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Erin G. Brown, MD

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Erin Brown, M.D., is a pediatric surgeon at Shriners Children's Northern California and the UC Davis Medical Center.

Dr. Brown, was born in New Jersey. She earned her undergraduate degree at Stanford University. She completed her general surgery residency as well as a fetal research fellowship at the University of California, Davis, and her clinical pediatric surgery fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She is board-certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery.

Dr. Brown specializes in general pediatric surgery with particular interest in pediatric surgical oncology, thoracic, minimally invasive surgery and fetal intervention.

Dr. Brown is the director of research for the Division of Pediatric Surgery. She has extensive research experience in clinical and translational research. Her clinical research focuses on analyzing and developing quality metrics for pediatric surgery patients. Her translational research focuses on developing cellular therapy as a delivery vehicle for treatment of pediatric oncologic disease.

Dr. Brown's professional affiliations include the American Pediatric Surgical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, Children's Oncology Group, International Society of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, American College of Surgeons, Association of Women's Surgeons and International Fetal Medicine Surgery Society.

Dr. Brown was a collegiate swimmer and enjoys swimming, running and spending time with her husband and three kids.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, Surgery - General
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of California Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, CA
United States of America

University of California Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

University of California Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Academic Positions and Locations

University of California Davis School of Medicine
Assistant Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • Candidate Member, American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Candidate Member, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Children's Oncology Group
  • Member, International Society for Pediatric Surgical Oncology
  • Member, Association of Women Surgeons
Awards and Honors
  • 2020, Hartwell Foundation Finalist
  • 2016, Outstanding Chief Resident, Department of General Surgery
  • 2016, Resident Leader In and Out of Operating Room, Department of General Surgery
  • 2015-2016, Administrative Chief Resident, Department of General Surgery
  • 2008, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society


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