Cristal Brown, MD, MHS

Phone: 1-844-GI-AUSTIN (1-844-442-8784)
Fax: 1-512-324-7835

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, MD

Duke University School of Medicine, MHS


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Duke University Medical Center

Fellowship, Transplant Hepatology, Duke University Medical Center

Clinical Biography

Cristal Brown, MD, MHS, is a board-certified gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist in the Gastroenterology clinical practice within Digestive Health, a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin. She specializes in providing care for patients with chronic liver disease. Additionally, Dr. Brown is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Brown earned her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She earned her master’s in health sciences from Duke University School of Medicine, where she also completed a residency in internal medicine, a fellowship in gastroenterology, and a second fellowship in transplant hepatology.

Dr. 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 heavily involved in identifying health disparities in vulnerable populations and expanding the concept of value-based care for patients with liver diseases.

Dr. Brown is a gastroenterologist with UT Health Austin.

Specializations

  • General hepatology
  • Transplant hepatology

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology

Awards & Honors

  • Health Services Research Grant, Kozmetsky Family Foundation