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David Brown

David R. Brown, MD, MPH

  • About Me

    Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine                            at Dartmouth College

    College / University Name: Boston College

    Major / Specialty: Psychology

    Degree: BA

    Medical Areas of Interest

    Global surgery and public health, rural surgery, health policy, trauma/critical care

    Scholarly Activity:

    Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
    Streeper NM, Galida M, Boltz S, Li S, Nakada SY, Raffin EP, Brown DR, Pais VM, Chan JY, Scotland KB, Chew BH, Penniston KL. “Is Stone-Free Status After Surgical Intervention for Kidney Stones Associated with Better Health-Related Quality of Life? – A Multicenter Study from the North American Stone Quality of Life Consortium.” Urology, (accepted September 21, 2020, published online December 5, 2020)

    D.R. Brown, C.P. Burney, G. Nevil, P.J. Gray, M.A. Eid, M.J. Sorensen. Extreme Elevation of IOPTH: a retrospective analysis. QuickShot Presentation at the 17th annual Academic Surgical Congress, February 2022.

    Raffin, E, Brown, D, Pais, V. Non-obstructing renal stones and their effect on stone-related quality of life.
    Geisel School of Medicine Research Poster Presentation Night, 2019.

    Career Plans:
    Likely trauma/critical care, working internationally to train surgery residents in low resource settings, working in healthcare policy to make systems more patient centered and provider friendly

    Interests & Hobbies

    Hiking, camping, swimming, snowboarding, reading, and learning about other cultures

    Why Utah?

    I chose Utah because:  Residents are well supported, high operative volume, global surgery opportunities, and close proximity to the great outdoors




    Los Gatos, CA, USA