Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Brian J. Dunkin, M.D., FACS

Brian J. Dunkin, M.D., FACS

Dr. Brian Dunkin

Media Contact:

Gale Smith

Medical Director
Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Education (MITIESM)

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally invasive inguinal and abdominal wall hernia repair
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery for acid reflux and hiatal hernia, achalasia, solid organs (adrenal, spleen, pancreas), gallbladder, donor nephrectomy, upper and lower gastrointestinal disorders
  • Advanced flexible endoscopy including ERCP, colonoscopy, and upper endoscopy

Research Interests

  • Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)
  • Mucosal ablation for Barrett’s esophagus
  • Use of simulation for procedural training
  • Image guided surgery

Dr. Dunkin's research centers on the development of novel methods and devices for endoscopic surgery, as well as the use of cutting-edge technology in the development of improved training programs for surgeons.