Dr. Gary C. Brown MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Gary Brown is an ophthalmologist in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Chestnut Hill Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Brown accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at Chestnut Hill Hospital and one of 50 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation

Chestnut Hill Hospital

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Wills Eye Hospital
Ranked #2 in Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Grady Health System
Residency, Pediatrics, 1975 - 1976

Wills Eye Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1976 - 1979

Wills Eye Hospital
Fellowship, Vitreoretinal diseases, 1979 - 1981

State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Class of 1975

Wills Eye Hospital
Chief Residency, Ophthalmology, 1978 - 1979

Saint Josephs University Haub School of Business
Other Training, Strategic Management, 1996 - 1998


Other Training, Strategic Management, 1996 - 1998


Other Training, 1967 - 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

ME State Medical License
Active through 2013

ND State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctors, 5% of Philadelphia Physicians
2013

“A” rating in all categories, Angie’s List Health
2010

1,000 Great Minds of the 21st Century, American Biographical Institute
2010

Life Achievement Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2009

The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who
2008

Madison Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals
2007

Madison Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals
2008

International Award for the Advancement of Vitreoretinal Diseases, Cambridge
2006

Continental WHO'S WHO Registry of National Business Leaders
2006

Continental WHO'S WHO Registry of National Business Leaders
2007

Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
2006

Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
2007

Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
2008

Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
2009

Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
2010

Marqui Who’s Who in America
2006

Marqui Who’s Who in America
2007

Marqui Who’s Who in America
2008

Marqui Who’s Who in America
2009

Marqui Who’s Who in America
2010

Who’s Who in America
2005

Best Doctors in New Jersey
2005

Best Doctors in New Jersey
2007

Silver Tray Award for Distinguished Service, Wills Eye Hospital Society
2004

Main Line Top Doctor
2003

Arnall Patz Medal for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Retinal Vascular Diseases, Macula Society
2003

Consumer’s Guide to Top Doctors
2003

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2003

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2004

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2005

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2006

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2007

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2008

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2009

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2010

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2011

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2012

Top Ophthalmologists in the United States
2013

Guide to Top Doctors, Center for the Study of Services (CSS)
2002

The National Registry of WHO’S WHO, Lifetime member
2001

Distinguished Service Award, Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
2000

Strathmore’s WHO’S WHO
1999

Who’s Who Among Business Executives
1999

Honored Life Member, Ophthalmic Club of Philadelphia
1999

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors for Seniors, Philadelphia Magazine
1998

Who’s Who in the World
1997

Who’s Who in the World
2008

Who’s Who in the World
2009

Who’s Who in the World
2010

America's Best Doctors (top 2-3% of doctors in the U.S., as elected by peers), Castle-Connolly, Ltd.
1996

Who’s Who Among Outstanding Business Executives
1996

Who’s Who in Medicine
1996

Who’s Who in Medicine
1997

Who’s Who in Medicine
2004

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
1995

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
1996

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
1997

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
1999

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2000

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2001

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2002

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2003

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2005

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2006

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2007

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2008

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2009

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2010

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2011

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2012

Philadelphia’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2013

Senior Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
1994

Paul Craig Award
1988

Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
1984

Resident Teaching Award, Wills Eye Hospital
1981

Resident Teaching Award, Wills Eye Hospital
1982

Robert Shoemaker Award, Best paper presentation, PA Academy of Ophthalmology
1979

ARVO Scholarship Grant
1978

Alpha Omega Alpha
1974

Mosby Scholarship Book Award
1974

Phi Beta Kappa
1971

New York State Regents Medical Scholarship
1971

New York State Regents Scholarship
1967

Publications & Presentations

Update on Value-Based MedicineC
Brown MM. Brown GC 2013 5 1

Vascular crossing patterns in patients with systemic arterial hypertension
Waisbren E, Salz DA Brown GC, Brown MM 2013 4 13

Serous macular detachment in waldenström macroglobulinemia: a report of four cases
Baker PS, Garg SJ, Fineman MS, Chiang A, Alshareef RA, Belmont J, Brown GC 2013 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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