David F. M. Brown, M.D. is Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also a Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
- Centers & Specialties
- Clinical Interests
- Acute coronary syndromes
- Cardiovascular emergencies
- Emergency Medicine administration
- Emergency medicine education
- Medical Education
- MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Board Certifications
- Emergency Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
- Beech Street
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
- Cigna (PAL #'s)
- Fallon Community HealthCare
- Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
- Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
- Humana/Choice Care PPO
- Medicare - ACD
- Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
- Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
- OSW - Connecticut
- OSW - Maine
- OSW - New Hampshire
- OSW - New York
- OSW - Rhode Island
- OSW - Vermont
- Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
- Railroad Medicare
- Railroad Medicare - ACD
- Senior Whole Health
- Tufts Health Plan
- United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
- United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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- Patient Age Group
- Adult and Pediatric
Dr. David Brown is Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at MGH. Dr. Brown graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He then completed his internship and residency at MGH. He is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Brown is an active clinician-teacher-administrator. Dr. Brown has led new initiatives for the MGH ED, including the implementation of electronic patient tracking, electronic physician order entry and documentation, and the redesign of patient triage and screening.
Dr. Brown is noted for the creation and editing of the monthly Case Presentation section of the Journal of Emergency Medicine, numerous textbook chapters, primarily on topics related to cardiovascular emergencies, and his role as chief cardiovascular editor for the widely accessed emergency medicine on-line text published by WebMD. He is also the author of a recently published textbook, "Rapid Interpretation of ECGs in Emergency Medicine."
- Research Summary
Dr. Brown's research interests include cardiovascular emergencies, most notably acute coronary syndromes, resuscitation, and airway management, as well as utilization of imaging in the ED. He also leads a research team focused on ED efficiency, safety, and process flow. He is the author of more than 150 peer reviewed manuscripts.
Dr. David Brown is the author of more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and chapters, and he lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to cardiovascular emergencies, his primary area of academic interest.
The MGH is now accepting applications for the 119th Boston Marathon, which will be held on April 20, 2015.
Jeffrey S. Flier, MD, dean of the Faculty of Medicine at HMS, announced in August, that after an in-depth review, HMS will establish a new academic Department of Emergency Medicine effective Oct. 1.
David Brown, MD, current vice chair of the MGH Department of Emergency Medicine, has been selected as the department’s next chief.
Each year, more than 90,000 patients come to the MGH for care through the Emergency Department (ED).
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