Melissa M. Brown, MD, MBA, an Ophthalmologist with Center for Value-Based Medicine

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Melissa M. Brown, who serves patients in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

A highly skilled ophthalmologist, Dr. Brown is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Value-Based Medicine in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Founded in 1998, the Center for Value-Based Medicine® is a healthcare economic research organization that integrates the highest level of evidence-based medical data with patient perceptions of quality-of-life to quantify the value conferred by healthcare interventions. The concept of Value-Based Medicine®, the practice of medicine based upon the patient value (improvement in quality-of-life and/or length-of-life) conferred by healthcare interventions, originated at the Center for Value-Based Medicine®.

Throughout her academic career, Dr. Brown earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the Keuka College in 1972, and received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Emory University. She graduated with her medical degree from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in 1986, and obtained a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) in Strategic Management from Saint Joseph’s University in 1998.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. Ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and may perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.

Happily married, she and her husband, Dr. Gary Brown, have three daughters, Heather, Heidi, and Katie.

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