Anita Hegde, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine


Anita Hegde, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of it Division of Hospital Medicine.

Dr. Hegde earned her medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She also holds an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Hegde joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2012.

In addition to her other roles, Dr. Hegde is Director of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Parkland Memorial Hospital, a position that aligns perfectly with her clinical and academic interests, which include serving underserved populations; improving health care disparities, access to care for the underserved, and transitions in care; and quality improvement.

She is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine. In 2021, she was named Physician of the Year by Parkland Health & Hospital System.

Education & Training
  • Residency - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2009-2012), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - University of Kansas School of Medicine (2005-2009)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
Honors & Awards
  • Physician of the Year 2021, Parkland Health & Hospital System
  • Best Doctors 2015, D Magazine
  • Elmer Hinton Award, In Recognition of Outstanding Physician-Patient Relationship 2011, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2009, University of Kansas School of Medicine
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Hospital Medicine

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