Alexandra E Brown, MD
Alexandra E Brown, MD

Alexandra E Brown, MD

Primary Care
Specialties
Primary Care, Family Medicine, more

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  • AETNA
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem/GHI
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Quality Health Management
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare
  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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About Alexandra E Brown, MD

Dr. Alexandra Brown is board certified in Family Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed residency in Family Medicine at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center. She is a native New Yorker, but has also lived in France, where she received her Master's in French Cultural Studies from Columbia University; and in Switzerland, where she worked for the World Health Organization for the Polio Eradication Initiative. Dr. Brown's passion for primary care developed through an interest in the prevention, as well as the treatment, of disease. She also has special interest in women's health and providing primary care to the LGBTQ+ population. Dr. Brown enjoys collaborating with patients, their support systems, and specialists, in order to provide effective and individualized treatment plans. In 2020, Dr. Brown received her residency's patient advocacy award for her work helping her patients obtain excellent medical care. She also loves teaching and works with both Columbia medical students at the student-run Q clinic and with Columbia Family Medicine residents on the inpatient service at the Allen Hospital. Dr. Brown is fluent in French and continues to work on her medical Spanish skills.


Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
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Expertise

  • Adult Medicine

  • Cough

  • Diabetes

  • Diarrhea

  • Ear Infection

  • Hypertension

  • Hyperthyroidism

  • Hypothyroidism

  • LGBTQ+ Health

  • Primary Care (Columbia Primary Care)

  • Sore Throat

  • UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)

  • Wellness Exams

  • Women's Health

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Languages

  • English
  • French
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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French