

      17 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Aetna
      • Assurant Health
      • Beech Street (Multiplan)
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Coventry Health Care
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • HAP Insurance
      • Health Net
      • Humana
      • Medicaid
      • MultiPlan
      • Principal Financial Group
      • Principal Life
      • Tricare
      • UnitedHealthCare
      • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

      *Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment

      /* /.overlay-container */}

      Affiliated Hospitals

      Hospital Quality

      Check out the quality of care at the 6 hospitals where Dr. Brown has admitting privileges.

      Hospital Quality Awards

      ×

      Reviewing Dr. Brown

      Dr. Brown's Review Details
      4.2 based on 15 responses
      Help millions around the nation find the right doctor by sharing your experience with your doctor.
      Key Survey Insights
      • Trustworthiness
         (15)
      • Helpfulness
         (15)
      • Staff
         (15)
      • Scheduling
         (15)
      Experience with Dr. Brown
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (15)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (15)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (15)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (15)
      Dr. Brown's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (15)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (15)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (15)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (12)
      Have you seen Dr. Brown?
      Are you Dr. Brown? Post a response on your personalized profile.

      Compare Dr. Brown

      Compare this Doctor

      View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

      View all 56 matches
      ×

      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Allergy & Immunology

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Brown's Board Certifications

      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Pharyngitis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Acute Tonsillitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
      • Allergies
      • Animal Allergies
      • Asthma
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Broken Nose
      • Bronchitis
      • Cancer
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic Laryngitis
      • Chronic Pharyngitis
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Chronic Tonsillitis
      • Cleft Lip
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Cough
      • Deafness
      • Dermatitis
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Ear Infection
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • ENT Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Eye Infections
      • Facial Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Geographic Tongue
      • Gum Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hearing Loss
      • Hives
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Jaw Fracture
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngitis
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
      • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
      • Meniere's Disease
      • Nasal Obstruction
      • Nasal Polyp
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral Cancer
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Otitis Media
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Pollen Allergy
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Rash
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Sinus Disorders
      • Sinusitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Skin Infections
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Snoring
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
      • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Pain
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Tinnitus
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Tongue-Tie
      • Tonsillitis
      • Toxic Effect of Venom
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Vocal Cord Polyp

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
      • Adenoidectomy
      • Allergy Shots
      • Allergy Skin Testing
      • Allergy Testing
      • Allergy Treatment
      • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Balloon Sinuplasty
      • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
      • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
      • Dacryocystorhinostomy
      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
      • ENT Surgery
      • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
      • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
      • Glossectomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Lip, Excision or Resection
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Myringotomy
      • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
      • Nasal Surgery
      • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
      • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Sleep Apnea Surgery
      • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Tear Duct Surgery
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroid Surgery
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
      • Wound Repair

      Background Check

      • n/a
        Malpractice Claims not available

        Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

      • 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.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

        Graduated in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        University Iowa Hosps and Clinics

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        What is a recognized doctor
      • Media & Publications

        Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
      ×

      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 Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
      ×

      Why Does Experience Matter?

      Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

      ×

      Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Brown

      Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

      Dr. Brown's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Brown

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
      ×

      Dr. Brown's Care Philosophy

      Also accepts the following insurances: Midlands Choice Principal Private Health Care Systems