Dr. Matthew Brown, MD

Dr. Matthew Brown, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Matthew Brown, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1996 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and allergy & immunology.

3901 Ingersoll Ave

Des Moines, IA 50312

Contact Information

(515) 274-9136

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Net
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Tonsillitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
very high
more than 95% of peers
Tonsillitis
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy & Immunology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

93  Conditions Treated

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45  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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 Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • 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

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

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 (4)

Dr. Brown is very quick and to the point,in but I’m not a person that loves spending hours in a doctors office. He answered all of my questions and corncerns regarding both myself and my son, and wait times are never long.
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My 91 year old father was scheduled to have his ears cleaned ultrasonically by a technician. The nurse took his blood pressure and it was 195/45. He asked Dr Brown if it was a concern. Dr Brown said it must be a mistake, and preceded to to clean his ear with a pick. He could have cared less. When...more
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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...more
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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...more
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