Dr Matt Brown
MD (Res) FRCA FFPMRCA MRCS (Eng)
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Dr Matt Brown is a consultant in pain medicine at the Royal Marsden Hospital and is a leading expert in the field of pain in cancer survivors. He trained at King’s College London, graduating with distinction in 2004. Whilst a medical student he was awarded a number of prizes for academic achievement including the War Memorial and Wolfson Foundation Scholarships.
Dr Browns' clinical training in pain medicine was conducted at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery providing a comprehensive grounding in the diagnosis and management of a broad variety of pain conditions. During his pain training he successfully gained fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine and undertook extensive training in Western Medical Acupuncture.
Dr Brown fulfilled his long-term interest in clinical research by gaining a place on the prestigious National Institute for Health Research’s Academic Clinical Fellowship Programme. This enabled him to conduct novel, award-winning research into pain at both Imperial College and King’s College, London. Subsequently, Dr Brown completed a Doctorate in Medicine at the Institute of Cancer Research (becoming the first anaesthetist in the Institute’s history to do so and winning the Chairman’s Prize at graduation).
Dr Brown takes a comprehensive and holistic approach to the management of pain, utilising a range of treatments to reduce symptoms and improve functional levels. His interests include persistent post-surgical pain, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) and other painful neuropathies, visceral pain, Western Medical Acupuncture, nerve (neuropathic) pain and pain from bone metastases.