Carla Brady, MD, MHS, FAASLD
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Carla W. Brady, MD, MHS

Associate Professor Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology

Duke University Medical Center



Dr. Carla Brady is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center who has served on the faculty within the Division of Gastroenterology since 2006.  She is a transplant hepatologist, providing medical care for patients with advanced liver disease and those who have undergone liver transplantation.  Within the scope of this practice, she has developed an interest in liver-related care of women.  Through this specialized interest, she has worked in partnership with other faculty in medicine subspecialities and in maternal fetal medicine at Duke in creating an interdisciplinary obstetric medicine interest group that focuses on clinical care, education, and research in medical problems in pregnant patients.  Additionally, she has given many lectures at the local, regional and national level on liver disease and liver transplantation in women.


At Duke, she is an elected member of Academic Council and has previously served as a member of the Academic Council Diversity Task Force Steering Committee and as co-chair of the task force’s Best Practices in Diversity Subcommittee.


She is a fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD), where she has also served as chair of its Program Evaluation Committee and as a member of its Scientific Program Committee.  She served on the AASLD Diversity Task Force, which helped to create the mission of its existing Diversity Committee, and in January 2019, she will begin a three-year term as the committee’s Chair.   In January 2018, she began a two-year term as a member of the AASLD Nominating Committee, to which she was elected by the society’s voting membership.  She is also a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and is a member of the Women’s Health Community of Practice within the American Society of Transplantation. 


She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and is the 2015 recipient of the Paul G. Killenberg, MD Faculty Teaching Award in Gastroenterology, which is awarded yearly to a faculty member within the Duke Division of Gastroenterology who upholds the highest principles of teaching excellence.


Dr. Brady earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of Virginia, where she was also a Jefferson Scholar and an Echols Scholar.  She completed her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Virginia and completed her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship training at MCP-Hahnemann University (Drexel University).  Additionally, she earned a Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Research degree from Duke University.