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Robert S. Brown Jr., MD, MPH

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Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH is the Director of the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York. Dr. Brown is Vice Chair of Transitions of Care and Interim 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 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.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Transplant Hepatology (Board Certified)
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Education And Training
New York University School of Medicine
MD, 1989 New York University School of Medicine
MPH, 1996 University of California, Berkeley
Internship: Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA
Residency: Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship: University of California-San Francisco Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Liver Disease
Liver Cancer
Transplant Follow-Up
Liver Transplantation
Living Donor Transplantation
Organ Transplant, Pediatric
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]
Fidelis Care
Health First
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
Oscar (Exchange)
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
United Empire


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-0914
Primary Office
1305 York Avenue
Floor: 4
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (212) 305-0914
Fax: (212) 305-9139
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
Presbyterian Hospital Building (PH)
622 West 168th Street
PH 14-202
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-0914
Fax: (212) 305-9139
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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