Dr. Brown is a native of Baton Rouge, and he graduated from LSU Medical School - New Orleans in 1978. As a third year student, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He went on to the University of Florida for his residency where he served as chief resident.
He was awarded the National Upjohn Award for excellence in medicine.
He has three daughters and is married to Debbie Brown, who is a nurse. Dr. Brown is board certified by the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.