Dear Dr. Brown.
Thank you so much for making my surgery experience so calming and welcoming. You put in way more time than you need to, but for patients like me, it makes all the difference. I’ve never had a medical experience quite like the one you provide. Please don’t every retire. the world will miss you too much.
To T or not to T? That is a great question.
I care for many athletes with sports hernias and classic hernias. Athletes always want to take advantage of ways to improve their recovery and strength. So I often get questions about testosterone. Testosterone is a key hormone that helps maintain a healthy body in both men and women. We will only deal with the male half of the discussion today. Once a man hits 40 years old the production of testosterone slowly decreases. This can result in loss of muscle mass, weaker bones, less energy, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, memory loss, depression, and more. Testosterone replacement can be a great help, and older men with symptoms should consider testosterone replacement therapy.
Before you start therapy you need to be evaluated by your doctor. He or she will perform a careful history and physical examination and blood tests. This…
Dear Dr Brown.
Our apologies for the delay in reaching out to you. We wanted to send our sincere thanks for the outstanding care that you have provided for our son Jason. Finally, after several years of pain and multiple misdiagnosis you have given him his life back. We speak with him often and he is sounding better every day. We can never thank you enough.
Young Girl after appendectomy with her bunny “Luna”
I feel blessed and have long wanted to give back to those in need. My daughter had been on 4 other humanitarian missions in Haiti, Uganda, Honduras and India. She finally talked me into joining her. In July, my daughter (an ER nurse at Stanford University Hospital) and I went to Chone, Ecuador to serve on a humanitarian mission at The General Hospital. In 2016, the original hospital collapsed during a devastating earthquake and now the people of Chone are served in tents and mobile buildings. Patients often wait 6 months to see a surgeon and another 6 months to have their operation. When we arrived, patients were already waiting under a tarp outside to see us. My office was a tent, luckily with air conditioning! The operating room was better than I expected and was located in one of the portable…
Dr. Brown strongly feels that since the risk of chronic pain from the mesh is so much higher than the recurrence rate, that hernias should be repaired without mesh.
Learn more about Dr. Brown’s approach to hernia repair without mesh, contact Dr. Brown today.
Read: Mesh or No Mesh Hernia Repair.
Thank you so very much for your kind manner and surgical skills in regard to my surgery on June 22, 2019. My experience with you has been nothing but excellent and top notch. Thanks so much again. Catch up with you soon.