Amy Jones, M.D.

Amy Jones, M.D.

Program Director, Hematology Oncology Fellowship Program

  • Internal Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
  • Cancer care for the underserved
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers


Amy Jones, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies; sarcoma, melanoma, and rare tumor types; and cancer care for the underserved.

Originally from Houston, Dr. Jones holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School, and then returned to Duke to complete her internal medicine residency training. She received advanced training in hematology and medical oncology through a fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where she served as chief fellow for quality improvement and education.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.

Dr. Jones is Medical Director of the Inpatient Hematology-Oncology Unit for the Parkland Health & Hospital System and Program Director of the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern. She serves on the Cancer in People with HIV/Kaposi Sarcoma Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Additionally, she is a founding Co-Chair of the Parkland Cancer Improvement Committee, a member of the Parkland Cancer Committee, and a recipient of the Niarchos Grant for Quality Improvement through ASCO.

Dr. Jones has delivered a number of invited lectures and published numerous academic articles, and she serves as a course director for medical education at the fellowship and medical student levels.

Personal Note

During her free time, Dr. Jones stays busy keeping up with two daughters and a husband who are always looking for the next adventure.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT MD Anderson Cancer Center (2016-2019), Hematology Oncology
  • Residency - Duke University Medical Center (2013-2016), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (2009-2013)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Jesse H. Jones Endowed Fellowship in Cancer Education 2019, MD Anderson
  • Presidential Service Award 2013, UT Southwestern
Books & Publications
  • Quality improvement
  • Cancer outcomes in underserved populations
  • Medical education

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer care for the underserved
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Melanoma
  • Rare tumor types
  • Sarcoma

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