$$ John Milton Andersen, MD Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. John Milton Andersen

UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology
Languages Spoken: English,


A pediatric gastroenterologist, John M. Andersen, M.D., is Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations for the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Andersen provides care for children of all ages who have gastrointestinal conditions, specializing in hepatology.

Dr. Andersen earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed his internship in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and a fellowship in gastroenterology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. His specialties include chronic abdominal pain, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease and liver transplantation.

In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Andersen served as Captain in the United States Air Force. He is board certified in gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics. He has received numerous awards and honors in his field, and has been published multiple times on related topics.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1970)


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1971), Internal Medicine


Children's Medical Center Dallas (1975), Pediatrics


UT Southwestern Medical Center (HR) (1978), Gastroenterology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • Managed Care Contracting Committee - Southwestern Medical Center (2012)
  • Liver Transplant Steering Committee, Children's Medical Center of Dallas (2009-2012)
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program, Children's Medical Center of Dallas and Southwestern Medical Center (2009-2012)
  • Southwestern Health Systems - Pediatric Practice Affairs Committee (2009-2012)

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors in America (2003-2011)
  • Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas - D Magazine (2011, 2017)
  • Best Pediatricians in Dallas -D Magazine (2011)
  • IBC's Top 100 Health Professionals (2011)
  • Texas Super Docs, Texas Monthly Magazine (2010-2011, 2017)