Dr. Spencer Dorn

Spencer Dorn, MD, MPH, MHA

Vice Chief
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, UNC School of Medicine
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management


As Vice Chief of the UNC Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Dr. Dorn works to improve quality of care, operational efficiency, and patient experiences. As Associate Professor of Medicine he conducts clinical trials for functional GI disorders, performs health services research, and examines the impact of health policy and regulations on gastroenterology.  His clinical practice focuses on functional GI and motility disorders.

Research Activities

  • Clinical trials and health services research for functional GI and motility disorders


    • BA, Political Science, University of Michigan, 1998
    • MD, Medicine, State University of New York, Brooklyn, 2002
    • MPH, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007
    • MHA, Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013