Brian Betts

Brian Christopher Betts, MD

Transplant Physician

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

Access to clinical trials and innovative therapy is an important service for our patients. Patients in my clinic will receive clear and straightforward information regarding their treatment options to facilitate optimal personalized care.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Acute GVHD
  • Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation
  • Chronic GVHD
  • Myelodysplasia
  • Myeloid leukemias
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY (Medical Oncology and Hematology)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Hematology

Recognition and Leadership


  • Amy Strelzer Manasevit Research Program, Scholar (2016-2018)
  • ASBMT Transplant Clinical Research Training Course, Scholar (2010)
  • Co-chief Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2009-2010)
  • Co-chief Resident, University of Minnesota (2007-2008)
  • Best Diagnostician Award, University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Department (2007)
  • D.R.H. Gourley Award for Excellence in Pharmacology (2004)
  • AOA (2003 - present)


  • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, member
  • American Society of Hematology, member
  • American Association of Immunologists, member

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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