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James M. Brown, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:

Surgery

Administrative Title:

Vice President and Medical Director, Heart and Vascular Institute for the University of Maryland Capital Region Health (UMCRH); Director of Cardiac Integration

Location:

Paca Pratt 7th Floor

Phone (Primary):

410-328-5842

Fax:

410-328-2750

Education and Training

1973-1977        Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, PA                                                   

1977-1981       B.S. Biology (with Honors), Trinity College,                 

1981-1985       M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Post Graduate Education and Training

1985-1986       Intern, General Surgery (PGY-1) University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO

1986-1987       Resident, General Surgery (PGY-2) University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO

1987-1989       Cardiovascular Research (PGY-3, 4) Halsted Laboratory University of Colorado Health, Sciences Center, Denver, CO

1989-1990       Resident, General Surgery (PGY-5) University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO

1990-1991       Chief Resident, General Surgery (PGY-6) University of Colorado Health Sciences, Center, Denver, CO

1991-1994       Thoracic Surgery Resident, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO

Biosketch

Dr. Jamie Brown developed the cardiac surgery program at UM Capital Region Medical Center in order to bring world-class cardiac care to the residents of Prince George’s County. His hand-selected surgical team consistently delivers excellent patient outcomes for a wide range of cardiac surgical procedures and is regularly awarded the top national rating for excellence in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting surgery by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

As a cardiac surgeon, Dr. Brown treats the full range of heart disease including ischemic, structural and valvular heart disease. His surgical procedures include:

  • Aneurysm repair
  • Atrial fibrillation surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Heart valve repair and replacement
  • Trans aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Ventricular assist device

He regularly performs complex heart procedures at UM Capital Region Medical Center, where he designed the dedicated, state-of-the-art cardiac surgery operating room. Patients recover in the dedicated Cardiovascular Care floor that is part of the UM Capital Region Heart & Vascular Institute.

Clinical Specialty Details

  • Aneurysm repair
  • Atrial fibrillation surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Heart valve repair and replacement
  • Trans aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Ventricular assist device