Dr. Scott Brown, MD

Dr. Scott Brown, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Scott Brown, MD is an urology specialist in La Mesa, CA. He graduated from University of Health Sciences and specializes in urology.Read his story

8851 Center Dr Ste 208

La Mesa, CA 91942

Contact Information

(619) 828-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Brown performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Brown's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "Dr. Scott L. Brown is a leading provider of urologic health care at his practice San Diego Urology Associates in La Mesa, CA. Dr. Brown offers treatment for testicular, prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer in addition to vasectomies and male and female urological care. Dr. Brown is also a specialist in endourology. Dr. Brown obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Miami in 1987 and went on to receive his Medical degree from University of Health Science's Chicago Medical School in 1993. He completed both a General Surgery and Urology residency at the Case Western Reserve University in 1995 and 1999, respectively. Dr. Brown has also completed a fellowship in Urology at the Virginia Mason Medical Center in 2000. He is certified by the American Board of Urology and the Medical Board of California. He is also an affiliate of the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association, the American Association of Clinical Urologists, the Illinois State Medical Society, and the Washington State Medical Society. At San Diego Urology Associates, Dr. Brown is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest level of care and works to ensure that his techniques and practices are the most advanced and most effective available. He strives to deliver compassionate, personalized care and tries to make a difference in the lives of each of his patients. His patients describe him as friendly, courteous, and professional. Dr. Brown and the entire staff of San Diego Urology Associates happily welcome all new patients to the practice, where most major forms of medical insurance are accepted."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "As a Sharp HealthCare-affiliated physician, I strive to make a difference every day and to deliver compassionate, personalized health care. I believe in working with my patients to provide the best treatment options and care possible for each individual. This is health care the way it should be."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

52  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Mason Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I think Dr. Brown is a great doctor. But I think he may be too busy. I was diagnosed with a mass on my kidney and needed a CT scan. The insurance company did not approve of the added procedures. I contacted the office to have the Doctor return my call 5 times from 10/2017 to 2/2018. No call. Then I...more
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Dr. Brown is an extremely good listener, exceptionally caring and very good at diagnosing. I think he has all the qualities I'm looking for in a doctor. I have been seeing him for several years and I'm highly satisfied.
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Terrible. The office forgot to send the new patient paper work and lost my information. Then I saw a Nurse Practitioner who had only been with that office a short while. She had to call the doctor several times as she didn't know what to do. She then recommended several unnecessary tests, all...more
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