Dr. Russell Brown, MD

Dr. Russell Brown, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Russell Brown, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 2004 and specializes in surgical oncology, general surgery, and more.Read his story

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • 31 More

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 92% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Brown's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "Dr. Russell Brown earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center School of Medicine located in Houston, TX. He then completed a General Surgery Residency at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation. Dr. Brown went on to complete a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Louisville. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. "

8  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

78  Conditions Treated


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70  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Pancreas Resection
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Open Adrenal Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Robotic-Assisted Pancreas Resection
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Whipple Procedure


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Ochsner Clin-Ochsner Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

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Dr. Brown's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Highly recommend Dr. Brown. He done the whipple procedure on me on May 11th 2017. I have nothing but praise for the way things have turned out.
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