Lauren Brown, M.D.
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
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Lauren Brown, M.D.

Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

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Personal Statement

Lauren Brown, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. She practices general otolaryngology, including adults and children. Dr. Brown prioritizes patient education and shared decision making in order to provide personalized care for each individual.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Otolaryngology


  • Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Hearing Loss
  • Ear Infections
  • Tonsil and Adenoid Disease, Chronic
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Esophageal and Swallowing Disorders
  • Salivary Gland Disease


Dr. Brown graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. in Neurobiology. She received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed internship and residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at New York Presbyterian Columbia and Cornell.

Dr. Brown’s general otolaryngology practice includes adults and children. Her clinical interests cover a broad range of disorders affecting the ears, nose, throat, as well as the head and neck. These issues include, but are not limited to the following:

·         Nasal obstruction and congestion

·         Rhinitis

·         Sinusitis

·         Hearing loss

·         Ear infections

·         Tonsil and adenoid disease

·         Obstructive sleep apnea

·         Voice and swallowing disorders

·         Salivary gland disease

·         Benign growths of the head and neck

Dr. Brown sees patients at the Weill Cornell Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offices at 1305 York Avenue on 70th street and at New York Presbyterian Medical Group Brooklyn at 38 6th Avenue behind the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.



Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Otolaryngologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Attending Otolaryngologist - NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2015
  • B.A., Harvard University, 2010


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • * Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • * Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WorldWide Medical

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