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Kendall Ole Brown, MD $$

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

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Kendall Brown, M.D., is the Medical Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology (GI) at Children’s Medical Center Plano. For more than 30 years he has been diagnosing and treating children with a wide range of digestive conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), eosinophilic disorders and general digestive and growth disorders.

Dr. Brown earned his medical degree from UT Southwestern. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship training at our very own Children’s Medical Center Dallas, the flagship hospital of Children's Health℠. Following his training, he returned to UT Southwestern as an Assistant Professor.

Serving on numerous boards and committees of pediatric health care organizations in the community, such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, Dr. Brown is passionate about making like better for children in North Texas and beyond.

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (1984)
Children's Medical Center Dallas (1987), Pediatrics
Children's Medical Center Dallas (1990), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Hormone Receptor Interactions
    • Secondary Messenger Regulation of Cellular Transport Systems
  • Publications

    • Regulation of polyphosphoinositide-specific phospholipase C activity by purified Gq. Smrcka, A. V., Hepler, J. R., Brown, K. O., & Sternweis, P. C. Science 1991, 251(4995), 804-807.                                            
    • Endoscopic therapy of biliary and pancreatic disorders in children. Brown KO, Goldschmiedt M. Endoscopy 1994, 39:291-293.
  • Professional Activities

    • North Texas Make-A-Wish Foundation
    • Board Member (2010 to 2012)
    • Board Chair (Present)
    • National Medical Advisory Board (2017 to Present)
    • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America - Medical Advisory Board (2000 to Present)
    • Plano Children"s Clinic - Board Member (2007 to 2012)
    • Dallas Pediatric Society
    • Texas Medical Association
    • Dallas County Medical Society
    • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American College of Cardiology
    • American Heart Association
    • Texas Medical Association
  • Awards and Honors

    • Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs “Physician Scientist Training Program” Award (1989)
    • Texas Monthly “Super Doctor” (2019)