Timothy Brown, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of its Division of Hematology and Oncology. He specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.

Originally from Florida, Dr. Brown holds a bachelor's degree in human nutrition, foods, and exercise from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Virginia. He earned his medical degree at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and completed internal medicine residency training at UT Southwestern, where he served as Chief Resident. He gained advanced training in hematology and oncology through a fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Chief Fellow and also earned a master’s degree in clinical epidemiology.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Brown joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2023.

A prolific author and researcher, Dr. Brown has an interest in early phase clinical trial design and outcomes research for gastrointestinal malignancies. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several journals, including Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Trends in Cancer.

He is an active member of the American Association for Cancer Research and the American College of Physicians.

In 2023, Dr. Brown earned the Conquer Cancer Merit Award at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.

Personal Note

When he’s not at work, Dr. Brown enjoys lifting weights and spending time with his family.


Medical School
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (2015)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Internal Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2023), Hematology Oncology
Graduate School
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (2023), Clinical Epidemiology

Research Interest

  • Acute Leukemias and Lymphoma
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Quality Improvement


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Promoting High-Value Change by Addressing the Structure of Order Sets: Lessons From the Cardiac Catheterization Lab.
Pokala N, Singh S, Hu G, Brown TJ, Pandey A, Das SR, Gupta A Am J Med Qual 2018 Sep 1062860618798920
Applying the "COST" (Culture, Oversight, Systems Change, and Training) Framework to De-adopt the Neutropenic Diet.
Gupta A, Brown TJ, Singh S, Sen A, Agrawal D, Li HC, Moriates C, Johnson DH, Sadeghi N Am. J. Med. 2018 Aug
Therapeutic effect of Northern Labrador tea extracts for acute myeloid leukemia.
McGill CM, Tomco PL, Ondrasik RM, Belknap KC, Dwyer GK, Quinlan DJ, Kircher TA, Andam CP, Brown TJ, Claxton DF, Barth BM Phytother Res 2018 Apr
Pasireotide for the treatment of refractory hypoglycaemia from malignant insulinoma.
Hendren NS, Panach K, Brown TJ, Peng L, Beg MS, Weissler J, Mirfakhraee S Clin. Endocrinol. (Oxf) 2018 Feb 88 2 341-343
Therapeutic Effect of Blueberry Extracts for Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
McGill CM, Brown TJ, Cheng YY, Fisher LN, Shanmugavelandy SS, Gustafson SJ, Dunlap KL, Lila MA, Kester M, Toran PT, Claxton DF, Barth BM Int J Biopharm Sci 2018 Jan 1 1
Cutaneous adnexal adenocarcinoma with exquisite sensitivity to trastuzumab.
Brown TJ, Sher DJ, Nedzi LA, Hughes RS, Beg MS, Mull J, Sarode VR, Khan SA Head Neck 2017 05 39 5 E69-E71
Ex vivo drug response profiling detects recurrent sensitivity patterns in drug-resistant acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Frismantas V, Dobay MP, Rinaldi A, Tchinda J, Dunn SH, Kunz J, Richter-Pechanska P, Marovca B, Pail O, Jenni S, Diaz-Flores E, Chang BH, Brown TJ, Collins RH, Uhrig S, Balasubramanian GP, Bandapalli OR, Higi S, Eugster S, Voegeli P, Delorenzi M, Cario G, Loh ML, Schrappe M, Stanulla M, Kulozik AE, Muckenthaler MU, Saha V, Irving JA, Meisel R, Radimerski T, Von Stackelberg A, Eckert C, Tyner JW, Horvath P, Bornhauser BC, Bourquin JP Blood 2017 03 129 11 e26-e37
Novel Application of Extracorporeal Photopheresis as Treatment of Graft-versus-Host Disease Following Liver Transplantation.
Brown TJ, Gentry C, Hammer ST, Hwang CS, Vusirikala M, Patel PA, Matevosyan K, Tujios SR, Mufti AR, Collins RH ACG Case Rep J 2017 4 e48
Association of the Extent of Resection With Survival in Glioblastoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Brown TJ, Brennan MC, Li M, Church EW, Brandmeir NJ, Rakszawski KL, Patel AS, Rizk EB, Suki D, Sawaya R, Glantz M JAMA Oncol 2016 Nov 2 11 1460-1469
Metabolic changes during ovarian cancer progression as targets for sphingosine treatment.
Anderson AS, Roberts PC, Frisard MI, McMillan RP, Brown TJ, Lawless MH, Hulver MW, Schmelz EM Exp. Cell Res. 2013 Jun 319 10 1431-42

Honors & Awards

  • Conquer Cancer Merit Award
    American Society of Clinical Oncology (2023)
  • Conquer Cancer Merit Award
    American Society of Clinical Oncology (2022)
  • Chief Fellow, Hematology & Oncology
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2021)
  • Top Reviewer
    Annals of Internal Medicine (2021)
  • Outstanding Recent Alumni
    College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Tech (2019)
  • Chief Resident
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018)
  • Top Reviewer
    Annals of Internal Medicine (2018)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology