Cynthia D. Brown, MD

Cynthia D. Brown, MD

Brown, Cynthia








Cynthia D. Brown, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
Associate Director, Fellowship Program

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University
Office Address: P.O. Box 800546

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Phone: 434-924-5219
FAX: 434-924-9682
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
Sleep Disorders
Clinics: UVA Pulmonary Clinic:  434-924-5219
Clinical Practice: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sleep disorders.
Research Interests: Study of sleep disorders in individuals with chronic lung disease, particularly COPD.

Publications (selected):

Wiener CM, Brown CD, Hemnes AR, eds., Harrison’s Principle’s of Internal Medicine Board Review, 18th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill 2012.

Jun JC, Drager LF, Najjar SS, Gottlieb SS, Brown CD, Smith PL, Schwartz AS, Polotsky VY.  Effects of sleep apnea on nocturnal free fatty acids in subjects with heart failure. Sleep. 2011; 34: 1207-1213.

Gottlieb JD, Schwartz AR, Marshall J, Ouyang P, Kern L, Shetty V, Trois M, Punjabi NM, Brown C, Najjar SS, Gottlieb SS. Hypoxia, not the frequency of sleep apnea, induces acute hemodynamic stress in patients with chronic heart failure.  J Am Coll Cardiol 2009;54: 1706-12.

Brown CD, Benditt JO, Sciurba FC, Lee SM, Criner GJ, Mosenifar Z, Shade DM, Slivka WA, Wise RA. Exercise testing in severe emphysema: Association with quality of life and lung function. J COPD 2008;5:117-124.

Brown CD and Wise RA. Field tests of exercise in COPD: The six-minute walk test and the shuttle walk test. J COPD 2007;3: 17-223.