David L. Brown, M.D. serves as an Associate Professor in the Section of Plastic Surgery at the University Michigan School of Medicine. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Brown received his M.D. degree from Vanderbilt University. He underwent General Surgery Residency training at the University of Cincinnati Hospitals and completed his Plastic Surgery Fellowship training at the University of Michigan. He received additional fellowship training in Reconstructive Microsurgery at St. Vincent's Hospital and the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia. He joined the faculty at the University of Michigan where he has been a full-time academic surgeon since 2001.
Dr. Brown is an active member of many national specialty societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, American Society for the Peripheral Nerve, and the Michigan Association of Plastic Surgeons. He is currently the Vice President of the American Society of Peripheral Nerve and Secretary-Treasurer of the Dingman Society and previously served as the President of the Michigan Academy of Plastic Surgeons, and Parliamentarian of the Plastic Surgery Research Council. Additionally, Dr. Brown authored a well-respected book of Plastic Surgery. The Michigan Manual of Plastic Surgery, as well as over 50 scientific journal articles and 8 book chapters, and has presented his work nationally and overseas.
Dr. Brown specializes in reconstruction of the face following cancer removal, peripheral nerve surgery, lymphedema surgery, esthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, cosmetic surgery, reconstructive microneurovascular surgery, and the care of difficult wound problems. He has a particular interest in the education of plastic surgeons, and has received honors and awards for his teaching.