Robert R. Brown, D.O.

Occupational Health

Gender: Male


  • Office Phone: 816-346-7400
  • Fax: 816-346-7104

Care Philosophy

The combination of having been self-employed as a family physician, firefighter, police officer, and chemist with a laboratory that did drug screening provides Dr. Brown with the expertise to understand the needs of both his patients and their employers.


Year joined staff:

Education and Training

Medical School

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences


Rocky Mountain Hospital, Rotating Internship

Graduate Training

University of Missouri-Kansas City


Dr. Brown, who has lived in the Northland for almost 10 years, has grown children. In his spare time, he enjoys photography and water sports.

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • 2004-2017: Chairman of Ambulatory Care, Shawnee Mission Medical Center
  • 2000-2017: Medical Director, Shawnee Mission CorporateCare, Occupational Medicine
  • 2000-2015: Medical Director, Shawnee Mission Urgent Care                                                                                
  • 1997-2000: Physician, Shawnee Mission CorporateCare, Occupational Medicine                                         
  • 1991-1997: Founder and Medical Director, Occupational Health Centers
  • 1984-1991: Physician, Occupational Medicine, Occupational Medicine Associates                             
  • 1981-1997: Private Family Practice, Overland Park

Dr. Brown also served as a firefighter with the U.S. Air Force. He has served as the Fire Department physician for the Kansas City Fire Department and other departments, medical director of Kansas City Power & Light, medical director of SYSCO Foods, medical consultant for the City of Overland Park's Health Insurance Appeals Board, a police officer with the City of Olathe, and a chemist with Children's Mercy Hospital's Toxicology Laboratory. He also performs Medical Review Officer services for companies both in the Kansas City area and nationwide.

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Practitioners
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Great Plains College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (President, 2005-2006)
  • Missouri Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • American Association of Medical Review Officers, Medical Review Officer
  • National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners