Natasha Marie Corbitt, MD $$

Pediatric Surgeon

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Natasha Marie Corbitt, M.D., Ph.D., specializes in pediatric general and thoracic surgeon at Children’s Health℠. She is an assistant professor of Surgery at UT Southwestern. Her research and clinical interests include biliary atresia, congenital disorders of the hepatobiliary system and complex pediatric wounds.

Dr. Corbitt earned her medical degree and doctorate in cellular and molecular pathology at the University of Pittsburgh. She completed her general surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and received pediatric surgical training at the University of Michigan.

She is the first African American female pediatric surgeon in the United States to hold both an M.D. and a Ph.D. Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Corbitt joined Children’s Health in 2020.

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2013)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center GME (2018), General Surgery
University of Michigan Hospitals (2020), Pediatric Surgery
Graduate School
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2011)
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Biliary Atresia
    • Congenital Disorders of the Hepatobiliary System
  • Professional Activities

    • Pediatric Trauma Society
    • American Pediatric Surgical Association
    • Association for Academic Surgery
  • Awards and Honors

    • Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award 2009, NIDDK
    • Frist Global Health Leader 2017, Hope Through Healing Hands
    • Making a Difference Award 2019, Mott Children’s Hospital

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