Cassidy Onukwuli, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in general nephrology, glomerulonephritis, women’s health, and chronic kidney disease.

Dr. Onukwuli is a Texas native who earned her medical degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Texas and gained advanced training through a fellowship in nephrology at Duke University Medical Center, where she served as Chief Fellow.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2023.

Dr. Onukwuli is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the National Kidney Foundation.

Personal Note

When she’s not at work, Dr. Onukwuli enjoys traveling abroad and spending time with family.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Duke University (2021-2023), Nephrology
  • Residency - Texas A&M College of Medicine - Baylor Scott and White Medical Center (2018-2021), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine (2014-2018)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • National Kidney Foundation
Honors & Awards
  • Chief Nephrology Fellow 2022-2023, Duke University

Clinical Focus

  • General Nephrology
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Women’s Health in Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

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