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William Colby Brown, MD

William Colby Brown, MD

Ratings

(4.8)

125 Ratings 39 Reviews

Specialty

Otolaryngology-General

Accepting New Patients

Primary Location

UH Otolaryngology
6681 Ridge Rd
Parma, OH 44129

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Seeing New Patients As Soon As: Thursday, Sep 29

440-743-8111

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Biography

William Colby Brown, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained otolaryngology (ENT) specialist at University Hospitals. He has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of all ear, nose and throat conditions including ear infections, hearing issues and throat and swallowing problems. In addition, he has a special clinical interest in diseases of the sinuses and skull base as well as nasal airway concerns and is fellowship-trained in advanced endoscopic sinus surgery and skull base surgery. Dr. Brown treats patients of all ages.

After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, Dr. Brown worked for several years as a medicinal chemist until he switched fields to pursue a career in medicine. He earned his medical doctorate at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine followed by a five-year surgical residency in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at UH Cleveland Medical Center. Dr. Brown then completed a one-year fellowship in rhinology and skull based surgery at one of the preeminent skull base centers in the country, the University of North Carolina.

Dr. Brown is well published in peer-reviewed journals with a research focus on the treatment and cost of chronic sinusitis. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, the American Rhinologic Society, and the North American Skull Base Society.

Expertise

  • CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) Leak Repair
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Sinus Disease
  • Skull Base Surgery

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Languages Spoken

English

Office Locations

UH Otolaryngology

6681 Ridge Rd
Parma OH, 44129
440-743-8111

Patient Experience Reviews

4.8 out of 5

125 Ratings

Patient Comments (39)

Reviewed On 6/1/2022
Professional,pleasant and really seemed to care

Reviewed On 6/1/2022
Dr. Brown is an excellent physician.

Reviewed On 6/1/2022
Very comfortable and left with answers I was seeking.

Reviewed On 6/1/2022
Dr.Brown takes the time at each appointment and cares about your care and you. He was my surgeon for my nose injury and he put my nerves at ease and made me feel I could trust him with hisbjnowledge and hands and care. I highly reccomend to anyone . Thank you dr.brown

Reviewed On 6/1/2022
It was a good experience and I look forward to him being my ENT.

Reviewed On 5/1/2022
Dr. Brown is excellent! His office and staff aer role models for what a well-run office exemplifies. Great work!

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
Dr Brown, his Assistant and staff are/we're all very professional and friendly. I feel very comfortable with their medical skills

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
Dr William brown is an excellent physician. He is very patient, listens, and is gentle when examining and cleaning my ears. We need more physicians like him. Thank you!

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
Everything about this visit was good

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
This was a first time visit with Dr. William Brown. He was very helpful and informative in answering any questions I asked and in giving me advice as to what I could do. I would not hesitate to make an appointment in the future with him if I needed to do so.

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
DR. WAS VERY NICE AND POSSIBLY FOUND OUT WHAT MY PROBLEM WAS- WENT TO OTHER DOCTORS ABOUT IT AND THEY JUST FLUFFED OVER THE ISSUE

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
Dr Brown is the best. Can't say enough good about Dr Brown he is knowledgeable and personable. The greatest.

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
Dr. Brown is an excellent listener. I was very impressed with his approach to treating me.

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
Excellent doctor & staff!!!

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
Very pleased

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
Excellent doctor!

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
A very professional office, staff and doctor. Would go back to Dr. Brown when I need my next ear check-up. Thank you.

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
Really great doctor that I am pleased to add to my list of Doctors I trust.

Reviewed On 2/1/2022
Excellent Doctor,nurses,office staff

Reviewed On 2/1/2022
Dr. Brown is excellent! Did a thorough history, communicated in a professional and empathetic manner. He listened to what I had to say. Was very gentle when cleaning out my ears. I am so glad that I made an appointment with him as a new patient. Thank you.

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
THE DOCTOR AND STAFF ARE ALWAYS HELPFUL AND THOUGHTFUL.

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Excellent Doctor [...]

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Great Doctor. First time seen by him as a referral from other MD. Attentive, courteous and thorough.

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
The provider was outstanding as well his staff... He listened and performed a thorough examination and give guidance/prevention for future problems.

Reviewed On 12/1/2021
Dr Brown and his staff are absolutely wonderful and he takes me seriously

Reviewed On 12/1/2021
Physician, technician and office staff were exceptionally professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. Made me feel very comfortable and welcomed.

Reviewed On 11/1/2021
One of the best doctors I have

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
Excellent doctor. Knowledgeable, caring, friendly . He's able to converse with me in a way that I can understand everything he is doing and what he has planned for my recovery.

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
All contact with the doctor and staff were polite, helpful, and caring. It is always a pleasure toSee Dr. Brown and staff.

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
All good

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
Dr. Brown did a through exam and explained reasons for my condition and proper self care.

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
I was extremely happy with Dr. Brown and his staff. They were very professional! I would recommend this practice to family and friends,

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
Wonderful doctor and staff. I was impressed with the entire appointment. Dr. Brown is an asset to UH.

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
Dr. William Brown was very attentive, listened well, explained in great detail and was just really good human being. Would recommend his in a minute!

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
Dr. Brown is the best physician I've had the experience to be treated by. It is rare to have a provider sit down and listen to you and address your concerns and Dr. Brown has always done that in the past several months. Additionally, the recent surgery he performed for me gave me the ability to breathe properly for the first time in my life, and that's something I can never say thanks enough for. Dr. Brown is an excellent physician and I can't recommend him enough.

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
updated records efficiently. great office staff. great doctor.

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
Very good, one of the best doctor I've seen in many years!!!

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
one of the best docs in the UH system

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
DR. Brown and his nurse were unbelievable very kind and respectful and so was everyone else there I give them all A plus .

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Education

Fellowship | Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery - University Of North Carolina Health Care (2019 - 2020)

Residency | Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology - UH Cleveland Medical Center (2014 - 2019)

Medical Education
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine (2014)

Undergraduate
Harvard University (2007)

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.

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