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Joanna Brown, MD

Joanna Brown, MD



116 Ratings 20 Reviews


General Surgery

Accepting New Patients

Primary Location

J Kristine Brown, MD, FACS
125 E Broad St
Suite: 201
Elyria, OH 44035

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J Kristine Brown, MD, FACS

125 E Broad St
Suite: 201
Elyria, OH 44035

ELY 25200 Center Ridge

25200 Center Ridge Rd
Suite: 1400
Westlake, OH 44145

ELY 133 E Broad

133 E Broad St
Elyria, OH 44035

UH Elyria Medical Center

630 E River St
Elyria, OH 44035

Patient Experience Reviews

4.9 out of 5

116 Ratings

Patient Comments (20)

Reviewed On 8/2/2023
I'm very glad I chose this dr She was pleasant and easy to talk with Even when things got complicated she did what needed done

Reviewed On 8/1/2023
The team was great

Reviewed On 7/1/2023
I am very well pleased with Dr Brown

Reviewed On 6/1/2023
I received excellent care during my biopsy. The team was reassuring and interested in my comfort. I really appreciated it.

Reviewed On 6/1/2023
Dr Brown is one of the best providers I have seen. She is so kind and so smart. The procedure I had done was so scary but she was always informative and I felt like she was on my side. Made me feel like she cared about me as an individual. I would absolutely recommend Dr Brown to my family or anyone else in need of a surgery.

Reviewed On 6/1/2023
Very professional.

Reviewed On 6/1/2023
Dr. Brown is the best. It was a comfort to see her doing my emergency procedure. Her whole staff put me at ease in a time of uncertainty.

Reviewed On 4/1/2023
The doctor and her office staff was very helpful and friendly.

Reviewed On 4/1/2023
Dr. Brown is an amazing surgeon & human being! Her genuine nature was very comforting.

Reviewed On 4/1/2023
Dr Brown is one of the best physicians I have ever gone to. I know my life is in good hands with her and I trust her completely. She's the best!!!!

Reviewed On 2/1/2023
Everyone has been wonderful

Reviewed On 2/1/2023
Dr. Brown is really good at explaining what will happen during my colonoscopy. I would recommend her 100%.

Reviewed On 1/1/2023
Extremely good

Reviewed On 1/1/2023
Dr. Joanna Brown is very courteous & explains everything before doing any procedure. I would recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed On 1/1/2023
Dr Brown is an excellent physician. I feel very safe in her care and I know she's taking this wellness journey with me every step.

Reviewed On 1/1/2023
This was a follow up appointment with Dr Brown after a visit to the ER. She was very professional and answered all of my questions thoroughly. I did not have to wait long in the waiting room or exam room.It was a very positive experience.

Reviewed On 12/1/2022
Very thorough appointment, explained everything in detail in a way that I would understand which eased my anxiety. She also spent time answering my questions and I didn't feel like she was trying to rush out. I appreciate that so much. Thank you.

Reviewed On 12/1/2022
Dr Joanna Brown is amazing and university hospitals should be proud to have her on staff

Reviewed On 11/1/2022
Dr Brown is an excellent doctor and I feel thankful to have her on my team! She is caring and compassionate. She helps you feel comfortable and calm. Rare I feel now a days. Love her!

Reviewed On 10/1/2022
Dr. Brown is a excellent physician. Always very friendly and interested in your health problems and questions. Would recommend her to anyone looking for a great doctor and surgeon.

Certifications & Memberships

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery


Residency | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Of Alabama Birmingham Hospital (2006 - 2008)

Research Fellowship | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Of Michigan Medical Center/University Of Michigan Health System (2005 - 2006)

Fellowship | Surgical Critical Care
Surgical Critical Care - University Of Michigan Medical Center/University Of Michigan Health System (2004 - 2005)

Residency | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Of Alabama Birmingham Hospital (2002 - 2004)

Internship | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Of Alabama Birmingham Hospital (2001 - 2002)

Medical Education
University Of Louisville School Of Medicine (2001)

Vanderbilt University (1997)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Joanna Brown did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.