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John R. Brownell
Patient Rating
4.7 / 5 (Based on 642 Reviews)

John R. Brownell, MD

Specialty: Family/General Practice

Areas of Interest

Adolescent medicine, sports medicine

Year began practicing: 1998

Year joined staff: 1998

Education and Training

Education

1987-1991
United States Navy, Unrestricted Line Officer
1991-1995
University of Iowa, Doctor of Medicine

Residency

1995-1998
Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation, Family Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Family Physicians; Christian Medical and Dental Association

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 2016 Nominee for Patient Advocate Award, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine

Personal Interests

Spending time with family and friends, biking, church activities, cross country skiing, history, politics and running

Patient Reviews

5.0
March 11, 2021
excellent as usual
5.0
March 11, 2021
Dr Brownell excellent doctor provided me great care.
5.0
March 01, 2021
good
2.5
March 01, 2021
Very rushed that day. Usually has more time and concerns. Could be just having bad day or stressed
5.0
February 26, 2021
The whole experience was very good
5.0
February 23, 2021
I feel quite confident that Dr. Brownell is knowledgeable and quite current on any new medical procedures or treatments.
5.0
February 10, 2021
the doctor listened to my questions and answered them very professional and made some suggestions on treatment
5.0
February 08, 2021
very good
5.0
February 03, 2021
Dr. Brownell is a gift! He cares and he always listens and takes time with us even when he is busy, We completely trust him! Having a Family Physician is really important to us.
5.0
February 01, 2021
great
4.0
January 18, 2021
good experience
5.0
January 09, 2021
best of the best Doctors
5.0
January 09, 2021
Dr. Brownell is a very good listener and always shows concern for me and my care. Alway taking notes and explaining and discussing treatments and meds that will help me recover.
5.0
January 07, 2021
Dr. Brownell is a huge asset to the Mercy family of physicians.
5.0
December 28, 2020
very good
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Provider's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 319-390-3963
  • Fax: 319-396-3886

Locations

  • MercyCare Johnson Avenue

    75 Short St. NW Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

    Main: 319-396-6313
    Office: 319-396-6313
    Fax: 319-396-5132