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

Best Doctors in America 2019

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

  • Undergraduate: University of Michigan, Political Science
  • Medical School:  State University of New York at Brooklyn
  • Master of Public Health: University of North Carolina, Epidemiology
  • Master of Health Administration: University of North Carolina, Health Policy and Management
  • Residency:  Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship:  University of North Carolina, Gastroenterology