The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Board of Directors welcomed Philip Brown, MD, to its ranks at its first meeting of the year on Saturday, Jan. 9. Dr. Brown is a vascular surgeon in Wilmington and was recently named Chief Physician Executive at New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he had been serving as Chief of the NHRMC Medical Staff. In his new role at the medical center, which started Jan. 1, he oversees care quality, care transformation and physician leadership.
A longtime NCMS member, Dr. Brown serves as co-chair of the Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership, a program of the NCMS Foundation. He is an alumnus of the Leadership College, class of 2003.
Dr. Brown has been practicing in Wilmington since 2004. He earned his undergraduate degree at UNC-Wilmington in 1988, then his MD at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville in 1995. He completed a residency at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville, then a fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2001-02. He also served on the academic faculty at East Carolina University. He is a former president of the New Hanover-Pender Medical Society.
The next NCMS Board of Directors meeting in March will be held in Wilmington, Dr. Brown’s hometown. All physicians and PAs in the eastern region are invited to join Dr. Brown and the other Board members at a Mix and Mingle on Friday, March 18. Watch the Bulletin and NCMS website for details.