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Joseph (Joe) Lockridge, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Nephrology
  • Nephrology
  • Transplant nephrology


Joe Lockridge, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in nephrology and transplant nephrology and serves as Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation for Parkland Health.

Dr. Lockridge earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at UT Southwestern, a fellowship in nephrology at the University of California, San Francisco, and a fellowship in transplant nephrology at Stanford Hospital and Clinics.

Board certified in internal medicine and nephrology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2022.

Dr. Lockridge is a Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation. He has delivered numerous presentations, contributed to several books related to transplantation, and published peer-reviewed academic articles related to his areas of expertise.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2004-2008)
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008-2011), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2013-2014), Transplant Nephrology
  • Fellowship - University of California San Francisco Medical Center (2011-2013), Nephrology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Transplantation
Honors & Awards
  • Fellow 2022, American Society of Transplantation
  • Golden Rose Award for Patient Care 2016, Oregon Health & Science University
  • PROMISE Award 2015, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Outstanding Fellow of the Year 2012, University of California San Francisco Nephrology
  • Division Champion for Quality Initiatives 2011, University of California San Francisco Nephrology
  • Intern Teacher of the Year 2009, UT Southwestern Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease Clinical Research Award 2007, UT Houston Medical School
Books & Publications
  • Books
    • Acute Kidney Injury from Therapeutic Agents in Nephrology Secrets, 3rd Edition
      Olyaei A, Lockridge JB, Bennett W (2017), Elsevier
    • Pharmacologic Approach to Renal Insufficiency in ACP Nephrology
      Lockridge JB, Olyaei A, Bennett W (2018)
    • Drug Dosing in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in Nephrology Secrets, 4th Edition
      Pryor J, Lockridge JB, Olyaei A (2018), Elsevier
    • Kidney Transplant-Immunosuppression and Rejection in Handbook of Chronic Kidney Disease Management, 2e
      Lockridge JB, Olyaei A (2018), Wolters Kluwer
    • Kidney Transplant-Immunosuppression and Rejection in Kidney Transplant Management: A Guide to Evaluation and Comorbidities
      Lockridge JB, Olyaei A (2019), Springer International Publishing
    • Drug Dosing In Chronic Kidney Disease in Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology, 4th Edition
      Lockridge JB, Pryor J., Olyaei A (2019), Oxford Medicine
    • Drug Dosing in Peritoneal Dialysis in Applied Peritoneal Dialysis
      Pryor J., Lockridge JB, Olyaei A (2019), Nature Springer
  • Cytomegalovirus infection in transplant recipients
  • Long-term outcomes of early transplant rejection
  • Organ allocation

Clinical Focus

  • Nephrology
  • Transplant nephrology
  • Policy development to promote transplantation for the underserved

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