Lorrel E. Brown, M.D., FACC

Lorrel E. Brown, M.D., FACC

Lorrel E. Brown, M.D.

Lorrel E. Brown, M.D., FACC

201 Abraham Flexner Way
Suite 600
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-7959 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
General Cardiology; Cardiac Critical Care; In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation; Post-Graduate Medical Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Medicine


Education and Training

  • Medical School: The Johns Hopkins University
  • Residency: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins University

Featured Publications

  • Brown LE, Halperin H. CPR Training in the United States: The Need for a New Gold Standard (and the Gold to Create It). Circ Res. 2018 Sep 28;123(8):950-952. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.118.313157. PubMed PMID: 30355036.
  • Brown LE, Lynes C, Carroll T, Halperin H. CPR Instruction in U.S. High Schools: What Is the State in the Nation? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Nov 28;70(21):2688-2695. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.09.1101. Review. PubMed PMID: 29169477.
  • Brown LE, Carroll T, Lynes C, Tripathi A, Halperin H, Dillon WC. CPR skill retention in 795 high school students following a 45-minute course with psychomotor practice. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jun;36(6):1110-1112. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.10.026. Epub 2017 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 29055618.
  • Brown LE, Rangachari D, Melia M. Beyond the Sandwich: From Feedback to Clinical Coaching for Residents as Teachers. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 Sep 18;13:10627. doi: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10627. PubMed PMID: 30800828; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6354721.
  • Brown LE, Bottinor W, Tripathi A, Carroll T, Dillon WC, Lokits C, Halperin HR, Hirsch GA. A Novel, 5-Minute, Multisensory Training Session to Teach High-Quality Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation to the Public: Alive in Five. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Jun;10(6). pii: e003404. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.116.003404. PubMed PMID: 28615176.
  • Rangachari D, Brown LE, Kern DE, Melia MT. Clinical coaching: Evolving the apprenticeship model for modern housestaff. Med Teach. 2017 Jul;39(7):780-782. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2016.1270425. Epub 2016 Dec 26. PubMed PMID: 28024461.
  • Loughran J, Puthawala T, Sutton BS, Brown LE, Pronovost PJ, DeFilippis AP. The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit-An Evolving Model for Health Care Delivery. J Intensive Care Med. 2017 Feb;32(2):116-123. doi: 10.1177/0885066615624664. Epub 2016 Jul 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 26768424.
  • Ikram S, Pant S, Hussain Z, Brown L. Fluoroscopy-guided thrombolysis of mechanical mitral valve thrombosis in a young female with antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 May 7;2015. pii: bcr2015210146. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-210146. PubMed PMID: 25953214; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4434386.
  • Miller PE, Brown L, Khandheria P, Resar JR. Ischemic stroke occurring during intercourse in young women on oral contraceptives. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 1;114(3):491-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.05.021. Epub 2014 May 17. PubMed PMID: 24931292.
  • Brown T, Shah N, Brown L. Aiding and abetting: Aggregatibacter aphrophilus coinciding with Mycobacterium avium. Am J Med. 2014 Jun;127(6):494-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.03.001. Epub 2014 Mar 13. PubMed PMID: 24632057.