Dr. Heidi Brown, MD, MAS, FACOG, FPMRS, is an Assistant Professor of Urogynecology in the Division of Benign Gynecology and Gynecologic Subspecialities. She is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Brown graduated magna cum laude from Brown University's Program in Liberal Medical Education with a bachelors degree in Community Health and obtained her medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in 2006. She completed a year-long fellowship in Applied Epidemiology with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia in 2005. Dr. Brown completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee-Women's Hospital. She then completed a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and a Masters of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research at the University of California - San Diego. She joined the faculty at UW-Madison in August, 2013 and holds appointments in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Urology.
Dr. Brown's primary research focus is on improving access to effective treatments for pelvic floor disorders. She is a Wisconsin Multidisciplinary K12 Research Career Development Scholar and a Health Innovation Program investigator. She is a recipient of a 2016 Wisconsin Partnership Program New Investigator Program Grant to study a community-based program that promotes self-management of bladder and bowel incontinence, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Institute for Health Aging's Community Academic Aging Research Network (CAARN).
Dr. Brown mentors residents, medical students, and undergraduate students, and is the recipient of numerous teaching and research awards. She serves on committees for the American Urogynecologic Society and the International Urogynecological Association and is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Urogynecology Journal.
Dr. Brown sees patients in the Women's Pelvic Wellness Program and volunteers at Share the Health.