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Dr. Matthew Brown, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat
3.2 (33)
Map Pin Small Des Moines, IA
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Matthew Brown, MD

Dr. Matthew Brown, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Des Moines, IA. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa and is affiliated with Broadlawns Medical Center, Greater Regional Medical Center and Shenandoah Medical Center. Dr. Brown, completed a residency at University Iowa Hosps And Clinics. Patients rated Dr. Brown an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Brown works at Iowa Head & Neck, PC in Des Moines, IA with other offices in Waukee, IA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Brown's Office Locations

  1. 1
    ENT Office
    3901 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 274-9136
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    Iowa Head & Neck PC
    30 E Hickman Rd, Waukee, IA 50263 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 274-9136
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    1801 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, IA 50314 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 274-9136

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  • Broadlawns Medical Center
  • Greater Regional Medical Center
  • Shenandoah Medical Center

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    3.2
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    About Dr. Matthew Brown, MD

    Specialties
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    NPI Number
    • 1841283496
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
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    Medical Education
    • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
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    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology
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