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William Ross Brown

W. Ross Brown, MD

Board-Certified Interventional Cardiologist


Dr. Ross Brown is a board-certified Interventional Cardiologist. He is our newest provider at the HeartPlace Frisco clinic.

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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

HOSPITALS:

  • Medical City Plano
  • Texas Health Allen
  • Texas Health Frisco
  • Texas Health Plano

EDUCATION:

  • Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Residency, Internal Medicine:  Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Medical School, MD Degree:  Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth, Richmond, Virginia 
  • Graduate School, Masters of Science in Physiology Degree:  Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth, Richmond, Virginia
  • Undergraduate, Bachelors of Science in Biology Degree (Departmental Honors): Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Virginia 

PROCEDURAL SKILLS:

  • Complex Coronary & Peripheral Interventions
  • Heart Catheterizations
  • Percutaneous Support Devices (Impella, IABP)
  • Venous Reflux Disease & Ablation Therapy
  • TAVR

PUBLICATIONS/MEDIA:

Publications:

  • Brown WR, Levine, G. “Chest Pains and Angina”. In Levine, G, Cardiology Secrets (4th , pp. 110-116). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders. (2014).

 

  • Salloum FN, Abbate A, Houser J, Mudrick C, Roy S, Brown WR, Qureshi I, Prabhakar S and Kukreja R. “Sildenafil (Viagra) Attenuates Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Improves Left Ventricular Function in Mice”. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Mar;294(3):H1398-406. Epub. Jan 25, 2008.

 

  • Majid M, Brown WR, Divakaran V, Virani S. “Pulmonic Valve Endocarditis, A Case Report.” Submitted to Texas Heart Inst Journal.

 

  • Divakaran VG, Brown WR, Virani S. “Images in Echocardiography: A Freely Floating Saphenous Vein Graft.” Echocardiography. Vol 26. Aug, 2009.

 

  • Brown WR. Assisted Drs. R. Kukreja and F. Salloum in the investigation of PDE-5 inhibitors and their role in cardio protection. “Chronic Inhibition of PDE-5 with Sildenafil (Viagra) Attenuates Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Improves Left Ventricular Function in Mice”. 2007.

 

  • Brown WR. Worked with Dr. T. Duane (Trauma Surgery) in the Medical College of Virginia Emergency Department. This research considered the value of pelvic/cervical spine films, and outcomes in various patient populations, including the obese and the diabetic patient. “The Role and Influence of Plain Films and Patient Demographics on Outcomes in the Trauma Bay." 2006.

 

  • Brown WR. Worked with Dr. J. Feher to complete a thesis in physiology research. “Continuous Chemiluminescent Measurement of Superoxide in Intact Rat Hearts During Ischemia-Reperfusion.” 2002-2003.

 

  • Brown WR. As a candidate for Biology departmental honors, worked with Dr. K. Loesser to complete a thesis in biological research. In May of 2001, presented research to the Virginia Academy of Science. The work subsequently appeared in the Academy’s publication. “Vitamin E: Efficacy of Gamma-Tocopherol vs. Alpha-Tocopherol in Atherosclerosis Prevention.” 2000-2001.

 

Poster Presentations:

  • Oliver PA, Brown WR, Regan C, Stoltzfus J, Ornato JP. “Correlation Between Heart Rate in Pre-Hospital Patients In Atrial Fibrillation With Rapid Ventricular Response And Blood Serum Magnesium Levels”. AAEM meeting, Las Vegas, NV. Feb 2010.

 

  • Salloum F, Abbate A, Brown WR, Hoke N, Kukreja RC. “Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors Reduce Myocardial Infarction, Apoptosis and Improve Post Ischemic Ventricular Function in Female Mice”. ACC meeting, Chicago, IL. March, 2008.
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