Mariah Brown, MD
Associate Professor, Dermatology

Photo
Download CV
Medical School:
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine (2005)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Stanford University (CA) (1999)
Internship:
  • Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center Program (2006)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Dermatology (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Procedural Dermatology (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Dermatology

Professional Titles

  • Director of Mohs Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology

Recognition & Awards

  • Member, Board of Directors, American College of Mohs Surgery (2020)
    One of nine nationally elected board members for the American College of Mohs Surgery, the leading national organization for fellowship-trained skin cancer surgeons.

Research Interests

I have published extensively on topics in surgical reconstruction, complications of dermatologic surgery and rare cutaneous tumors.

Teaching

  • Program Director, Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship (2015)
    School of Medicine, Dermatology
    Our one-year training fellowship focuses on the management of complex skin cancer patients, with a particular emphasis on Mohs surgery, surgical reconstruction and multidisciplinary patient care.

Publications

  • Olander J, Brown M. A Large Surgical Defect of the Central Upper Lip. Dermatol Surg. 2020 May 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32483100
  • Brodsky MA, Axibal E, Brown M. Aggressive Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma as an Adult Manifestation of Incontinentia Pigmenti. Dermatol Surg. 2020 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33165053
  • Barklund S, Brown M. Treatment of steroid atrophy with hyaluronic acid filler. JAAD Case Rep. 2020 Oct;6(10):973-974. PubMed PMID: 32995421
  • Flaten HK, Goodman L, Wong E, Hammes A, Brown MR. Analysis of Speaking Opportunities by Gender at National Dermatologic Surgery Conferences. Dermatol Surg. 2020 Sep;46(9):1195-1201. PubMed PMID: 31834070
  • Barklund JS, Cameron MC, Mirhossaini RB, Brown M. Utilization Patterns of Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeons in the Treatment of Melanoma in Situ and Melanoma. Dermatol Surg. 2020 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32932262
  • Wong E, Axibal E, Brown M. Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2019 Feb;27(1):15-34. PubMed PMID: 30420068
  • Wong E, Axibal E, Brown M. Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2019 Feb;27(1):15-34. PubMed PMID: 30420068
  • Axibal E, Brown M. Surgical Dressings and Novel Skin Substitutes. Dermatol Clin. 2019 Jul;37(3):349-366. PubMed PMID: 31084729
  • Barklund JS, Wong EB, Brown M. Use of Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% Soaked Pledgets for Hemostasis of Exposed Nasal Mucosa After Dermatologic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2019 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31809355
  • Barklund JS, Brown M. Second Intention Healing of a Large Surgical Defect of the Scalp. Dermatol Surg. 2019 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31809347
  • Flaten HK, Goodman L, Wong E, Hammes A, Brown MR. Analysis of Speaking Opportunities by Gender at National Dermatologic Surgery Conferences. Dermatol Surg. 2019 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31834070
  • Crow LD, Jambusaria-Pahlajani A, Chung CL, Baran DA, Lowenstein SE, Abdelmalek M, Ahmed RL, Anadkat MJ, Arcasoy SM, Berg D, Bibee KP, Billingsley E, Black WH, Blalock TW, Bleicher M, Brennan DC, Brodland DG, Brown MR, Carroll BT, Carucci JA, Chang TW, Chaux G, Cusack CA, Dilling DF, Doyle A, Emtiazjoo AM, Ferguson NH, Fosko SW, Fox MC, Goral S, Gray AL, Griffin JR, Hachem RR, Hall SA, Hanlon AM, Hayes D Jr, Hickey GW, Holtz J, Hopkins RS, Hu J, Huang CC, Brian Jiang SI, Kapnadak SG, Kraus ES, Lease ED, Leca N, Lee JC, Leitenberger JJ, Lim MA, Longo MI, Malik SM, Mallea JM, Menter A, Myers SA, Neuburg M, Nijhawan RI, Norman DJ, Otley CC, Paek SY, Parulekar AD, Patel MJ, Patel VA, Patton TJ, Pugliano-Mauro M, Ranganna K, Ravichandran AK, Redenius R, Roll GR, Samie FH, Shin T, Singer JP, Singh P, Soon SL, Soriano T, Squires R, Stasko T, Stein JA, Taler SJ, Terrault NA, Thomas CP, Tokman S, Tomic R, Twigg AR, Wigger MA, Zeitouni NC, Arron ST. Initial skin cancer screening for solid organ transplant recipients in the United States: Delphi method development of expert consensus guidelines. Transpl Int. 2019 Dec;32(12):1268-1276. PubMed PMID: 31502728
  • Sokoya M, Brown M, Terella A. A Large Surgical Defect of the Central Forehead. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29381547
  • Sokoya M, Brown M, Terella A. A Large Surgical Defect of the Central Forehead. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29381547
  • Olander J, Miller M, Brown M. Use of sterile urine cups as sharps containers during Mohs micrographic surgery stages. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Nov;79(5):e97-e98. PubMed PMID: 29408554
  • Mirhossaini RB, Cameron MC, Fathi R, Brown M. Utilization Patterns of Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeons in the Treatment of Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30148734
  • Fathi R, Alkousakis T, Brown M. Plaque-Like Atypical Fibroxanthoma, A Rare Invasive Variant. Dermatol Surg. 2017 Jan;43(1):138-139. PubMed PMID: 27399943
  • Danhof R, Lewis K, Brown M. Small Molecule Inhibitors of the Hedgehog Pathway in the Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2017 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28887802
  • Axibal E, Terella A, Ricci D, Brown M. Neuropraxia of the Spinal Accessory Nerve After Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2017 Sep;43(9):1192-1195. PubMed PMID: 28538032
  • Olander J, Wong M, Brown M. Use of a Single Anatomic Donor Site for Harvesting a Full-Thickness Skin Graft and a Free Cartilage Graft for Nasal Defects. Dermatol Surg. 2017 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29053533
  • Ricci D, Brown MR. Large Surgical Defect of the Superior Ear. Dermatol Surg. 2017 May;43 Suppl 1:S115-S118. PubMed PMID: 27673486
  • Ricci D, Miller MD, Brown MR. Second Intention Healing for Large Surgical Defects of the Foot. Dermatol Surg. 2017 Apr;43(4):592-595. PubMed PMID: 27673487
  • Benoit A, Aycock J, Milam D, Brown M. Dermatofibrosarcoma Protruberans of the Forehead With Extensive Subclinical Spread. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26808183
  • Fathi R, Serota M, Brown M. Identifying and Managing Local Anesthetic Allergy in Dermatologic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26783690
  • Fathi R, Serota M, Brown M. Identifying and Managing Local Anesthetic Allergy in Dermatologic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Feb;42(2):147-56. PubMed PMID: 26783690
  • Benoit A, Aycock J, Milam D, Brown M. Dermatofibrosarcoma Protruberans of the Forehead With Extensive Subclinical Spread. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Feb;42(2):261-4. PubMed PMID: 26808183
  • Ricci D, Brown MR. Large Surgical Defect of the Superior Ear. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27673486
  • Miller MD, Brown MR. Reconstruction of a Full-Thickness Nasal Defect. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27465253
  • Ricci D, Miller MD, Brown MR. Second Intention Healing for Large Surgical Defects of the Foot. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27673487
  • Waldman A, Arndt KA, Avram MM, Brown MR, Dover JS, Fabi SG, Friedmann DP, Geronemus RG, Goldberg DJ, Goldman MP, Green JB, Ibrahimi OA, Jones DH, Kilmer SL, McDaniel DH, Obagi S, Ortiz AE, Rohrer TE, Taylor MB, Torres A, Weinkle SH, Weiss MA, Weiss ET, Weiss RA, Poon E, Alam M. ASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Milestones. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Oct;42(10):1164-73. PubMed PMID: 27661429
  • Chen DL, Carlson EO, Fathi R, Brown MR. Undermining and Hemostasis. Dermatol Surg. 2015 Oct;41 Suppl 10:S201-15. PubMed PMID: 26418686
  • Prado R, Funke A, Bingham J, Brown M, Ramsey Mellette J. Treatment of severe rhinophyma using scalpel excision and wire loop tip electrosurgery. Dermatol Surg. 2013 May;39(5):807-10. PubMed PMID: 23560892
View All (32 Total) View Less

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Member
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society, Member
  • American College of Mohs Surgery, Fellow Member
  • Colorado Dermatologic Society, Member
  • Association of Professors in Dermatology, Member

Practice Locations

UCH - Dermatology Clinic
1665 Aurora Ct
3rd Floor, Anschutz Cancer Pavilion
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0500

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Procedural Dermatology (2010)
  • Dermatology, Board Certification (2005)
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Specialized Training (2010)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Skin Cancer
  • Skin, Hair and Nails
  • Skin, Hair and Nails - Biopsies and Excisions
  • Cancers - Melanoma
  • Cancers
Clinical Interests
My primary clinical interest is the medical and surgical management of skin cancer. I am fellowship trained in Mohs surgery for the surgical treatment of skin cancer, as well as having expertise in other aspects of dermatologic surgery such as the removal of benign skin lesions and scar revisions. I also have a clinical focus in pediatric dermatologic surgery.

Care Philosophy
I aim to provide the highest level of care for each one of my patients. I believe in treating each patient with the most advanced techniques and therapies and working closely with other specialties to provide optimal care.

Personal Interests
In my free time, I enjoy skiing, biking, reading books and spending time with my family.

Volunteer Activities
I serve on multiple national committees of dermatologic surgery professional organizations, including the American College of Mohs Surgery and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Public Speaking
Yes
Diagnosis of skin cancer; treatment of skin cancer; sun protection and sunscreen; Mohs micrographic surgery and surgical reconstruction.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Stanford University (CA) (1999)
Internships:
  • Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center Program (2006)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Dermatology (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Procedural Dermatology (2010)
Download CV
Languages: English
Department: Dermatology
;