Erin Brown, M.D.

Erin G. Brown, M.D.

Specialties

Pediatric Surgery

Surgery - Pediatric

Fetal Intervention

Department

Surgery

Title

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Reviews

To see if Erin G. Brown is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

UC Davis Children's Hospital

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
800-282-3284

Shriners Hospital for Children

2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)
916-453-2180

Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-7844
Clinic Phone: 916-453-2000
Physician Referrals: 800-UCD-4-KIDS (800-823-4543)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Brown is a pediatric surgeon at UC Davis Children's Hospital and the adjoining Shriners Hospital for Children - Northern California, where she treats neonates, infants, children and adolescents with a wide range of conditions and congenital malformations.

She specializes in minimally invasive surgery, thoracic surgery, oncology, fetal intervention, and trauma.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Brown's current research interests include developing better systems for improving quality and value of care for pediatric patients, both in terms of better metrics for assessment of quality as well as developing processes to improve outcomes.

She is also participating in research to improve outcomes in fetal and neonatal surgery.

Division

Pediatric Surgery

Center/Program Affiliation

Trauma Program
UC Davis Children's Hospital

Education

M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 2009

B.S., Human Biology, Stanford University, Stanford CA 2005

Residency

General Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2009-2016

Fellowships

Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA 2016-2018

Fetal Research, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2012-2014

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery - General Surgery,

American Board of Surgery - Pediatric Surgery,

CA Medical Board, License,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

American College of Surgeons

American Pediatric Surgical Association

Honors and Awards

American Pediatric Surgical Association Quality Award Candidate, 2021

Hartwell Foundation Finalist, 2020

Best Clinical Research Award at the 31st Annual UC Davis Department of Surgery Research Symposium, 2020

Outstanding Chief Resident, Department of General Surgery, 2016

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2008

Select Recent Publications

Brown EG, Anderson JE, Burgess D, Bold RJ, Farmer DL. Pediatric surgical readmissions: Are they truly preventable? J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jan;52(1):161-165. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.10.037. Epub 2016 Oct 28. PMID:27919406.

Brown EG, Anderson JE, Burgess D, Bold RJ. Examining the "Halo Effect" of Surgical Care Within Health Systems. JAMA Surg. 2016 Oct 1;151(10):983-984. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.1000. PMID:27367923.

Brown EG, Keller BA, Lankford L, Pivetti CD, Hirose S, Farmer DL, Wang A. Age Does Matter: A Pilot Comparison of Placenta-Derived Stromal Cells for in utero Repair of Myelomeningocele Using a Lamb Model. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2016;39(3):179-85. doi:10.1159/000433427. Epub 2015 Jul 7. PMID:26159889.

Brown EG, Keller BA, Pivetti CD, Farmer DL. Innate healing in the fetal sheep model of myelomeningocele: A standardized defect grading system. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jul;50(7):1134-6. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.10.021. Epub 2014 Dec 5. PMID:25783311.

Wang A, Brown EG, Lankford L, Keller BA, Pivetti CD, Sitkin NA, Beattie MS, Bresnahan JC, Farmer DL. Placental mesenchymal stromal cells rescue ambulation in ovine myelomeningocele. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2015 Jun;4(6):659-69. doi:10.5966/sctm.2014-0296. Epub 2015 Apr 24. PMID:25911465.

Brown EG, Keller BA, Pivetti CD, Sitkin NA, Wang A, Farmer DL, Bresnahan JC. Development of a locomotor rating scale for testing motor function in sheep. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Apr;50(4):617-21. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.01.002. Epub 2015 Jan 24. PMID:25840074.

Brown EG, Bold RJ. Hospital Readmissions: Are They Preventable? Adv Surg. 2015;49:15-29. doi:10.1016/j.yasu.2015.03.013. Epub 2015 Apr 22. PMID:26299488.

Brown EG, Burgess D, Li CS, Canter RJ, Bold RJ. Hospital readmissions: necessary evil or preventable target for quality improvement. Ann Surg. 2014 Oct;260(4):583-9; discussion 589-91. doi:10.1097/SLA.0000000000000923. PMID:25203874.

Brown EG, Galante JM, Keller BA, Braxton J, Farmer DL. Pregnancy-related attrition in general surgery. JAMA Surg. 2014 Sep;149(9):893-7. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.1227. PMID:25029501.

Brown EG, Saadai P, Pivetti CD, Beattie MS, Bresnahan JC, Wang A, Farmer DL. In utero repair of myelomeningocele with autologous amniotic membrane in the fetal lamb model. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan;49(1):133-7; discussion 137-8. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.09.043. Epub 2013 Oct 5. PMID:24439597.