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Dr. Jeffrey A. Brown

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Jeffrey A. Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S. is from Boston, Massachusetts, attended The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his residency training in neurosurgery at The University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics. Before coming to New York he was Professor of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, where he was selected as one of America’s top doctors in the 2003-2004 editions of the Castle Connolly Directory. Dr. Brown is the Neurosurgery Director of the Winthrop-University Hospital CyberKnife® Program and Chief of Neurosurgery at Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre, New York.

Dr. Brown has published 50 articles in peer-reviewed neurosurgery journals. Topics include the treatment of chronic pain, especially facial pain, and also spinal, vascular, tumor and trauma neurosurgery. He has also edited a book on facial pain and has been invited to speak, direct or participate in more than 100 state, regional, national and international conferences. He has also served as one of eight elected members of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons as well as serving as chair of the Joint Section on Pain of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the two major societies representing organized neurosurgery.

Since his arrival in New York, Dr. Brown has been included in Castle Connolly’s list of top doctors in New York in each ensuing year. In recognition of his long-term interest in the treatment of complex facial pain syndromes, he is the Eastern Regional Chair of the Medical Advisory Board of the TNA-Facial Pain organization, an international support group for patients with Facial Pain.

Publications and Book Chapters Published

Brown JA and Canavero S: Introduction, in Canavero S (Ed) Textbook of Cortical Brain Stimulation, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Munich/Boston, 1-6, 2014

Brown JA: “Percutaneous Balloon Compression” In Burchiel KJ, editor. Surgical Management  of Pain (2cnd), Thieme Medical Publishers, NY, NY 2015

Jeffrey A. Brown, MD is the senior author of a chapter “Percutaneous Balloon Compression for Trigeminal Neuralgia” in the text “Surgical Management of Pain” 2nd Edition editor Kim Burchiel, MD.  Co authors are Nathaniel Stetson, MD and Cletus Cheyua, Phd
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Brown, Jeffrey A, "The Neurosurgical Treatment of Neuropathic Facial Pain" in Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, Eds. Levine, H and Setzen M, Vol 47 (2), pp343-349, April 2014
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Brown Jeffrey A, "Motor Cortex Stimulation for Central and Neuropathic Pain", for Starr PA, Barbaro NM and Larson PS (Eds) Neurosurgical Operative Atlas, Second Edition, Functional Neurosurgery, Thieme, New York, New York, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Rolling Meadows, IL, 131-134, 2008
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Interview video with Jeffrey A. Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S.

“Life Altering.”
The Minimally Invasive Treatment Used to Relieve a Patient’s Facial Pain was “Life Altering." -
Patient Walter Jaypak | read story



Dr. Brown is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Winthrop University Hospital
  • South Nassau Communities Hospital
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Huntington Hospital
  • Plainview Hospital
  • Franklin Hospital
  • Glen Cove Hospital
  • Syosset Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • St Joseph's Hospital


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