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Mark Scott Brown, M.D.

Mark Scott Brown, M.D.
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Dr. Mark Scott Brown, M.D. is board certified ophthalmologist, specializing in Oculoplastics and treats diseases such as Thyroid Eye Disease (TED). He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS). Dr. Brown is one of only two oculoplastic subspecialists with this level of training on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and is highly regarded throughout the Southeastern United States.

A well published researcher, with numerous scientific papers and chapters to his name, Dr. Brown is well qualified to perform cosmetic eyelid surgery involving eyelids, eyebrows, cheeks and lacrimal (tear) system, or treat a wide range of eye-related complications from previous surgeries. These surgical procedures often have multiple names such as eyelift (eye-lift), lidlift (lid-lift) Blepharoplasty, Upper Blepharoplasty, repair of droopy eyelids, or baggy eyelids.

Dr. Brown graduated from Harvard College (Biology, cum laude), and Tufts University School of Medicine, and also completed his medical internship at Mount Auburn Hospital, A Harvard Teaching Hospital, Boston, MA. His residency in ophthalmology was completed at New York University Hospital, Manhattan V.A. Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, New York City, NY, while his fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery was completed at the University Illinois Chicago & Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL.

As Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Brown served at both the University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, and Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, and as Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois, Chicago, IL. At the University of South Alabama, Dr. Brown also served as Director of Oculoplastic Service, as well as on the Advisory Board for E. Commerce at the Mitchell School Business.

When away from his work, Dr. Brown enjoys scuba diving, photography and is a Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America.

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Thyroid Eye Disease: Who’s at Risk and Who’s on Call

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Although thyroid eye disease (TED) is related to thyroid conditions, it requires different specialists to best treat the disorder.