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Katherine K. Brown, MD

Katherine K. Brown, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Dr. Brown is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Dermatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Dermatology, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Contact Dermatitis (Contact Eczema)
  • Dysplastic Nevi (Atypical Moles)
  • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Melanoma
  • Mole Check
  • Mole Removal
  • Patch Testing
  • Phototherapy

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Residency: Stanford University Medical Center
Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital


American Academy of Dermatology, National American Contact Dermatitis Society , National American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons , National The Dermatology Foundation , National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Brown is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Brown K: "Contact Dermatitis" Inpatient Dermatology : 2016.

Strazzula, Lauren; Brown, Katherine K; Brieva, Joaquin C; Camp, Brendan J; Frankel, Hillary C; Kissin, Eugene; Mahlberg, Matthew J; Mina, Mary Alice; Pomeranz, Miriam K; Brownell, Isaac; Kroshinsky, Daniela.: Levamisole toxicity mimicking autoimmune disease. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 69 (6): 954-9,2013.

Anderson, Jill C; Brown, Katherine K.: Masson tumor arising in a congenital vascular anomaly. Pediatric Dermatology 30 (6): 745-7,2013.

Fathi R. Huang WW, Brown K.: Disseminated Lyme Borreliosis preceded by hepatitis Dermatology Online Journal 10 (18): 2012.

Fiorentino, D F; Chen, R O; Stewart, D B; Brown, K K; Sundram, U N.: The direct cellular target of topically applied pimecrolimus may not be infiltrating lymphocytes. British Journal of Dermatology 164 (5): 996-1003,2011.

Brown K, Martini M.: "Sclerotherapy of Leg Veins" Body Rejuvenation : 127-134,2010.

Brown, Katherine K; Rehmus, Wingfield E; Kimball, Alexa B.: Determining the relative importance of patient motivations for nonadherence to topical corticosteroid therapy in psoriasis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 55 (4): 607-13,2006.

Rehmus WE, Brown K, Timani SS, Rubeiz N.: Bromhidrosis Emedicine Dermatology : 2005.

Academic Contact Info

250 King of Prussia Rd
Radnor, PA 19087
Phone: (610) 902-2000
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)