Dr. Nicholas Brown is an American College of Surgeons’ board-certified general surgeon. He first became interested in bariatric surgery during his residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita. Dr. Brown later went on to complete a minimally invasive and bariatric surgery fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Post-fellowship, Dr. Brown joined Wichita Surgical Specialists in 2012, with a passion for improving the health and wellness of the Wichita community in which he and his family live. He is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
Dr. Brown’s interest in bariatric surgery is based on his knowledge that morbid obesity is a life altering and often devastating health condition that millions of Americans face each year. His passion to improve the health and well-being of individuals throughout the Midwest is what drives him each and every day. Safety, quality, and service were instilled in Dr. Brown at a young age, and he lives by these principles each step of the patient’s journey.
As Medical Director, Dr. Brown believes that surgical treatment of morbid obesity is an essential therapy that can cure an array of health and wellness conditions including diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, weight loss and more. Surgery coupled with lifestyle change, support and a programmatic approach, is the core to dramatic health condition resolution and weight loss. Dr. Brown is honored and humbled that he has the opportunity to work with so many amazing patients.