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Dr. Clarence BrownClarence William Brown Jr., is a Board Certified Dermatologist, Mohs Micrographic Surgery Specialist, and the Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery at Advanced Skin and Mohs Surgery Center. Residing in Chicago since 1995, he completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals, and his residency in dermatology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center. Dr. Brown completed a skin cancer fellowship in Mohs Micrographic and Reconstructive Surgery at Baptist Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

Upon completion, Dr. Brown returned to Chicago, creating a center devoted to skin cancer diagnosis and treatment: ADVANCED SKIN AND MOHS SURGERY CENTER. In August 2001, Dr. Brown accepted the position as Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery at RUSH University Medical Center where he worked jointly with ADVANCED SKIN AND MOHS SURGERY CENTER.

In 2009, Dr. Brown opened a new office in St. Joseph, Michigan, bringing the highest quality of care detecting and treating skin cancer to the communities of Southwest Michigan.  Currently Dr. Brown serves as medical director for both the Chicago, Illinois and Saint Joseph, Michigan branches of ADVANCED SKIN AND MOHS SURGERY CENTER.

Dr. Brown is certified by the American Board of Dermatology, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, is a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, the sole professional organization of physicians who have extensive training and experience in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

In addition, Dr. Brown is a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the Michigan Medical Society, the Illinois State Medical Society, having served on the Board of Trustees; member of the Chicago Medical Society, having served as Secretary and President. In addition, Dr. Brown has served on numerous committees and task-forces for these organizations.

 

Clarence William Brown, Jr., MD

Cwbrownmd1@aol.com

 

2570 Niles Ave                                                                                  2800 N. Sheridan Rd.

St. Joseph, MI  49125                                                                       Skokie, IL  60610

P 269-985-0021                                                                                  P 773-281-0046

F 269-281-0281                                                                                  F 773-281-0228

 

Clinical Practice:

 

Advanced Skin and Mohs Surgery Center, Chicago, IL and  St. Joseph, MI

Medical and Surgical Director

Mohs Micrographic Surgery, 2000 – Present

 

Lincoln Park Dermatology, Chicago, Illinois

Part-time General Dermatology; 1997 – 2001, 2016- Present

 

St. Joseph Dermatology, St. Joseph, Michigan

Medical and Surgical Dermatology 2009 – 2016

 

University Dermatology, Darien and Skokie, Illinois

Medical and Surgical Dermatology 2009 – 2016

 

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Director of Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgery 2001 – 2009

Assistant Professor of Dermatology, 2001- 2009

Associate Program Director, 2004 – 2008

Coordinator of Clinical Operations, 2007 – 2009

 

Post Graduate Training:

 

Mohs Surgery Fellowship: July 1999 – June 2000

Baptist Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri

 

Dermatology Residency: July 1996 – June 1999

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

 

Internal Medicine Internship: June 1995 – June 1996

University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois

 

Education:

 

John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois,

Candidate for Juris Doctorate, 2018.

 

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

M.D.; May 1995

 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

B.S. in Chemical and Bio-Medical Engineering; May 1991

 

Board Certification:  October 1999 by the American Board of Dermatology

                                    October 2008 by the American Board of Dermatology

 

Publications:

 

Kahn SL, Podjasek JO, Dimitropoulos VA, Brown CW. Natural Rubber Latex Allergy, Disease-a-Month, 2016, 62(1): 1-18.

 

Kahn SL, Podjasek JO, Dimitropoulos VA, Brown CW. Excisional Debulking and Electrosurgery of Otophyma and Rhinophyma, Dermatologic Surgery, 2016 Jan; 42(1): 137-139.

 

Brown CW,  Dy LC. Eccrine Porocarcinoma. Dermatologic Therapy. 2008 Dec; 21(6): 433-438.

 

Brown CW.  Complications of Laser Surgery, In: James WD, Elston D. (Chief Eds.); eMedicine Dermatology.  St. Petersburgh: eMedicine Corporation, 2016.

 

Brown CW. Cherry Angiomas. In: James WD, Elston D. (Chief Eds.); eMedicine Dermatology. St. Petersburgh: eMedicine Corporation, 2016.

 

Brown CW. Pearly Penile Papules. In: James WD, Elston D. (Chief Eds.); eMedicine Dermatology.  St. Petersburgh: eMedicine Corporation, 2016.

 

Brown CW. Seabather’s Euuption. In: James WD, Elston D. (Chief Eds.); eMedicine Dermatology. St. Petersburgh: eMedicine Corporation, 2016.

 

Brown CW, O’Donoghue MN, Moore JA, Tharp M. Recalcitrant Molluscum Contagiosum in an mv Afflicted Male Treated Successfully with Topical Imiquimod. CUTIS. 2000; 27(4): 287-294.

 

Brown CW and Marschall SF. Lupus Erythematosus: Reading the Skin for Diagnostic Clues. Consultations in Primary Care, 1999; 39(4): 1173-1190.

 

Brown CW and Marschall SF. Connective Tissue Disease Update: Focus on Scleroderma. Consultations in Primary Care, 1999; 39(7): 2071-2082.

 

Brown CW and Marschall SF. Connective Tissue Disease Update: Focus on Dematomyositis. Consultations in Primary Care, 1999; 39(10): 2867-2875.

 

Brown CW and Deng JS. Thiazide Diuretics Induce Cutaneous Lupus-Like Adverse Reaction: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. J. of Clinical Toxicology, 1995; 33(6): 729-733.

 

Campbell T, Dimitropoulos VA, Brown CW. Successful Treatment of Eruptive Unilateral Angiokeratomas. Arch Dermatol. 2008 Dec; 144(12):1663-1664.

 

Carrol P, Brown CW, Goldstein GD. Metastatic Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma. J Derm Surg Cutaneous Oncol, 2000; 20(7): 429-34.

 

 

Guise NB, Huber JT, Guise DA, Brown CW, Bankowitz RA, Hunt S. Information Needs of an AIDS Outpatient Clinic as Determined by Chart Review: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. J. of the American Medical Informatics Assoc.: Sept. 1994.

 

Haugen RN, Brown CW.  Case Reports: Type I Hypersensitivity to Lidocaine. J Drugs Dermatol. 2007 Dec;6(12):1222-3.

 

Professional Societies:

 

American Academy of Dermatology:                 Dermatology Foundation

American College of Mohs Surgery                   Chicago Medical Society

American Society of Dermatologic Surgery       Illinois State Medical Society

American Medical Association                          International Society Dermatological Surgery

 

Committee Participation:

 

President, Chicago Medical Society, 2016 – Present.

 

Board Trustee, Illinois State Medical Society, 2014 – Present.

 

Secretary, Chicago Medical Society, 2011 – 2016.
Medical Legal Counsel, Illinois State Medical Society, 2008 – Present.

 

Economics Counsel, Illinois State Medical Society, 2014– Present.
Council on Communications, Illinois State Medical Society 2008 – 2009.
District 1 President, Chicago Medical Society, 2014 – Present.

 

Professional Conduct Committee, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 2014 – Present.

 

Audit Committee, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 2009 – 2014.

 

Cancer Committee, Rush University Medical Center, 2008 – 2009.
Transplant Advisory Committee, Rush University Medical Center 2008 – 2009
Invasive and Operative Procedures Committee, Rush University Medical Center 2004 – 2009.

Associates Board, Rush University Medical Center, 2006 – 2009.

Young Physicians Committee, American Academy of Dermatology, 2007 – 2011.

 

Observer to the Board, American Academy of Dermatology, 2008 – 2009.

 

President of House Staff Council: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center; 1998-1999.


Volunteerism:

 

Medical Student Speed Dating, American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois, March 31, 2009

 

Associates Board, Finance Committee, RUSH University Medical Center, 2007 – Present.

 

RUSH Generations, Skin Cancer Lecture and Screening Community Outreach, RUSH University Medical Center, November 2007

 

Skin Cancer Screening On North Avenue Beach, Chicago Dermatologic Society, Chicago, Illinois, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

 

Skin Cancer Screening, RUSH University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois,

2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005.

 

Skin Cancer Screening, RUSH North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, Illinois, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007.

 

Skin Cancer Screening, RUSH Oak Park, Oak Park, Illinois 2005.

 

 

Presentations:

 

Basics of Dermatologic Surgery, International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2014.

 

Starting a Mohs Surgical Practice, American Academy of Dermatology, March 2011

 

Starting a Mohs Surgical Practice, American College of Mohs Surgery, May 2010

 

Practice Pearls, American College of Mohs Surgery, May 2009.

 

Practice Pearls, American College of Mohs Surgery, May 2008.

 

Medical Student Dermatology Lecture Series: Benign and Malignant Neoplasms. Rush University Medical Center, 2002 – 2009.

 

Medical Student Dermatology Clinical Patient Viewing. Rush University Medical Center, 2002 – 2008.

 

Chicago Board Review Course: Dermatologic Surgery for the Boards. Oakbrook, IL  2004 -2009.

 

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting: Young Physician’s Forum; Maintenance of Certification. San Francisco, California, March 2009

 

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting: Practice Administration; 20 Tips for an Efficient Office in 20 Minutes.  San Francisco, California, March 2009.

 

Dermatologic Surgery Lecture Series: Five Part Lecture Series over course of academic year to Dermatology Residents of RUSH and Cook County.  2001 – 2009.

 

Dermatology Resident Pig’s Foot Lab: Practical Hands on Pigs Foot Surgical Technique Lab for RUSH and Cook County Dermatology Residents.  2001 -2009.

 

Grand Rounds:  Benign and Malignant Cutaneous Neoplasms. Plastic Surgery Department, RUSH University Medical Center, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008.

 

Grand Rounds: Oral Cutaneous Diseases. Plastic Surgery Department, RUSH University Medical Center, April 2004.

 

Grand Rounds:  Dermatologic Surgery Emergencies. RUSH University Medical Center Department of Dermatology 2004, 2006, 2008

 

American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting:  Therapuetics: An Update in Dermatologic Surgery, Chicago, IL  July 2006

 

Chicago Dermatologic Society, Surgical Dermatology Lecture: Complications of Cutaneous Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, April 2006

 

Chicago Park Outreach Program:  Skin Cancer and Sun Safety.  American Cancer Society Four Part Annual Lecture Series, 2003 -2005.

 

Grand Rounds:  Photodynamic Therapy.  RUSH University Medical Center Department of Dermatology, November 2003.

 

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Skin Cancer Update.  St. Joseph’s Hospital, Internal Medicine Clinical Lecture, October 2003.

 

Grand Rounds:  Photocarcinogenesis.  RUSH University Medical Center Department of Dermatology, September 2003.

 

Grand Rounds:  Epithelial Cell Tumor Biology.  RUSH University Medical Center Department of Dermatology, January 2003.

 

Internal Medicine Clinical Lecture: Skin Cancer Update.  Rush North Shore Medical Center, May 2002.

 

Chicago Medical Society Lecture: Human Papilloma Virus and Its Role in Oncogenesis.  Chicago Illinois, March 2002.