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Kimberly Brown, MD, FACS


University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, M.D.

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, FACS


Residency, General Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Surgery

Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Center, Department of Surgical Oncology

Care Information

Clinical Biography

Kimberly Brown, MD is is a fellowship-trained cancer surgeon in Surgical Oncology at UT Health Austin. She has a clinical focus on tumors of the liver, pancreas, GI tract and melanoma. Dr. Brown completed fellowships in surgical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, and minimally invasive liver and pancreas surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She works closely with the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiation oncologists, patients and families to develop treatment plans that align with the patient’s goals of care.

Dr. Brown is a member of various scientific societies and professional organizations including, but not limited to American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society for Surgical Oncology, Association of Women Surgeons, American College of Surgeons and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

On the academic side, Dr. Brown has published numerous articles and chapters and given presentations and lectures throughout the US. She serves as the inaugural associate chair of education and associate professor of surgery in the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care for Dell Medical School and oversees undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education in the department.


  • Gastrointestinal cancer surgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery

Awards & Honors

  • University of Texas Medical Branch Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award 2016
  • University of Texas Regents Outstanding Teaching Award Conferred August 2015
  • Distinguished Teaching Professor UT System Board of Regents Appointment July 2015
  • James Edwin Thompson, MD, Professorship in Surgical Simulation, Awarded October 2014
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