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About Dr Brown

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Dr David JG Brown MBChB AFRCS(Ed) FRCSEd(Urol) DipOccMed RAF (Retired)

Dr David Brown is a Consultant Urological Surgeon. He underwent specialist urology training in the Royal Air Force in the UK and developed a sub specialist interest in the management of urological cancers including laparoscopic surgery. He worked as a consultant in Fife in Scotland. Upon retiral from the RAF, he emigrated with his family in 2011 to take up a position in Invercargill. Upon arrival, he started the laparoscopic urology service in the Southern District Health Board offering laparoscopic nephrectomy, laparoscopic nephro-ureterectomy, laparoscopic pyelosplasty and laparoscopic varicocoele ligation.

He was the Intern Supervisor for Southland Hospital, a role for the New Zealand Medical Council to oversee the training needs of the junior doctors. He was actively involved in training and teaching the specialist trainees in Southland and also involved in the undergraduate medical student teaching.

He moved with his family to Orange NSW to take up a VMO position at the Orange Base Hospital and is enjoying working with his colleagues at Central west Urology to offer a comprehensive and high quality service to the regional population.

His personal interests include road, track and mountain biking, skiing and swimming.

Clinician Profile

David James Gordon Brown

Specialty/discipline: 

Urology

Sub-specialties:

Urological Oncology and Laparoscopy, Prostate diseases 
particular clinical interests:
Kidney, Bladder and Prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, general urology and erectile dysfunction.

Research interests:

Prostate cancer and Urological trauma management. 
Undergraduate medical education 

Current/previous posts:

VMO Orange Base Hospital, Dudley Hospital and Orange Surgery Centre.
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Southland Hospital, Invercargill (to March 2017)
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Fife Acute Hospitals Trust (to Aug 2011)
Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon, Tayside NHS Trust (to Aug 2011)

Year of first medical qualification: 1994

Current membership of the following professional & other bodies:

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Member of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Member of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers.




Supporting Staff 

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Mrs Terry Brown - Practice Manager
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Robyn Howard - Medical Secretary / Senior Administrator