Brown, Dr. M.

Merrilee Brown has been working in Port Perry since July 1998. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Science (summa cum laude) from McMaster University in 1991. She completed her medical school training at the University of Western Ontario (Meds ’95). She completed a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 1997. Following her heart, she went to Alberta and performed locum tenens work in rural Alberta to be with her husband, Steve Gray. They returned in 1998. Since then, Dr. Brown has done Emergency Room work, home based palliative care consultation, Hospital inpatient work, OR assist and teaching medical students and residents. She has won numerous awards including the OCFP Community Teacher of the Year award in 2004, the Hollister King Rural Teaching Award in 2006 and the Rural Ontario Medical Programme’s Postgradaute Preceptor of the Year in 2008. She was granted a Rural Service Award from the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada in 2008. She presently has teaching appointments from University of Toronto and Queens Universities, is Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee for the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine and sits on the National Joint Committee on Rural Education.

They have two children Alastair, born in 2002 and Sophie, born in 2004. In her spare time, she is an avid reader, is restoring their 140 year old house and bakes great chocolate chip cookies.

Dr M. Brown’s office can be reached by calling 905-985-2895 extension 5420