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Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Diseases

David L. Brown, MD

Current Position
Professor, Medicine
Cardiovascular Division

Specialty Areas
Cardiovascular Disease

Patients Seen At
Medical Building Three
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1020 N. Mason Road, 100
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
(314) 362-1291
Fax:   (314) 362-3133
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division
Campus Box 8086, 660 S. Euclid Ave
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
General, preventive and critical care cardiology, coronary artery disease, sports cardiology

Areas of Research Interest
Cardiovascular outcomes research and comparative-effectiveness research

Board Certification
Internal Medicine -- Certified
Cardiovascular Disease -- Certified

Medical Education
Bachelor of Arts: University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1977
Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1982
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine - Texas Medical Center, 1985
Chief Resident: Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX , 1986
Fellowship, Hematology: University of California - San Francisco, CA, 1988
Fellowship (Research) - Vascular Biology: University of California - San Francisco, CA, 1990
Fellowship - Cardiology: University of California - San Francisco, CA, 1992
Fellowship - Interventional Cardiology: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 1993
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Honors and Awards
Top Doctors in America, 2010 - present US News & World Report
Best Doctors in New York, 2004 - 2013 New York Magazine

Editorial Responsibilities
Editorial Board:
American Journal of Cardiology, 2005 - present
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
American Journal of Cardiology
European Heart Journal
American Heart Journal
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Journal of Cardiac Failure
Journal of Infectious Disease
Annals of Internal Medicine
Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine
Journal of the American Medical Association
Patient Education and Counseling
Diabetes Care
JAMA Internal Medicine
Social Science and Medicine
Sports Medicine
European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
McMaster Online Rating of Evidence

Select or Recent Journal Articles
Stergiopoulos K, Boden WE, Hartigan P, Möbius-Winkler S, Hambrecht R, Hueb W, Hardison RM, Abbott JD, Brown DL. Percutaneous coronary intervention outcomes in patients with stable obstructive coronary artery disease and myocardial ischemia: a collaborative meta-analysis of contemporary randomized clinical trials. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1;174(2):232-40.

Parikh PB, Yang J, Leigh S, Dorjee K, Parikh R, Sakellarios N, Meng H, Brown DL. The impact of financial barriers on access to care, quality of care and vascular morbidity among patients with diabetes and coronary heart disease. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jan;29(1):76-81

Brown DL, Epstein AM, Schneider EC. Influence of cardiac surgeon report cards on patient referral by cardiologists in New York state after 20 years of public reporting. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Nov;6(6):643-8.

Scott LB, Gravely S, Sexton TR, Brzostek S, Brown DL. Examining the effect of a patient navigation intervention on outpatient cardiac rehabilitation awareness and enrollment. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2013 Sep-Oct;33(5):281-91.

Zhang G, Parikh PB, Zabihi S, Brown DL. Rating the preferences for potential harms of treatments for cardiovascular disease: a survey of community-dwelling adults. Med Decis Making. 2013 May;33(4):502-9.

Benz Scott L, Gravely S, Sexton TR, Brzostek S, Brown DL. Effect of patient navigation on enrollment in cardiac rehabilitation. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Feb 11;173(3):244-6.

Matthews R, Bench T, Meng H, Franceschi D, Relan N, Brown DL. Diagnosis and monitoring of cardiac sarcoidosis with delayed-enhanced MRI and 18F-FDG PET-CT. J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Aug;19(4):807-10.

Brown DL, Clarke S, Oakley J. Cardiac surgeon report cards, referral for cardiac surgery, and the ethical responsibilities of cardiologists. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jun 19;59(25):2378-82.

Stergiopoulos K, Brown DL. Initial coronary stent implantation with medical therapy vs medical therapy alone for stable coronary artery disease: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Feb 27;172(4):312-9.

Bench TJ, Jeremias A, Brown DL. Matrix metalloproteinase inhibition with tetracyclines for the treatment of coronary artery disease. Pharmacol Res. 2011 Dec;64(6):561-6.

Parikh PB, Gruberg L, Jeremias A, Chen JJ, Naidu SS, Shlofmitz RA, Brener SJ, Pappas T, Marzo KP, Brown DL. Association of health insurance status with presentation and outcomes of coronary artery disease among nonelderly adults undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Am Heart J. 2011 Sep;162(3):512-7

Kort S, Mamidipally S, Madahar P, Dave S, Brown DL. Real time three-dimensional stress echocardiography: a new approach for assessing diastolic function. Echocardiography. 2011 Jul;28(6):676-83.

Daubert MA, Stergiopoulos K, Brown DL. A caravanning cardiomyopathy. Am J Med. 2011 Sep;124(9):824-6.

Brown DL. Measuring outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery: what is important and to whom? Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jul 26;170(14):1189-90.

Text Books Edited
K Stergiopoulos, DL Brown (Editors), Evidence-Based Cardiology Consultation. London, Springer, 2011.

A. Jeremias, DL Brown (Editors) Textbook of Cardiac Intensive Care, 2nd edition, Philadelphia, Elsevier, INc., 2010.

DL Brown (Editor), Cardiovascular Plaque Rupture, New York, Marcel Dekker, 2002.

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