Dr. David Brown is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with experience and interest in cataract and intraocular lens surgery, having performed over 20,000 cataract surgeries. He has particular interests in refractive cataract surgery and specialty intraocular lens implants, complex cataract surgery, developing-world ophthalmology, global blindness prevention, community eye health, and healthcare public policy. In the past, while living in East Africa, Dr. Brown served as the consultant ophthalmologist at Tenwek Hospital, situated in western Kenya’s Rift Valley Province. He has been actively serving on overseas teams the last twenty years, providing and teaching cataract surgery in over 25 countries, across 5 continents.
Dr. Brown grew up in central Indiana and is a graduate of Heritage Christian School in Indianapolis. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK where he was an academic all-American in swimming. After receiving his medical doctorate from the Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Brown interned at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. He holds a graduate diploma in Community Eye Health from University College London, and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy. Dr. Brown is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He currently serves as the executive director and medical director of Great Lakes Surgery Center.
He and his wife, Amy, have six children. They attend Saint Joseph Orthodox Church.
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