Dr. Fred Brown was born in New York City. His non-medical interests include travel and sports. He has been married to his wife Lori since 1985, and has two children. His daughter holds an undergraduate degree from Penn State University, and a Masters of Science in Speech Pathology from Florida Atlantic University. She is currently practicing in the Palm Beach County School System. His son holds an undergraduate degree, and a Masters in Accounting from the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida. He is currently working in the New York City office of Deloitte, in the Audit Forensics and Investigative Department.