Dr. Stephen Brown, MD

Dr. Stephen Brown, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Stephen Brown, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of Cincinnati / Main Campus in 1982 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

1300 N 12th St Ste 304

Phoenix, AZ 85006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Fissure
very high
more than 91% of peers
Anal Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Brown's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "I strive to treat all my patients with the highest level of expertise and compassion and treat them as I would treat my family."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors

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

  • Hillsdale College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Med College Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Brown's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Brown is a life changer. After living in excruciating pain for 3 months and trying every medication available, surgery was my last and only option. To further complicate matters, I'm on blood thinners, so it's not something I could just do. I had to get approval from the hematologist, first....more
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Dr Brown did a great job. He kept me well informed and made me feel safe and confident.
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As we were traveling through AZ, I had an emergent need for a Colon Rectal surgeon recommended by Medtronics. We were in Phoenix and learned that there was only one surgeon in the entire state matching the parameters and it was Dr. Brown. He saw me right away and his surgery scheduler worked...more
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the best out there very awsome he saved me i highey recommend
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I trust Dr. Browns judgement 100 %, Colen cancer runs in my family. I called on the phone, had an emergency, was seen the next day and had outpatient surgery the day after that. I'm going in for my third procedure with him next month, he is a pleasure to see not like my last specialist, who was...more
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