About Us -

Liz Brown, ACNP-BC

Bio Sketch

Liz grew up in White Lake, Michigan, and graduated from Walled Lake Northern High School. Following high school, she attended Michigan State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Cum Laude. After obtaining several years of nursing experience, Liz earned her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Michigan. She is a board certified Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Liz has worked as a registered nurse at a large regional healthcare system for six years, and has held leadership roles as a preceptor and charge nurse. Throughout her nursing career, she has worked with a wide variety of medical and surgical patients. She has spent a great deal of her career in progressive care, working with cardiothoracic surgical patients. During her time in graduate school, she worked with many specialty groups, including the stroke and rapid response team, internal medicine, general surgery, and cardiothoracic intensive care.

Liz provides quality, compassionate, and patient-centered care to all of her patients and their families. She has great interest in the collaborative care of neurosurgical and neurology patients. She is excited to be part of the Jagannathan Neurosurgery team, and will continue to provide excellent care to all of her patients.

During her free time, Liz enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband and their dog, a Rhodesian Ridgeback named Charlie. Liz enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking at local parks, boating, traveling, and home improvement projects.

Charge Nurse

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery and Surgical Progressive, Beaumont
    Royal Oak, MI May 2017 to Present.

    Responsible for nursing care activities, daily functions of the unit, process improvements and collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to facilitate patient and unit needs.

    • ♦ Orient and train new registered nurses and nursing students.

    • ♦ Provide acute nursing care to cardiothoracic surgery and SPCU patients while serving as the charge nurse.

Registered Nurse

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery and Medical-Surgical, Beaumont
    Royal Oak, MI June 2013 to Present.

    Provide acute nursing care to general surgery, trauma, vascular surgery, and congestive heart failure patients.

    • ♦ Provide progressive care to patients, including telemetry monitoring, EKG analysis, and administration of intravenous cardiovascular medications.

    • ♦ Expertise in developing and implementing nursing care plans, communicating patient outcomes to multidisciplinary team members, and developing rapport with patients and families.
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP Student

  • Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI January 2017 to April 2017.

    ♦ Facilitated and provided high-acuity post-operative care to patients, including CABGs, heart valve replacements, heart and lung transplants, LVADs, ECMOs, and IABPs.

      Rapid Response/Stroke Team/Internal Medicine, Beaumont
      Royal Oak, MI September 2016 to December 2016.

    • ♦ Participated in multidisciplinary rounds, completed comprehensive assessments and evaluations, monitored hemodynamics, reviewed diagnostic imaging, and facilitated care accordingly.

      General Surgery and Trauma, Henry Ford
      West Bloomfield Township, MI May 2016 to July 2016.

    • ♦ Assisted with RRT and stroke calls throughout the hospital, provided rapid assessment and evaluation, and collaborated with a multidisciplinary team to facilitate care.

      ♦ Completed internal medicine admissions, communicated with the admitting physician and provided education regarding diagnoses and plan of care to patients and their families.
  • Patient Testimonials

    "I have had 2 separate surgeries with Dr. Jagannathan, and he was great with both. The staff is amazing! I'm in better shape now then before. I will definitely make the 6 hour trip when the time comes for my next surgery."

    - TammySteve

    "He has done my Lumbar and Cervical... he is one Doctor that TRULY cares before and after the surgeries."

    - Ed

    "Dr. Jagannathan did a TLIF/Cage/Fusion and I came out of the hospital feeling much better than when I went it. He does excellent work."

    - Connie

    We are affiliated with these Hospital Systems

    Garden City Hospital MidMichigan Health System Michigan Surgical Hospital Helen Newberry Joy Hospital
    Spine Health American Board of Neurological Surgeons Hour Magazine American Board of Anesthesiology Beckers Spine Review Neurosurgical Research and Education Foundation American Association of Neurological Surgeons Spine Health American Board of Neurological Surgeons Hour Magazine American Board of Anesthesiology Beckers Spine Review Neurosurgical Research and Education Foundation American Association of Neurological Surgeons