Dr Michael J. Brown, received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, and had his 6 years of surgical training at the University of Texas, Brown University and Harvard Universities. Dr. Brown is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Virginia Medical Society, and an Emeritus President of the National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Michael J. Brown, MD has had an interest in weight control, diet and nutrition since he was a young man. He grew up in a home with both parents being obese. A few of his siblings also have had trouble with maintaining a healthy diet and weight. While in medical school he learned about the normal physiology and and pathological processes associated with all organ systems. His Biochemistry background and medical education allowed him to study the human body’s response to the various energy sources or food groups. He is published author, writing a book chapter on Nutrition, Perioperative Assessment and Therapuetic Intervention in the surgical patient. These lessons obviously apply to non-surgical patient as well. Dr. Michael J. Brown’s commitment to this field did not stop there and he is the Chief Medical Editor of www.weightawareness.com. A health information web site portal dedicated exclusively to weight problems of our society.