Dr. Brown

Associate Professor
Chief of Division of Otology/Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery
Medical Director of Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC

Specialty:

Otology, neurotology, lateral skull base surgery, acoustic tumors, cochlear implants, hearing preservation.

Contact Information:

  • Appointments: (984) 974-6484 opt. 2
  • Surgery Scheduler: Ali Turner (919) 966-8961
  • Nurse: Tracy Stalker, RN (984) 974-3516
  • Administrative Coordinator: Kathy Bogie (919) 966-3344

Education:

  • MD: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, 2002
  • PhD: Immunology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, 2002
  • Internship, Surgery: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2003
  • Resident, Otolaryngology: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, 2007
  • Fellowship, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery: University of Miami Ear Institute, Miami, FL, 2009

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC, 2014-present
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2009-2014
  • Assistant Attending, Otorhinolaryngologist, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 2009-2014

Recent Honors:

  • Castle Connolly “Top Doctor”, 2013,2014
  • Malcolm Schvey Resident Teaching Award, 2011
  • Neurotology Fellow Research Award, American Neurotology Society, Phoenix, AZ, 2009
  • Triologic Society Resident Research Award “Autocrine Regulation of Vestibular Schwannoma Growth”, 2004-2005

Recent Publications:

  • Brown, KD and Selensnick, SH. “Hearing Loss.” Health Care Reform Through Practical Guidelines– Ear Nose Throat. Plural Publishing Inc. 2010.
  • Brown, KD and Selesnick, SH. “Tinnitus.” Health Care Reform Through Practical Guidelines– Ear Nose Throat. Plural Publishing Inc. 2010.
  • Stucken, EZ, Brown, KD, and Selesnick, SH. “Clinical and diagnostic evaluation of acoustic neuromas.” Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. 2012; 45(2):269-284.
  • Stucken, EZ, Brown, KD, and Selesnick, SH. “The role of obesity in spontaneous temporal bone encephalceles and CSF leak.” Otol Neurotol. 2012 Oct; 33(8): 1412-17.
  • Stucken, EZ, Brown, KD, Selesnick, SH. “The use of KTP laser in revision stapedectomy.” Otol Neurotol. 2012 Oct; 33(8):1297-99.
  • Brown, KD, Banuchi, V, and Selesnick, SH. “Congenital Disorders of the Middle Ear.” Current Diagnosis & Treatment Otolaryngology Head and Heck Surgery, 3ed, 2012.
  • Brown, KD, Banuchi, V, and Selesnick, SH. “Diseases of the external ear.” Current Diagnosis & Treatment Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 3ed, 2012.
  • Harkcom, WT, Ghosh, AK, Sung, MS, Matov, A, Brown, KD, Giannakakou, P and Jaffrey, SR. “NAD+ and SIRT3 control microtubule dynamics and reduce susceptibility to anti-microtubule agents. E-pub. June 2, 2014.
  • Selensnick, SH, Brown, KD and Stucken, EZ. “Facial Nerve Monitoring.” The Facial Nerve, Ed. William Slattery. Thieme Medical Publishers. 2014.