Dr. Matthew Brown, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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Age 47
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Dr. Matthew Brown, MD
Dr. Matthew Brown, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Des Moines, IA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Brown is affiliated with Broadlawns Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Methodist West Hospital, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center - West Lakes and Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines.

ENT Office

3901 Ingersoll Ave

Des Moines, IA 50312

Contact Information

(515) 274-9136

Dr. Matthew Brown, MD

Dr. Matthew Brown, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • 3 More

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Care Philosophy

Also accepts the following insurances: Midlands Choice Principal Private Health Care Systems
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Dr. Brown's Experience

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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
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy & Immunology
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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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
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • 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

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Procedures

  • 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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus 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

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Background Check

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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

  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
3.7
based on 21 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Brown's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Des Moines, Iowa |
This place is BEYOND awful. The staff and especially Dr. Matt Brown. I simply called to get medical information regarding my step daughter, and the office COULD NOT give me a simple yes or no as to if she (stepdaughter) even still had both her tubes in her ears as I called to get her surgery scheduled the week before and was advised she did not have any tubes per the staff. As Dr. Brown returned to the office, he not only called me back to advise he had answered all my medical questions, but if
in Des Moines, Iowa |
Dr Brown and his allergy staff are awesome! However, the gal at the front desk is rude and grumpy. I just called to see what time my appointment was today because I forgot. After I said ok, thank you, she hung up. No "good bye". No "we will see you at 1". She just hung up. When you go in there to check in, she looks grumpy, acts grumpy, she IS grumpy and rude! Find someone else to represent your office. Not the first thing people want to see when they want in.
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Dr. Brown accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Choice
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
    Open Choice
    Open Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    PPO Next PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Federal Employee Program
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
    Open Access HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network EPO
    PHCS Network POS
    PHCS Network PPO
    PHCS Open Access PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
    Choice
    Choice Plus
    Choice Plus EPO
    Choice Plus HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    Choice Plus PPO
    Commercial HMO
    Golden Rule HMO
    Golden Rule POS
    Golden Rule PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Options EPO
    Options POS
    Options PPO
    Select Plus EPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select Plus POS
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Brown has admitting privileges

Broadlawns Medical Center
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA 50314
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Iowa Lutheran Hospital
700 E University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
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Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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Mercy Medical Center - West Lakes
1755 59th Pl
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Methodist West Hospital
1660 60th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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