Niagara Health appoints new Chief of Surgery

After a nationwide search, Niagara Health is announcing a new Chief of Surgery.

Long time Niagara Falls urologist Dr. Ian Brown has been appointed to the position. He has been with Niagara Health since 1996, served as Niagara Health's Urology Lead from 2006 - 2013, has been the Physician Lead of Niagara Health's Prostate Diagnostic Assessment Clinic since it opened, and is an Adjunct Professor with the Niagara Regional Campus of McMaster University's Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine.

Brown also serves as the Vice Chair of the YMCA of Niagara Board of Directors and as a Board Member with the Branscombe Family Foundation.

"I am looking forward to working with our talented and dedicated surgical team in this new role," Brown says via a release. "The surgical program has taken many positive steps in the ever-evolving process of improving patient care at Niagara Health, and I am thrilled to be joining the surgery department in my new administrative role. The opportunity to be part of building on the hard work that has already been done at Niagara Health is exciting."

He will assume the role on September 1st.