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Robert Brown, MD

  • Director, Respiratory Acute Care Unit
  • Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory


Accepting New Patients



Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine


Clinical Interests
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Sleep/Breathing Disorders
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing problems in persons with neuromuscular disorders
Medical Education
  • MD, McGill University
  • Residency, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital|Fellowship, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
Foreign Languages
  • French
  • Yiddish
  • 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
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group

Research & Publications

Research Summary
Respiratory dysfunction in spinal cord injury.
Pulmonary Function Testing
Brown R, DiMarco AF, Hoit JD, Garshick E. Respiratory dysfunction and management in spinal cord injury. Respiratory Therapy. 2006;51(8):853-870

Jain NB, Brown R, Tun CG, Gagnon D, Garshick E. Determinants of FEV1, FVC, and FEV1/FVC in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2006;87:1327-33

Stepp EL, Brown R, Tun CG, Gagnon DR, Jain NB, Garshick E. Determinants of lung volumes in chronic spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2008:89(8):1499-1506.

Stolzmann KL, Gagnon DR, Brown R, Tun CG, Garshick E. Longitudinal change in FEV1 and FVC in chronic spinal cord injury. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008(7)177:781-86.


Pulmonary and Critical Care
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-2189
Phone 2: 617-643-2790
Fax: 617-726-6878

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