Stephen Brown

Stephen D. Brown, MD

Staff Radiologist

Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Medical Services


  • Radiology
  • Medical Ethics


  • Radiology


  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Ultrasound
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Plain X-ray & Fluoroscopy
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Stephen Brown


Philosophy of care: “I have seen my father survive major neck and heart surgery and die from cancer, my two grandmothers have died from cancer, my aunt died from Alzheimer’s Disease, and my uncle from Parkinson’s Disease. I try to treat every patient and family as I would have liked for them to have been treated, no matter whether it’s cancer or a broken pinky.”

Why I entered medicine: “I always wanted the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals while at the same time making a difference on a broader level in society. In addition, I always wanted my career to be a continuous outlet for my intellectual growth and creative energy. Being an physician has allowed me to pursue this vision in ways I could not have imagined.”

Experience and Education



University of Pennsylvania, 1985

Philadelphia, PA

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1990

Philadelphia, PA

Internship, General Surgery

Stanford University Hospital, 1990-1991

Stanford, CA

Residency, Neurosurgery

Stanford University Hospital, 1991-1992

Stanford, CA

Residency, Radiology

Massachusetts General Hospital, 1994-1998

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Pediatric Radiology

Boston Children's Hospital, 1998-1999

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Vascular/Interventional

Boston Children's Hospital, 1999-2000

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Medical Ethics

Harvard Medical School, 2003-2004

Boston, MA


  • Radiology, Pediatric Radiology

Professional History

Dr. Brown graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowships in Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Interventional Radiology at Boston Children's Hospital. He was a Fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and has served on the Institutional Review Boards of Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Harvard Cancer Center. He is a member of the Children’s Hospital Ethics Advisory Committee, an Associate Ethicist in the Hospital’s Office of Ethics, and a Faculty Associate in the HMS Center for Bioethics. Dr. Brown received a 2006 Children's Hospital Faculty Career Development Award and was named an HMS Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Scholar in Medicine. He is the inaugural recipient of the American Roentgen Ray Society Leonard Berlin Scholarship in Medical Professionalism, and a recipient of grants from the Kornfeld Program in Bioethics and Patient Care, the Greenwall Foundation, and the Harvard University Milton Fund. Dr. Brown received a 2011 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Education Scholar Award, and a 2014 Boston Children’s Hospital Academy Medical Educator Award for Innovative Scholarship in Medical Education. He is currently Chair of the RSNA Professionalism Committee.

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