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Dr. Nick Brown

General & Bariatric Surgeon - Wichita Surgical Specialists


Board-certified, fellowship trained general surgeon who specializes in bariatric surgery and surgical treatment of GERD.

A native of Wichita, Dr. Brown received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, and completed his residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita.

“What I find most rewarding with my job is the ability to see a patient’s long-term success; to see the impact you’ve made in somebody’s life. No job is perfect, but if there’s something that you truly enjoy doing and are passionate enough to put in the hours, then that’s where you need to be. I’m grateful to do what I’m passionate about in my hometown.”

Subspecialty / Surgical Interests

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery

Education and Training

  • Medical Degree: Doctor of Medicine – University of Kansas School of Medicine; Kansas City, Kansas; 2002-2006
  • Residency: General Surgery – University of Kansas School of Medicine; Wichita, Kansas; 2006-2011
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery – University of Texas Health Science Center; Houston, Texas; 2011-2012

Professional Appointments

  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery; 2013 – Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor: Department of Surgery, University of Kansas School of Medicine; Wichita, Kansas; 2012 – Present
  • Medical Director: Bariatric Surgery, Wesley Medical Center; Wichita, Kansas

Professional Society Memberships

  • Fellow, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of Sedgwick County
  • Kansas Medical Society

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