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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

I strive to treat all my patients with the highest level of expertise and compassion and treat them as I would treat my family.

Biography

Dr. Stephen Brown, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Brown is affiliated with Banner - Unviersity Medical Center Phoenix.

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

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based on 21 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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 Reviews (3)
in Green Cove Springs, FL |
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 wonders to expedite my surgery. Dr. Brown is technically excellent, was unhurried and put our minds at ease regarding my situation. I highly recommend him and his office staff should be the Gold Standard.
Cottonwood, AZ |
the best out there very awsome he saved me i highey recommend
in New York, NY |
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 also outstanding, but uncomfortable to work with.
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Dr. Brown's Care Philosophy

I strive to treat all my patients with the highest level of expertise and compassion and treat them as I would treat my family.

Dr. Brown's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Ulcer

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Cincinnati / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Ohio

    Completed in 1988

    UMDNJ

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Hillsdale College

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • 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