Daniel B. Brown, M.D.

Clinical Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Delivery Address
Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue S, CCC-1118

Dan Brown, MD, FSIR, is a graduate of Hahnemann Medical College (now Drexel University College of Medicine), and performed a residency in Radiology at Bryn Mawr Hospital and a fellowship in Interventional Radiology at Penn State University. He practiced at Washington University in St. Louis for nine years before moving to Thomas Jefferson, where he was Director of Interventional Radiology.

Dr. Brown joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2013 as the Director of Interventional Oncology. He is Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering. In 2019, he was appointed Vice Chair, Innovation and Clinical Research.

He has authored over 100 articles and scientific abstracts and has written performance guidelines for a number of the minimally-invasive oncologic interventions done at Vanderbilt. His research has focused on the entire spectrum of interventional oncology.

Section: Interventional Oncology


Cruz JC, Watchmaker JM, Albin MM, Wang L, Wu G, Baker JC, Fritsche MR, Alexopoulos SP, Matsuoka L, Fleming JW, Su J, Borgmann AJ, Banovac F, Brown DBNeutrophil/Lymphocyte Ratio Predicts Increased Risk of Immediate Progressive Disease following Chemoembolization of Hepatocellular CarcinomaJ Vasc Interv Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Oct 10/24/2019; PMID: 31669086, PII: S1051-0443(19)30686-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvir.2019.08.001, ISSN: 1535-7732.

Hevert EAC, Howser CG, Gould ML, Brown DBAblative, Endovascular, and Biliary Interventions for Patients with Pancreatic CancerSemin Intervent Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Aug; 36(3): 203-12. PMID: 31435128, PMCID: PMC6699965, PII: 001149, DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1693118, ISSN: 0739-9529.

Klimkowski S, Baker JC, Brown DBRed Flags, Pitfalls, and Cautions in Y90 RadiotherapyTech Vasc Interv Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Jun; 22(2): 63-9. PMID: 31079712, PII: S1089-2516(19)30012-5, DOI: 10.1053/j.tvir.2019.02.005, ISSN: 1557-9808.

Perez AW, Watchmaker JM, Brown DB, Banovac F. Association between Periprocedural Neutropenia and Early Infection-related Chest Port RemovalRadiology [print-electronic]. 2019 May; 291(2): 513-8. PMID: 30747596, DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2019182175, ISSN: 1527-1315.

Watchmaker JM, Lipnik AJ, Fritsche MR, Baker JC, Mouli SK, Geevarghese S, Banovac F, Omary RA, Brown DBAre prophylactic antibiotics necessary prior to transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with native biliary anatomy?J Surg Oncol [print-electronic]. 2018 May; 117(6): 1312-7. PMID: 29513895, DOI: 10.1002/jso.24993, ISSN: 1096-9098.

Fritsche MR, Watchmaker JM, Lipnik AJ, Baker JC, Geevarghese S, Banovac F, Omary RA, Brown DBOutpatient Transarterial Chemoembolization of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Review of a Same-Day Discharge StrategyJ Vasc Interv Radiol [print-electronic]. 2018 Feb 2/23/2018; PMID: 29478795, PII: S1051-0443(17)31038-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvir.2017.11.018, ISSN: 1535-7732.

Mouli S, Baker JC, Brown DBInterventional Oncology Service DevelopmentSemin Intervent Radiol [print-electronic]. 2017 Jun; 34(2): 182-6. PMID: 28579686, PMCID: PMC5453768, PII: 00999, DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1601853, ISSN: 0739-9529.

Taussig MD, Irene Koran ME, Mouli SK, Ahmad A, Geevarghese S, Baker JC, Lipnik AJ, Banovac F, Brown DBNeutrophil to lymphocyte ratio predicts disease progression following intra-arterial therapy of hepatocellular carcinomaHPB (Oxford) [print-electronic]. 2017 Feb 2/9/2017; PMID: 28190710, PII: S1365-182X(17)30043-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.01.013, ISSN: 1477-2574.

Koran ME, Stewart S, Baker JC, Lipnik AJ, Banovac F, Omary RA, Brown DBFive percent dextrose maximizes dose delivery of Yttrium-90 resin microspheres and reduces rates of premature stasis compared to sterile waterBiomed Rep [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec; 5(6): 745-8. PMID: 28105342, PMCID: PMC5228356, PII: BR-0-0-799, DOI: 10.3892/br.2016.799, ISSN: 2049-9434.

Koran ME, Lipnik AJ, Baker JC, Banovac F, Omary RA, Brown DBProcedural Impact of a Dedicated Interventional Oncology Service Line in a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer CenterJ Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2016 Jun 6/11/2016; PMID: 27297700, PII: S1546-1440(16)30307-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.04.033, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Gaba RC, Lewandowski RJ, Hickey R, Baerlocher MO, Cohen EI, Dariushnia SR, Janne d'Othée B, Padia SA, Salem R, Wang DS, Nikolic B, Brown DB, . Transcatheter Therapy for Hepatic Malignancy: Standardization of Terminology and Reporting CriteriaJ Vasc Interv Radiol [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 27(4): 457-73. PMID: 26851158, PII: S1051-0443(15)02007-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvir.2015.12.752, ISSN: 1535-7732.