Strongly recommend: 100%9.8
100% strongly recommend
2 reviews
Humanity
10
10
Humanity

Ratings of 1 mean patients felt this doctor treated them as "a number."

Ratings of 10 mean patients felt this doctor treated them as "a human."

Communication
10
10
Communication

Ratings of 1 mean poor communication.

Ratings of 10 mean excellent communication.

Frequency Seen
8.3
8.3
Frequency Seen

Ratings of 1 mean patients only saw this doctor once or twice during treatment.

Ratings of 10 mean patients saw this doctor at every appointment.

Responsiveness
1
Poor
Responsiveness

Scale is "poor, ok, good, excellent," and measures how responsive a care team was when patients needed to see or speak to them.

Education

Medical School
Washington U
Residency
Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical College

How Doctor Communicates

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Amy Brown works at

Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility
Strongly recommend: 94%Don't recommend: 6%9.6

At 1 office

Edina
6405 France Avenue Suite W400
Edina, MN 55435
952-920-2730
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2 patient reviews

10
10
Age 33 - 35
Treated 2017 - 2019
Success w/ Doc Yes
Fertility Medications
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Unexplained
Other
European
Income $100K - $199K
Marketer or PR
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Don't hesitate to ask as many questions as you can think of. She [Dr. Amy Brown] won't hesitate to answer every single one and talk through the process with you so you feel educated and equipped to move forward on your journey!...We couldn't figure out the ultimate reason for our recurrent miscarriages, but had a few highly potential reasons. Due to this, she recommended Quad treatment. We also did a Saline Infused Sonogram which found a polyp. During our D&C we had genetics testing done on the the fetus and we also did chromosomal testing done ourselves to see if we were carriers for anything. We also did blood clotting tests and progesterone tests. Once we were pregnant we continues baby aspirin until 36 weeks to reduce chance of blood clotting.
No weaknesses that I can think of [at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility]. Strengths are all rooted in a great staff and process for when things go right and when things go wrong. - giving space when hearing bad news, explaining things clearly, being personable and supportive!...[nurses are] Great! Timely, knowledgeable, supportive all the things you look for in a nurse!...in the case that my insurance did not cover one test (products of conception testing) the doctor and the billing staff supported me in fighting insurance to get it paid for.
How was your experience with Amy Brown at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility?
Dr. Brown is personable, knowledgeable, patient, kind, resourceful, and supportive. She is an OB, however she has treated my whole self with a regular check in on mental health too. If she is ever running late she is very apologetic, but I don't mind because when we have had losses we had lots of questions too and had very long appointments. I would want her to do the same for others since those appointments meant the world to my husband and I. She also came to visit me at the hospital for my first delivery even though she wasn't on call.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Amy Brown at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility?
Don't hesitate to ask as many questions as you can think of. She won't hesitate to answer every single one and talk through the process with you so you feel educated and equipped to move forward on your journey!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Amy Brown at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility?
On our very first visit, Dr. Brown listened and gave us a list of things we could look into based on our health history. She explained how we could call the billing office, get codes, and call our insurance too in order to see which procedures would be covered. This allowed us to decide for ourselves what things we would want to move forward with in regards to uncovering why we continued to have miscarriages. She explained each procedure in full and what timing would be needed for each as well since it would be important to time off of my cycle. We ended up having one more miscarriage while under her care, but prior to us being able to complete the full list of procedures. She had been on vacation during that time so another doctor met with us about our options, however she called to apologize for being gone during such an important time in our care and relationship with her. It meant a lot to have someone who was on this journey with. Especially someone we trusted and appreciated. She also has since explained any additional options once becoming pregnant (now for our second child) to ensure we continue to have successful pregnancies and that my mental health is good as well.
Describe the protocols Amy Brown used in your cycles at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility and their degree of success.
We couldn't figure out the ultimate reason for our recurrent miscarriages, but had a few highly potential reasons. Due to this, she recommended Quad treatment. We also did a Saline Infused Sonogram which found a polyp. During our D&C we had genetics testing done on the the fetus and we also did chromosomal testing done ourselves to see if we were carriers for anything. We also did blood clotting tests and progesterone tests. Once we were pregnant we continues baby aspirin until 36 weeks to reduce chance of blood clotting.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility.
Great! Timely, knowledgeable, supportive all the things you look for in a nurse!
Describe your experience with Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility.
No weaknesses that I can think of. Strengths are all rooted in a great staff and process for when things go right and when things go wrong. - giving space when hearing bad news, explaining things clearly, being personable and supportive!
Describe the costs associated with your care under Amy Brown at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility.
most things were covered under my insurance and in the case that my insurance did not cover one test (products of conception testing) the doctor and the billing staff supported me in fighting insurance to get it paid for.
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Doctor
Amy Brown
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility
Edina
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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9
10
Treated 2017 - 2018
Success w/ Doc No
8 IUI
1 IVF
Endometriosis
2nd of 3 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Dr Brown is patient-centered. She is empathetic and caring; actually listening to our concerns and desires. She took ample time each visit to sit with us and I felt heard and understood after meeting with her. She really knows endometriosis and is a talented laparoscopic surgeon. She was able to remove the endo that a previous surgeon missed. Although the surgery did not help me get pregnant, it did greatly reduce my pain associated with endo. My only complaint is that we didn’t see Dr Brown more during our IUI’s (the NP’s do this in the clinic). She was also difficult to get into (sometimes taking 3 weeks to get an appt). There is a reason she is hard to get into though. She is a fantastic physician.
OGI is where I would send anyone with Endo in the Twin Cities area, especially if you are considering surgery. They do not have an RE on staff but, in my experience, they are experts on Endo and IUI’s. They have a very tailored approach and monitor follicular growth more closely than I hear other clinics do. The group of NP’s are fantastic and I felt confident in the care I received from Dr Brown.
How was your experience with Amy Brown at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility?
Dr Brown is patient-centered. She is empathetic and caring; actually listening to our concerns and desires. She took ample time each visit to sit with us and I felt heard and understood after meeting with her. She really knows endometriosis and is a talented laparoscopic surgeon. She was able to remove the endo that a previous surgeon missed. Although the surgery did not help me get pregnant, it did greatly reduce my pain associated with endo. My only complaint is that we didn’t see Dr Brown more during our IUI’s (the NP’s do this in the clinic). She was also difficult to get into (sometimes taking 3 weeks to get an appt). There is a reason she is hard to get into though. She is a fantastic physician.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Amy Brown at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility?
Schedule early!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Amy Brown at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility?
Dr Brown took her time with us. She listened and seemed genuinely interested in our needs and desires. I did not feel like she was pushing any agenda. She allowed us to choose our path and provided needed information without any pressure. She is very caring and empathetic.
Describe the protocols Amy Brown used in your cycles at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility and their degree of success.
After one failed IUI with Dr Brown (my 4th total), she switched me to injectables for stim. I was monitored very closely during these cycles and responded well to the medication. Dr Brown’s clinic does a very good job monitoring follicle growth for IUI to prevent hyperstimulation, reduce the chance of multiples and ensure that you’re triggering on the right day.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility.
The nurse practitioners run the show at OGI. The MD’s are behind the scenes monitoring everything but it’s the NP’s who do all the follicular ultrasounds and IUI’s. They are a kind and caring group. They are experts at what they do (some have been there for many years) and are very good at communicating the why’s (follicle growth, dosing, when to trigger, risks of multiples, etc). I felt like they really cared about me and were rooting for me.
Describe your experience with Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility.
OGI is where I would send anyone with Endo in the Twin Cities area, especially if you are considering surgery. They do not have an RE on staff but, in my experience, they are experts on Endo and IUI’s. They have a very tailored approach and monitor follicular growth more closely than I hear other clinics do. The group of NP’s are fantastic and I felt confident in the care I received from Dr Brown.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Amy Brown at Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility.
I believe we spent around $5000 of my infertility benefit. The endo laparoscopic surgery was covered by my insurance
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Doctor
Amy Brown
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Obstetrics Gynecology & Infertility
Edina
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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