Eric N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

Glaucoma Fellowship Director


M.D.,University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Postgraduate Training


University of Missouri-Kansas City


Glaucoma Fellow, University of Pittsburgh

Professional Associations

American Glaucoma Society (AGS) 2014–
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2011–
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2004–
American Crystallographic Association (ACA) 2003–2010
American Chemical Society (ACS) 1999–2010
Associated for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1998–

Honors and Awards

Ophthalmology Consultant of the Year for Truman Medical Center Emergency Department- 2013
Invited speaker for American Chemical Society National Meeting- 2009
Subramanian Award - Best thesis in the University of Iowa Department of Biochemistry- 2008
Phi Beta Kappa Member- 2001 


Dr. Brown is originally from Minnesota, but has been making his way south to Tennessee. He received both his medical degree and doctorate from the University of Iowa. Dr. Brown then completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. This was followed by a glaucoma fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he was a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Brown's main clinical focus will be the medical and surgical management of glaucoma and related conditions. His academic interests include utilizing ophthalmic imaging and functional testing to predict glaucoma disease progression.