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M.D.
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

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Fellowship, Transplant Hepatology
Duke University Medical Center

Residency, Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

Fellowship, Gastroenterology
Duke University Medical Center

About

Cristal Brown, M.D., MHS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Dell Medical School. She is a board-certified gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist practicing at Digestive Health, a clinical partnership between Dell Med and Ascension Seton. She specializes in providing care for patients with chronic liver diseases. Before joining Dell Med, Brown worked as a transplant hepatologist at Ochsner Medical Center.

Brown was chief resident during residency and GI Jeopardy Champion at Duke University. She also completed a Clinical Research Institute fellowship at Duke. She understands the needs and expectations of the trainees, and she is an excellent teacher and mentor for trainees with both clinical and research interests.

Brown’s research interests involve improving end-of-life care for patients with end-stage liver disease through the use of palliative care. She is also actively involved in identifying health disparities in vulnerable populations and expanding the concept of value-based care for patients with liver diseases.