Dr. Tommy A. Brown, MD

Dr. Tommy A. Brown, MD

Surgical Oncology | Male | 52 years old

Tommy Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board-certified general surgeon who is fellowship-trained as a surgical oncologist. He has a special interest in gastrointestinal-hepatobiliary oncology and has practiced advanced surgical cancer care since 1999. Dr. Brown cares for his patients with the same care and compassion he provides his own family. Believing there is always hope for improvement and cure, Dr. Brown provides the best surgical care possible using evidence-based medicine and a team approach.Read more

Franciscan Surgical Associates at St. Joseph
1708 Yakima Ave Ste 105
Tacoma, WA 98405 Get Directions
Accepting new patients

Learn about this doctor

Personal Bio

Tommy Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board-certified general surgeon who is fellowship-trained as a surgical oncologist. He has a...Read more

Dr. Brown's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Brown's experience matches your preferences.

2
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

17
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

8
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Brown

Dr. Brown accepts 1 insurance carrier

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Brown has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards

×

Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
4.8
based on 12 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (12)
  • Helpfulness
     (12)
  • Staff
     (12)
  • Scheduling
     (12)
Experience with Dr. Brown
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (12)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (12)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (12)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (12)
Dr. Brown's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (12)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (12)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (12)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (9)
Open Full Survey+
Auburn, WA |
Dr. Brown is the kind of Dr. you can only dream about having if you are faced with surgery. He is straight talking and a great listener! His sense of humor really helps to put you at ease.
in Gig Bonney Lke, WA |
What an efficient and friendly office! I have been to more then a few Drs recently and I was so impressed by this one! He addressed other problems I was having that weren't even related to my condition I was being seen for. He took the time to explain how my medication worked which is something others had never done. I would trust him to do surgery when needed.
in Shelton, wa |
An amazing surgeon and man. We are currently working with Dr Brown with my husbands pancreatic cancer, and resent whipple surgery, this is about the worst thing to deal with in life. We consider Dr. Btown the Best in Washington State for this surgery.
in Tacoma, WA |
Dr. Brown's skill and service was far beyond our expectations! Wonderful man and care team.
Puyallup, WA |
I hope that none of my family or friends need the experience and skill of Dr Brown but if anyone ever does, I would recommend Dr Brown and his staff without any hesitation. He got my case on Friday morning- saw me Friday afternoon.. and surgery was scheduled for Monday night. We are very thankful that Dr Brown was our surgeon and his staff is very skilled, helpful and kind.
Tacoma |
Dr Brown is a very caring doctor. I have been to the hospital with my mother for a few surgeries and i have never had a Doctor ask if he could pray for us not only before he conducts the procedure but in general.Dr. Brown goes the extra mile to make sure all our question were answered. I will recommend him to anyone whom need assistance with cancer etc.
Have you seen Dr. Tommy A. Brown, MD?
Are you Dr. Brown?
Respond to your reviews and manage your personalized profile today!
Post your response

Dr. Brown says...

Tommy Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board-certified general surgeon who is fellowship-trained as a surgical oncologist.  He has a special interest in gastrointestinal-hepatobiliary oncology and has practiced advanced surgical cancer care since 1999.

Dr. Brown cares for his patients with the same care and compassion he provides his own family.  Believing there is always hope for improvement and cure, Dr. Brown provides the best surgical care possible using evidence-based medicine and a team approach.

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 Surgical Oncology
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • n/a
    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Background Check

Why It Matters: Dr. Brown's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Biliary Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Madigan Army Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Madigan Army Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Fox Chase Cancer Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Oklahoma

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Brown does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Brown and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Liver Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted