Charles Owens, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. His clinical interests include medical education, acute kidney injury, and intensive care unit (ICU) nephrology.

Dr. Owens earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at UT Southwestern and performed his fellowship in nephrology at Harvard Medical School through a joint program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in nephrology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

Dr. Owens is a Nursing Clinical Education Specialist in the Graduate Nursing Program at the UT Arlington College of Nursing. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Renal Association, the American Society of Nephrology, and the Dallas Medical Society.

In 2021, he was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list in nephrology and received the Outstanding Teaching Award from the Department of Nephrology at UT Southwestern.

Education & Training
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009-2012), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Georgetown University School of Medicine (2005-2009)
  • Fellowship - Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital (2012-2014), Nephrology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Medical Association
  • American Renal Association
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Dallas Medical Society
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2021
  • Outstanding Teaching Award 2021, Department of Nephrology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Texas Rising Stars 2016-2018, Super Doctors
  • Internal Medicine Resident Teaching Award 2015-2016, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
Books & Publications
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • ICU nephrology
  • Vasculitis

Clinical Focus

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Medical Education
  • ICU nephrology

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