Dr Mike Brown

Dr Mike BrownTel: 020 3447 9645
Fax: 020 7388 7645
Email: michael.brown18@nhs.net

Hospital for Tropical Diseases

Acute Medical Unit (AMU), Emergency Day Unit, Tropical and infectious diseases, TB (tuberculosis) service

Professional background

  • Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine UCLH since January 2007
  • Senior Lecturer at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Clinical Lead for Hospital for Tropical Diseases

Research interests

Migrant health, helminth infections


Brown M, Varia H, Bassett P, Davidson RN, Wall R, Pasvol G. Prospective study of sputum induction versus gastric lavage for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in patients who are unable to expectorate. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2007; 44: 1415-20

Peck L, Ferenczi E, Cosgrove C, Burns F, Brown M. Barriers to targeted HIV testing on an acute admissions unit: evaluation of the UK guideline. Quarterly Journal of Medicine 2010;103:147-51.

Smith PJ, Theis B, McCartney S. Helminths - an unrecognised disease burden prevalent among migrants in the Gastroenterology clinic. Frontline Gastroenterology 2011; in press

Eziefula AC, Brown M. Intestinal nematodes - disease burden, deworming and the potential importance of co-infection. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 2008; 21:516-22

Eziefula AC, Brown M. The health of migrants from resource-poor countries. Medicine. 2010:38; 60-65

Brown M. Strongyloidiasis, hookworm and other gut strongyloid nematodes. Oxford Textbook of Medicine 5th edition.

GMC/GDC number: 4120166