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About Dr. Ward M Brown

Dr. Ward M Brown, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Crosse, WI, with another office in Tomah, WI. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Brown is affiliated with HSHS St Vincent Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ward M Brown is Poor. Dr. Ward M Brown has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ward M Brown is 2.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Gunderson Health System

1836 South Ave
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Tomah Memorial Hospital

321 Butts Ave
Tomah, WI 54660
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Specialties

Dr. Ward M Brown has the following 2 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ward M Brown has the following 14 expertise

  • Blood Clot
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Failure
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Heart Diseases
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Arrhythmia
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • Unstable Angina
  • Heart Attack

Dr. Ward M Brown has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Ward M Brown is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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One Star

I had Dr. Brown replace the battery in my defibrillator under conscious sedation. Discovered that I had a cracked lead that needed to be replaced. What should have taken a half hour, took 2 1/2 hours. I was conscious the whole time. I found out later that he "doesn't use Versed", a medication that allows a person not to remember the event. He was very rough in handling me, i.e. almost punching me when he would "dab with a 4x4 to soak up the up the blood as needed". Way too rough!!! I was awake the whole time. He will never come close to me again!!!!

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Horrible bedside manner

Went to Dr. Brown as I couldn't get in with the Dr. I was scheduled with originally. I have an extensive family history of heart problems- 2 brothers with pace makers, 1 sister now seeing a cardio specialist who is very concerned about the possibility of hereditary heart issues, 1 sister with strokes, parents, numerous uncles and other relatives who have died of heart problems. I ended up being sent to a cardiologist after an unexplained passing out episode. Dr. Brown discounted any link to family history of heart disease, told me it was a fluke thing and when I mentioned being concerned about dropping dead as my bother just about did before they discovered he had a rare electrical heart problem- I was told- well if that happens it won't be your concern any more, it will be your familys. Had zero interest in looking into any hereditary component, told me uncles don't count except with Christmas cards and wouldn't answer our questions with more than a flippant- you don't need to worry, you're fine. We left feeling more confused than when we came in, felt like we had even more questions and were disgusted with his lack of wanting to look into my case further. Would not recommend this Dr. at all. We will be making an appointment with another cardiologist who hopefully will listen to my concerns and take me seriously. Time for a second opinion.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Brown is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • American University Of Beirut

    Graduated in 1981

  • Sinai Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ward M Brown accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Medica Choice
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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