Wilfred Brown MD, FACS

New York, NY, US
Wilfred Brown MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Since how we look has a direct effect on how we feel, our practice holds a firm belief in the power of personal appearance to positively affect our patients’ lives. Enhancing areas of concern with cosmetic procedures, whether surgical or non-surgical, can have a dramatic impact on one’s self-esteem and confidence, affecting both personal and professional areas of one’s life. Our goal is to provide natural outcomes. We don’t want our patients to look “different”, but rather rejuvenated and refreshed.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Brown specializes in aesthetic surgery of the face, breast and body. He has extensive experience with aesthetic injectables, and trains other practitioners for Allergan in Juvederm injection techniques.

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Professional Background

Dr. Brown completed his medical training at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. After graduation, he completed internships in surgery, internal medicine and plastic surgery. He relocated to the United States in 1988 and completed an internship in internal medicine at the Jersey City Medical Center in New Jersey, followed by six years of general surgery training through Yale University. During his residency, he spent one year researching the viability of cryopreserved skin at the Yale University Skin Bank and Burn Unit, for which he won numerous awards. He returned to South Africa for one year to work in private practice, focusing on trauma and breast surgery before completing a fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Brown has been in solo private practice since 1999. He is Medical Director of Rejuve MediSpa, a skin care and laser clinic adjacent to his surgery practice.

Teaching Appointments

Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT

Publications and Presentations

Publications
MD Basson, JE Guinn, W Brown et al, Behavioral Disturbances in Children After Trauma, J. trauma 31: 1963 – 8 1991
W Brown, K Zahir, SJ Dudrick; A Forty Year Experience with Upper Extremity Sarcomas, Cancer 1996

W Brown, C Biggs, SJ Dudrick. Nutritional Management of Head and Neck Tumor Patients in Comprehensive Management of Head and Neck Tumors. SE Thawley, WR Panje, eds. WB Saunders 1996

Presentations
Robert H Ivy Society - April 1999
Pittsburgh, PA
“Guidelines for Facial Melanoma Resection”

American College of Surgeons - January 1996
Central Pennsylvania Chapter Regional Meeting
Hershey, PA
“Use of Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Flap for Closure of Sternal Wound Dehiscence”

American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting - December 1994
Cromwell, CT
“Upper Extremity Sarcomas – A Forty Year Review of the Connecticut Experience”

American Association of Tissue Banks 17th Annual Meeting - August 1993
Boston, MA
“Enhancement of Viability of Cryopreserved Skin”

American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting - December 1992
Cromwell, CT
“Enhancement of Viability of Cryopreserved Skin”

American Burn Association 24th Annual Meeting - April 1992
Salt Lake City, UT
“Approaches to Minimizing Leakage of Beneficial Glycosaminoglycans in Processing Skin for Cryopreservation”

New England Cancer Society 102nd Annual Meeting - November 1991
Boston, MA
“Extent of Resection of Facial Melanoma”

American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting - December 1990
Cromwell, CT
“Extent of Resection of Facial Melanoma”

American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting - December 1989
Cromwell, CT
“Psychosocial Consequences of Trauma in Children”

Awards & Honors

1st Prize in Plastic Surgery - December 1992
American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting
Cromwell, CT

Award for Contribution to the Study of Cancer - November 1991
2nd Overall Prize
New England Cancer Society
Boston, MA

1st Prize in Plastic Surgery - December 1990
1st Overall Prize
American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting
Cromwell, CT

1st Prize in Pediatric Surgery - December 1989
4th Overall Prize
American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting
Cromwell, CT

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Waterbury Hospital
St. Mary’s Hospital

Society Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Connecticut Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
Northeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Your Consultation

The consultation process is paramount, when aesthetic concerns and goals are discussed in depth in order for Dr. Brown to gain an accurate understanding of which treatments will provide the most natural and balanced outcome. The entire team is part of the consultation. Their willingness to share their experiences with their own cosmetic procedures with personal anecdotes and before and after photographs offers further clarity which aid in the decision-making process.

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

Dr. Brown performs his procedures at the Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center which is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). He performs minor procedures in his in-office surgery suite.

Skin Care Products

We offer our private skin care line, Rejuve, as well as select products from Obagi.

Payment Options

Cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, CareCredit.

Wilfred Brown MD, FACS

260 East 66th Street, New York,
NY, 10065, US

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