Brown Andrew (Great Britain)

Brown Andrew

Brown Andrew

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Andrew Brown is Surgeon Lieutenant at the Royal Navy since 1999. We met him for the first time when he was team member and training officer of the british Polar Quest Expedition during the austral summer of 2006-07.

Surgeon Lieutenant Commander Andy Brown joined the Royal Navy in 1999 after working as an NHS doctor for 18 months, and went straight to Lympstone to undergo Commando training. After passing the All Arms Commando Course and a brief spell at Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth, his first job was as Medical Officer to 42 Commando Royal Marines, serving in The Mediterranean, Ukraine , Albania, Sierra Leone, Northern Ireland, Norway and the USA. He re-entered hospital practice in 2002, qualified as a GP in 2004, and now works in North Devon as Officer Commanding Medical Squadron, the Royal Marines deployable surgical facility.

During his GP training in Plymouth , Andy was a member of the successful Royal Navy Everest North Ridge Expedition in 2003. He has completed the gruelling Lympstone to Poole race twice, his team finishing second last year, and the Karrimor International Mountain Marathon 3 times. A keen climber, skier and winter mountaineer, he also keeps fairly unproductive bees and is learning to paraglide. His fitness programme is helped by having to keep a one year old greyhound puppy exercised every day.

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