Dr. Richard J. Brown Receives the RealSelf 100 Award for Online Commitment to Patients
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – April 11, 2013 – Scottsdale cosmetic surgeon Richard J. Brown, MD, has been named one of 100 doctors to be included in the RealSelf 100. He was selected out of more than 5,000 board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and licensed cosmetic dentists. The award from RealSelf, the world’s largest consumer source for cosmetic surgery information, is granted to Dr. Brown for his commitment to ensuring millions of consumers make informed decisions about cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Brown began his practice in the specialty of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery after 12 years of training. He is double board-certified in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery. Originally from Atlanta, he earned his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School. He completed his general surgery residency at Northwestern University, followed by his residency training in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has two offices in the Phoenix area – in Scottsdale and Sun City.
“I’m very excited to have been selected for this honor by RealSelf,” said Dr. Brown. “Educating others on their options via a service like RealSelf or other social media is a great way to stay in touch with the needs and concerns that patients seeking cosmetic surgery may have.”
Through participation on RealSelf, Dr. Brown helps prospective patients make confident decisions about cosmetic procedures they are researching. Dr. Brown has been reviewed by his patients on RealSelf.com and maintains a score of 5 out of 5 stars. In addition, Dr. Brown offers his professional expertise to the RealSelf community, having answered more than 542 questions for free since joining RealSelf in 2012.
“Our Top Doctors are at the forefront of change in terms of how patients and physicians interact,” commented RealSelf CEO Tom Seery. “The amount of expertise and time they dedicate to the RealSelf community is unbelievable, and as a result, they have patients walking into their office with a level of trust already established. We hear anecdote after anecdote about patients feeling like they know their doctor because of interactions that began on RealSelf.”