Dr. Brown completed his medical training at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He relocated to the United Stated in 1988 and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the Jersey City Medical Center followed by a six-year residency in General Surgery through a Yale University affiliate. During his surgical residency, he spent one year researching the viability of cryopreserved skin at the Yale University Skin Bank and Burn Unit, for which he won numerous awards. He completed his training with a two-year fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery through Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Brown is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a distinction held by few plastic surgeons. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and many local and regional plastic surgery societies.
Dr. Brown established his solo practice in Connecticut in 1999 where he has privileges at St. Mary’s and Waterbury Hospitals. He performs the majority of his procedures in Connecticut at the Naugatuck Valley Surgery Center. Since 2010, he has divided his time between his Connecticut and Manhattan practices. In Manhattan, Dr. Brown is the Director of Plastic Surgery at the prestigious Laser and Skin Surgery Center of New York, founded by the world-renowned dermatologist, Dr. Roy Geronemus. He holds privileges at Lenox Hill Hospital. Feeling strongly about the education of the next generation of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Brown instructs the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residents at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.
In his spare time, Dr. Brown treasures spending time with his family and friends. He is a talented chef, avid reader and a dedicated runner. He completed the NYC Marathon in 2015.
Our team has worked together for many years, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere in the office. We take great pride in our reputation for delivering the finest care to our patients. Each member of our team has extensive knowledge of the products and services we offer and will readily share their personal experiences with cosmetic procedures. Our goal is to welcome you, educate you and provide you with the highest degree of attention with every visit to our practice.
Carolyn has been integral to the success of the practice since its inception in 1999, overseeing both its administrative and clinical aspects. With over twenty years of nursing experience, Carolyn brings an additional perspective to the practice. This background provides the basis for her individualized approach to helping our patients to age gracefully. Carolyn provides non-surgical services including Botox, Dermal Fillers and Kybella treatments, as well as Microneedling and Laser Hair Removal. She places a strong emphasis on achieving natural results to help our patients look and feel their best.
Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Business Administration. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing at Yale University (APRN). She is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses as well as the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists. She has been certified by Allergan as a Facial Aesthetics Injector. She is a former Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Nurse.