Language: English
Gender: Male
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
1305 York Avenue , 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(646) 962-0110
Call
646-962-5483
Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
Call
(646) 962-5483
Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
1300 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

Personal Statement

 

Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH

 Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine

Vice Chair, Transitions of Care, Department of Medicine

Clinical Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

 Weill Cornell Medical College

 New York, New York

 

 

 

Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH is Vice Chair of Transitions of Care and Clinical Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, New York.  He is also Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.   Dr. Brown is the Director of the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York.

  

Dr. Brown received his bachelor degree from Harvard College, his medical degree from New York University and his Master of Public Health from the Graduate School of Public Health, University of California in Berkeley. Following the completion of his medical degree, he fulfilled his internship in Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and his fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of California in San Francisco.

  

Dr. Brown is an internationally known expert in liver disease and liver transplantation.  He has co-authored over 150 peer-reviewed articles most dedicated to viral hepatitis and liver transplantation and has extensive research funding in those areas.  He is an Associate Editor for Liver Transplantation and Gastroenterology and Hepatology News and published a book, “Common Liver Diseases and Transplantation: An Algorithmic Approach to Work-up and Management”. He was awarded the Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Transplant Physicians, the Senior Attending Teacher Award from Columbia University Medical Center, and the American Liver Foundation New York Chapter’s Physician of the Year.

 

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Hepatology

Expertise

  • Liver Transplant
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Cirrhosis of Liver
  • Alcohol Abuse

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Professor of Medicine in Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.P.H., University of California, Berkeley, 1996
  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1989
  • A.B., Harvard College, 1985

Honors & Awards

 

Senior Attending Teaching Award, Columbia University Medical Center 2009   

 

American Liver Foundation Physician of the Year, New York Chapter 2010