Hugh McClung, M.D.

  • Margaret Jonsson Rogers Chair in Clinical Excellence, in Honor of Hugh McClung, M.D.
  • Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine
  • Adult Preventive Medicine


Hugh L. McClung, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern. He specializes in adult preventive medicine.

Dr. McClung earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed an internal medicine residency at the former St. Paul Hospital in Dallas, where he served as Chief Resident.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. McClung joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2006 following a 25-year career in private practice, during which time he served as Chair of Internal Medicine at Allied Physicians of DFW in Dallas.

He is a member of several professional societies, including the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, and the Dallas County Medical Society. He is also a Fellow of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. McClung was named one of D Magazine’s Hall of Fame Best Doctors in 2022. He has earned multiple other awards and accolades, including being honored as a Texas Monthly Texas Super Doctor numerous times.

Personal Note

When he’s not at work, Dr. McClung enjoys vegetable gardening, raising chickens, farming, and traveling.

Education & Training
  • Residency - St Paul Medical Center (1979-1981), Internal Medicine
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1978-1979), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - UT Medical Branch at Galveston (1974-1978)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Hall of Fame Best Doctors 2022, D Magazine
  • PACT Gold Pin Award 2021, UT Southwestern
  • Leaders in Clinical Excellence Award 2019, UT Southwestern
  • Patient and Family Recognition Award 2019, UT Southwestern
  • Margaret Jonsson Rogers Chair in Clinical Excellence, in Honor of Hugh McClung, M.D. 2018, UT Southwestern
  • Super Doctor Hall of Fame 2016, Texas Monthly
  • Best Doctors in Dallas, 2009-2013, 2015, 2016, D Magazine
  • Texas Super Doctors, 2004, 2005, 2008-2021, Texas Monthly

Clinical Focus

  • Adult Preventive Medicine

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2019 Leaders in Clinical Excellence video: Dr. Hugh McClung