Dr. Stephen Brown

Anesthesiologist and Chronic Pain Specialist

Dr. Stephen Brown is a fellowship-trained Anesthesiologist and a Diplomate of the Canadian Academy of Pain Management. He is also a member of the Chronic Pain Section of the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society and the American Society for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He has a Bachelor of Science in Medical Biophysics from Western University. He received his medical degree from McMaster University in 1994 and his Royal College specialist designation in Anesthesia from the University of Toronto in 1999. Dr. Brown has 20 years of clinical pain management experience. He spent seven years as Chief of two Departments of Anesthesia and has been responsible for the creation of evidence-based pathways and protocols to enhance acute and chronic pain control. He is currently on Active Staff in the Department of Anesthesia at William Osler Health System where he co-Chaired the Chronic Pain Working Group. In 2015 he received the Ontario Medical Association Section on Anesthesiology’s Distinguished Service Award. His leadership roles have included President of the Canadian Association of Internes and Residents, Director of Medical Education at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Chair of the Ontario Medical Association Section on Anesthesiology, Board Member on the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society, Chief of the Department of Anesthesia North York General Hospital, Ontario Hospital Association Physician Provincial Leadership Council, and most recently Chief of the Anesthesia Department and Co-Medical Director of the Surgical Program at William Osler Health System.