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Dr Justin Brown


  • P: 03 9468 0110
  • F: 03 9468 0120

Northpark Private Hospital
Corner Plenty & Greenhills Roads
Bundoora VIC 3083

  • Consulting Hours
  • Mo-Fr 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sa-Su Closed

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Dr Justin Brown

Paediatric Endocrinologist

Dr Brown graduated from Cambridge University in 1992 and completed specialist training in the United Kingdom in general paediatrics and endocrinology.

Dr Brown has over 10 years specialist experience working in Melbourne, initially working in the Endocrinology department at the Royal Children's Hospital and currently holds a position as Paediatric Endocrinologist at Monash Children's Hospital, Clayton as well as a Senior Lecturer position at Monash University.

Dr Brown consults privately at;
* Consulting Suite E, Monash Medical Centre, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton, VIC 3168
* Northpark Private Hospital, Plenty Road, Bundoora, VIC 3083

Dr Brown also provides outreach services to the regional towns of Warragul, Traralgon and Sale.

Dr Brown has a number of publications in the field of endocrinology (see Research and publications below). His clinical practice covers the full spectrum of paediatric endocrinology from birth to adulthood.

This includes:

• disorders of growth and puberty
• diabetes - birth to adulthood
• adrenal, thyroid and pituitary disease
• endocrine late effects of oncology treatment
• disorders of sexual differentiation
• disorders of calcium and bone metabolism.

Research and publications

De Silva A, Jong I, McLean G, Bergman P, Rodda C, Brown J, Nandurkar D. The role of scintigraphy and ultrasound in the imaging of neonatal hypothyroidism: 5-year retrospective review of single-centre experience. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2014 Aug;58(4):422-30.

Kao KT, Simm P, Brown J. Childhood Insulinoma masquerading as seizure disorder. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2014; 50(4):319-22

McLean G, DeSilva A, Bergman P, Rodda C, Brown J, Jong I, Nandurkar D. Solid Ectopic Thymus In Neonates With Thyroid Agenesis. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 2012;31(8):1281-3

Malhotra A, Bergman P, Brown J, McGillivray G. Congenital hypothyroidism in association with chromosome 3p25.3-pter deletion. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism 2011;24:9-10

Brown JJ, Zacharin MR. Efficacy and safety of zoledronic acid in paediatric osteoporosis. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism 2009;22:55-63

Brown JJ, Ramalingam L, Zacharin MR. Efficacy and safety of longterm intravenous zoledronic acid use and assessment for avascular necrosis of the jaw in paediatric osteoporosis. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2008 Jun;68(6):863-7. Epub 2008 Jan 21.

Nguyen A, Brown JJ, Warne GL. Growth in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
Indian J Paediatrics 2006;73:89-93

Brown JJ, Warne GL. Growth in Precocious Puberty. Indian J Paediatrics 2006;73:81-88

Brown JJ, Zacharin MR. Proposals for the prevention and management of glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis and children and adolescents. J Paeds Child Health 2005;41:553-7

Brown JJ, Zacharin MR. An attempted randomised controlled trial of pamidronate versus calcium and calcitriol supplements for management of steroid-induced osteoporosis in children and adolescents. J Paeds Child Health 2005;41:580-2

Brown JJ, Zacharin MR. How to treat - the Short Child. Australian Doctor 21/10/ 2005

Bharucha T, Brown JJ, McDonnell CM, Gebert R, McDougall P, Cameron FJ, Werther GA, Zacharin MR. Neonatal diabetes mellitus - insulin pump as an alternative management strategy. J Paeds Child Health 2005;41:522-26

Brown JJ, Nanayakkara CS. Acetone-free nail polish removers - are they safe?
Clinical Toxicology 2005;43(4):297-99

Brown JJ, Warne GL. Practical management of the intersex infant. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2005;18(1):3-23

Luyt DK, Pridgeon J, Brown J, Peek G, Firmin R, Pandya HC. Extracorporeal life support for children with meningococcal septicaemia. Acta Paediatrica 2004;93(12):1608-1611

Brown JJ, Datta V, Browning MJ, Swift PGF. Graves' disease in DiGeorge syndrome: a patient report with review of associated endocrine autoimmunity. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2004; Nov;17(11):1575-79

de Silva KSH, Kanumakala S, Brown JJ, Jones C, Warne GL. 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure profile in patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia - A preliminary report. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2004;17(8):1089-95

Brown JJ, Fleckney S, Jones L, Wacogne I, NiBrolchain CM. Achieving early surgery for undescended testes: quality improvement through evidence based guideline implementation. Child: Care, Health and Development 2004;30(2):97-102

Brown JJ, Datta V, Sutton AJ, Swift PGF. Suppression of TSH in Congenital Hypothyroidism is significantly related to Serum levels and Dosage of Thyroxine.
Hormone Research 2003;59(2):85-90
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