Elizabeth "Blair" Solow, M.D.

Elizabeth "Blair" Solow, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Crystalline Arthropathies


Elizabeth “Blair” Solow, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of its Division of Rheumatic Diseases.

Dr. Solow holds a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Kansas in Lawrence. She earned her medical degree at the UT Health Science Center in Houston, and then completed her internship and residency training at UT Southwestern, where she remained to receive advanced training through a fellowship program in rheumatology. During her rheumatology fellowship, she also completed a master's degree in clinical science from the UT Southwestern Center for Translational Medicine.

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

Dr. Solow participates in patient care; the education of medical students, residents, and fellows; and clinical and translational research in rheumatoid arthritis. She is also involved with the American College of Rheumatology, where she serves as a member of its Committee on Rheumatologic Care.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009-2012), Rheumatology
  • Medical School - UT Health Science Center at Houston (2002-2006)
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2006-2009), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Arthritis Foundation (2009), Member
  • American College of Rheumatology (2009), Member
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2022
  • Rheumatology Faculty Teaching Award 2018, University of Kansas
  • J. Michael Young Grant 2000, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Kansas
  • 1927-35 English Faculty Memorial Scholarship 1998-1999, University of Kansas
  • Flinn Vee Scholarship 1997-1999, University of Kansas
Books & Publications
  • Rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular outcomes
  • Improving the delivery of care for patients with rheumatic disease
  • Clinical trials preventing or treating rheumatoid arthritis

Clinical Focus

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Crystalline Arthropathies
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (Pulmonary Fibrosis)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Myositis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Systemic Sclerosis

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