David M. Brown, M.D.

Hoag Neurosciences Institute

  • Program Director
  • Hoag Stroke Program
Phone 949-764-6066 Fax

Dr. Brown earned his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y. He completed his residency in neurology and became chief resident at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine & Medical Center in New York. Dr. Brown has a sub-specialty in neurology having completed a fellowship in stroke and cerebrovascular disease at Mount Sinai. He then became an attending stroke physician and an instructor in the neurology residency-training program where he earned Teacher of the Year, and also served as director of the stroke clinic.

As program director of Hoag’s Stroke Program, Dr. Brown has developed a dedicated, multidisciplinary acute stroke response team that provides immediate care to stroke victims throughout the hospital. In addition, the s troke program offers support groups and community outreach to educate potential stroke patients about the warning signs of stroke.

Hoag is an official Get With The Guidelines Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) participant of the American Stroke Association, and as the program requires that hospitals meet a five-step standard including identification of a champion to develop, direct and mobilize teams that will implement patient treatment and discharge guidelines, Dr. Brown leads this entity.

Dr. Brown is a neurohospitalist, a neurologist who specializes in the acute care of hospitalized patients, and focuses on providing continuous quality improvement of acute stroke treatment and ischemic stroke prevention. And as an active researcher in neurology, Dr. Brown has authored several articles, abstracts and studies. He frequently lectures at many professional medical conferences.