Chad Newton, M.D.

Chad Newton, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Occupational/Environmental Lung Disease
  • Lung (Pulmonary) Disorders


Chad Newton, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Specializing in pulmonary medicine, he also is the Associate Director of UTSW’s Interstitial Lung Disease Program.

Dr. Newton earned his medical degree at UT Southwestern, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine, a fellowship in pulmonary and clinical care medicine, and a master’s degree in clinical and translational research sciences.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.

Dr. Newton’s clinical and research interests include interstitial lung disease and familial pulmonary fibrosis. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American Thoracic Society, the Texas Medical Association, and the Dallas County Medical Society.

Education & Training
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009-2013), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013-2017), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (2005-2009)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2022
  • President’s Research Council Distinguished Researcher Award 2019
  • Chief Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine 2015-2016, UT Southwestern
  • Chief Resident 2012-2013, UTSW Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Intern Teaching Award 2010, UT Southwestern Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Hemphill-Gojer Internal Medicine Award 2009, UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Vanetta, Hesser, Schmalstieg Excellence in Tutoring Award 2009, UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society 2008, UT Southwestern Medical School Chapter
Books & Publications
  • Interstitial Lung Disease/Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Genetic Determinants of Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Telomere Dysfunction

Clinical Focus

  • Occupational/Environmental Lung Disease
  • Lung (Pulmonary) Disorders
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (Pulmonary Fibrosis)
  • Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Cystic Lung Diseases

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