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Brownlee, Kathryn Willoughby, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.94 out of 5 | 326 reviews
Hematology and Oncology
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Matthews
(980) 302-7010
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Patient Comments 31 reviews
November 23, 2021
The office professionals and Dr. Brownlee are great. They are very thorough and attentive.
-Patient in Charlotte, North Carolina

November 22, 2021
Dr. Brownlee listens carefully and responds to every concern. She is very thorough and kind. Everybody in the facility was friendly and helpful.
-Patient in MATTHEWS, North Carolina

November 18, 2021
It was my first visit novant cancer center My experience was really good all the staff and my doctor made me very comfortable I was very happy Thanks to all especially doctor Kathryn brownlee
-Patient in MATTHEWS, North Carolina

November 09, 2021
All the staff were very considerate with Mom & her immediate needs. Mom was a new patient with Dr. Brownlee. I appreciated Dr. Brownlee’s demeanor & bedside manner with Mom & myself.
-Patient in FORT MILL, South Carolina

November 07, 2021
Good experience the staff was very helpful and friendly so is doctor Brownley she is a very good doctor I thank you all can't wait to see you all again for next visit
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina


Practice locations
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Matthews
(980) 302-7010
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Ballantyne
(980) 302-7120

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Medical School:
Medical University of South Carolina

Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale 2010

Medical University of South Carolina 2013

Medical University of South Carolina 2016

Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

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Medicine, and oncology specifically, have been a calling for me from a young age. My family has no medical professionals, yet I knew from childhood that a career in medicine was in my future. I have always had a particular interest in the science of oncology and the incredible advancements in cancer treatments that have occurred in the last century. Today, I am a hematology and oncology specialist focusing on the treatment and management of breast and lung cancers.

My colleagues and I believe in a team approach to care. That is why I serve on thoracic and breast tumor site councils and the committee for cancer at Novant Health. This is an opportunity for us to come together with our colleagues to discuss cases, explore treatment options and develop care plans for our patients as a team.

What I love most about oncology is the relationships I develop with my patients and their families. Cancer can often be a long journey, and I consider it an honor to help patients navigate through these challenging times and beyond.

I am originally from Columbia, South Carolina, and did most of my training in my home state at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. After completing my medical training, my husband and I relocated to Charlotte to be close to family. I am happily married to my husband, and we have two boys who are the light of our lives. In my personal time, I enjoy exploring nature with my children, traveling and reading, as well as daily exercise.

Special Interests: Thoracic Cancer, Breast Cancer, Hematology

Gender: Female