Spencer D. Dorn, MD, MPH, MHA

Associate Professor of Medicine, Health Policy & Management
Vice Chair, Care Innovation, Department of Medicine
Vice Chief, Clinical Operations, Division of Gastroenterology

Clinical ContactBest Doctors in America 2019
Robin Dever, RN
Phone: 919-966-0005

Administrative Contact
Jennifer Layton
Phone: 919-966-2259

Clinical Focus: Functional GI and motility disorders.

Academic Interests: As Vice Chair of Medicine, Spencer Dorn works to develop care models that best support clinicians and meet patients’ needs. As Vice Chief of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, he oversees the division’s clinical strategy and operations. He also serves as a UNC Lead Informatics Physician, conducts clinical trials for functional GI disorders, and examines the broad forces shaping gastroenterology practice.


Education and Training

Degree Institution Area
BA University of Michigan Political Science
MD State University of New York at Brooklyn Medicine
MPH University of North Carolina Epidemiology
MHA University of North Carolina Health Policy & Management
Residency Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of North Carolina Gastroenterology