Marc Brown, MD

Marc Brown, MD

Guest Speaker

Dr. Marc Brown received his undergraduate degree in 1975 from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, N.Y. and received his MD degree from Georgetown University in 1979. Dr. Brown completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY in 1982. He then worked for the National Health Service Corps for two years. In 1987, he completed his residency training in dermatology and a fellowship in cutaneous surgery and oncology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

In 1989 Dr. Brown joined the Dermatology Department at the University of Rochester and became the first Director of the Division of Dermatologic Surgery, Oncology and Mohs Surgery. He also has appointments in the departments of Otolaryngology and Oncology. In 1997 he was appointed Residency Program Director and served in that position for seven years. In 1998 Dr. Brown organized the Multidisciplinary Melanoma Practice. He was promoted to Professor of Dermatology (with tenure) and Oncology in 2000. Leadership positions include the following: President, New York State Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery; Secretary – Treasurer, American College of Mohs Surgery; President, American College of Mohs Surgery; board member, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology; President, Association of Academic Dermatology Surgeons; board member, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery;. President, International Transplant Skin Cancer Coalition: Secretary Treasurer, Buffalo Rochester Dermatology Society; President, Rochester Dermatology Society;

Professional Committees include: (1) AAD: Advisory Board, Skin Cancer Committee, Diversity Committee, Melanoma Committee; (2) American College of Mohs Surgery: Finance Committee, Task Force on Cost Effectiveness, Scientific Planning Committee; (3) ASDS: Education Exchange Work Group, Committee on Public Information; (4) ITSCC: Melanoma Work Group, (5) AADS: Fellowship Exam Committee.

Dr. Brown has served on the surgical editorial board for The Archives of Dermatology and Journal of Dermatologic Surgery. He has lectured extensively at national meetings primarily on cutaneous oncology and reconstruction. He has published 56 articles and one book. His areas of interest and expertise include Mohs surgery, reconstruction, melanoma, high risk squamous cell carcinoma and unusual cutaneous tumors.

He has been married for 36 years to Susan Taylor-Brown, Ph.D., M.P.H. A retired college professor, Susan now focuses her energy on skiing and horses. They have two children, David and Marian, both working in Boston for non for profits. In his leisure time, Dr. Brown enjoys tennis, hiking in the Rocky Mountains, and skiing (if he wants to see his family).

Dr. Brown presents at the following Maui Derm events: