Kimberly Brown, MD, FACS

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University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, MD

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, FACS


Residency, General Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center

Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Kimberly Brown, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and fellowship-trained surgical oncologist in UT Health Austin’s Surgical Oncology Clinic. She is also a part of both UT Health Austin’s Hereditary Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction care team and UT Health Austin’s CaLM Care Team. She specializes in tumors of the liver, pancreas, and gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Additionally, Dr. Brown is an associate professor and serves as the Associate Chair of Education for the Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.

Dr. Brown earned her medical degree from The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. She completed a residency in general surgery at Loyola University Medical Center and a fellowship in surgical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center. She also trained as a fellow in minimally invasive liver and pancreas surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Brown is a member of various scientific societies and professional organizations, including the Society for Surgical Oncology, the Association of Women Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Society of University Surgeons. She has published several articles and chapters in addition to giving presentations and lectures throughout the U.S. She is also on the steering committee for the Central Texas Addressing Cancer Together Coalition and dedicated to improving collaborative care and outcomes for low-income cancer patients in Central Texas.


  • Gastrointestinal cancer surgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery

Awards & Honors

  • ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators, Associate Member
  • Austin Monthly Top Doctor
  • Distinguished Teacher Award, The University of Texas System
  • Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award, The University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, The University of Texas Regents



  • UT Health Austin Clinics
    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Beech Street PPO (SPHN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
  • First Health (SPHN)
  • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
  • Galaxy (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Primary Care Providers are Out of Network for Humana Gold Plus)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicaid/TMHP (Medicaid is not accepted in the Walk-In Clinic)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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