Jeffrey Brown, F.A.C.S., F.A.A.N.S.

Dr. Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey A. Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.N.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 with additional training in Tokyo and Paris. 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.

During his career Dr. Brown has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed neurosurgery journals. Topics include the treatment of chronic pain, especially facial pain, 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 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, his colleagues elected him to be chair of the Medical Advisory Board of TNA-the Facial Pain organization, an international support group for patients with Facial Pain. He is currently editor of a textbook on the field of functional neurosurgery.

Publications and Book Chapters Published

Brown JA: “Percutaneous Balloon Compression for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Technique and Results” In Sekhar LN and Fessler RG (Eds) Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques Brain Vol. 2 (2cnd), Thieme Medical Publishers, NY, NY; 684-689, 2015

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 (more info…)

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 (more info…)

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  (more info…)

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Read his article published in the Acoustic Neuroma Association newsletter.


On June 27, Jeffrey A. Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.N.S. spoke at The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute in Hamilton, Bermuda, at the invitation of the Bermuda Police Service to officers and patients from the islands of Bermuda on the topic, “They say it isn’t TN: So what do I have and what do I do now?”


Dr. Jeffrey Brown wrote “Percutaneous Balloon Compression for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Technique and Results” published in the Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques Brain Vol. 2 (2cnd), Thieme Medical Publishers, NY, NY; 684-689, 2015


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