Dr. Robert Brown, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 78
  
Dr. Brown

Pulmonary Unit

55 Fruit St Fl 2 Boston, MA 02114

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(617) 643-2790

Dr. Robert Brown, MD is a Pulmonologist in Boston, MA and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Brown has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other specialists in his area. He graduated from McGill U, Fac Med medical school in 1969. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He is not accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Brown to book an appointment.


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Dr. Brown accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 98% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Brown performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Asthma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 99% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Brown performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Bronchiectasis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Bronchiectasis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 96% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Sleep Apnea more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Sleep Disorders more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Embolism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brown treats Pulmonary Embolism more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Brown treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

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Dr. Brown's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Biography

Dr. Robert Brown, MD is a Pulmonologist in Boston, MA and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Brown has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other special...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1976
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1973
Royal Victoria Hospital
Residency Hospital
1970
Royal Victoria Hospital
Internship Hospital
1969
McGill U, Fac Med
Medical School

Awards

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Practice

Pulmonary Unit55 Fruit St Fl 2 Boston, MA 02114
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Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)