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Jennifer Brown



About me

Dr. Jennifer Brown specializes in caring for patients with breast cancer and other serious illnesses. Her goal is to provide compassionate, supportive care that takes the whole person into consideration, and she considers it a privilege to be part of the lives of cancer patients and their families.

Brown has experience as a leader and investigator in clinical trials of promising new cancer treatments.

Brown earned her medical degree at Rush Medical College. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. At Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, she completed a fellowship in medical oncology and a fellowship in palliative medicine.

Brown is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American College of Physicians. A Chicago native, she remains an ardent Cubs fan and, in addition to baseball, she enjoys jazz music, playing drums and spending time with her family.

  • Education

    Rush Medical College, 1999

  • Residencies

    Stanford University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2002

  • Fellowships

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Medical Oncology, 2003

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Palliative Medicine, 2004

The physician-patient relationship should be mutual, with the patient an integral part of the team.

Cancer Center San Mateo

218 DeAnza Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402

My reviews


Overall Experience
141 Reviews
Dr. Brown is an amazing oncologist. She always takes the time to understand how I'm feeling and to address any concerns that I have. It is clear that she cares deeply about her patients at every phase of cancer treatment. She was wonderful when we were first navigating the best approach to treatment and she is still wonderful 2.5 years later when she continues to respond to my concerns and questions. She's also smart open to other opinions and treats her patients as individuals. It's fantastic to have this quality of care on the peninsula.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
141 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
141 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
137 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
140 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
139 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
138 Reviews