- Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (1995-1999)
- Internship - Washington University Barnes Jewish Hospital/ St. Louis Children's Hospital Consortium Program (1999-2000), Internal Medicine
- Residency - Washington University Barnes Jewish Hospital/ St. Louis Children's Hospital Consortium Program (2000-2002), Internal Medicine
- Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2002-2004), Rheumatology
Kathryn Dao, M.D.
- Internal Medicine - Rheumatology Diseases
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Kathryn Dao, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Rheumatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, sarcoidosis, gout, vasculitis, and pregnancy and lactation in patients with rheumatic diseases.
Dr. Dao earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Washington University Barnes-Jewish Hospital and returned to UT Southwestern for advanced training through a rheumatology fellowship.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in rheumatology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.
Dr. Dao is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the Texas Medical Association, and the Dallas County Medical Society. Additionally, she is a contributing author and blogger for RheumNow.com. She has been named a D Magazine "Best Doctor" for 15 consecutive years, 2008 to 2022.
She has published numerous academic articles related to rheumatology.
Education & Training
Honors & Awards
- D Magazine Best Doctor 2008-2022
Books & Publications
Perceptions of Pregnancy and Lactation from the Pregnancy and Lactation Autoimmune Network Registry.
Mills BS, Dao KH, Tecson KM, Beil EF, Tate R, Cush JJ, The Journal of rheumatology 2019 Apr
SLE peripheral blood B cell, T cell and myeloid cell transcriptomes display unique profiles and each subset contributes to the interferon signature.
Becker AM, Dao KH, Han BK, Kornu R, Lakhanpal S, Mobley AB, Li QZ, Lian Y, Wu T, Reimold AM, Olsen NJ, Karp DR, Chowdhury FZ, Farrar JD, Satterthwaite AB, Mohan C, Lipsky PE, Wakeland EK, Davis LS, PloS one 2013 8 6 e67003
TNF-driven adaptive response mediates resistance to EGFR inhibition in lung cancer.
Gong K, Guo G, E Gerber D, Gao B, Peyton M, Huang C, D Minna J, J Hatanpaa K, Kernstine K, Cai L, Xie Y, Zhu H, Fattah F, Zhang S, Takahashi M, Mukherjee B, Burma S, Dowell J, Dao K, A Papadimitrakopoulou V, Olivas V, G Bivona T, Zhao D, A Habib A The Journal of clinical investigation 2018 Apr
Determinants for breast feeding and bottle feeding in Botswana.
Omondi LO, Persson LA, Staugård F, Journal of tropical pediatrics 1990 02 36 1 28-33
Increased prevalence of activated CD70+CD4+ T cells in the periphery of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Han BK, White AM, Dao KH, Karp DR, Wakeland EK, Davis LS, Lupus 2005 14 8 598-606
Safety, tolerability, and clinical outcomes after intraarticular injection of a recombinant adeno-associated vector containing a tumor necrosis factor antagonist gene: results of a phase 1/2 Study.
Mease PJ, Wei N, Fudman EJ, Kivitz AJ, Schechtman J, Trapp RG, Hobbs KF, Greenwald M, Hou A, Bookbinder SA, Graham GE, Wiesenhutter CW, Willis L, Ruderman EM, Forstot JZ, Maricic MJ, Dao KH, Pritchard CH, Fiske DN, Burch FX, Prupas HM, Anklesaria P, Heald AE, The Journal of rheumatology 2010 Apr 37 4 692-703
Dao K, Cush JJ, Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology 2006 Aug 20 4 653-72
Nonserious infections: should there be cause for serious concerns?
Dao KH, Herbert M, Habal N, Cush JJ, Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America 2012 Nov 38 4 707-25
Proceedings from the American College of Rheumatology Reproductive Health Summit: the management of fertility, pregnancy, and lactation in women with autoimmune and systemic inflammatory diseases.
Kavanaugh A, Cush JJ, Ahmed MS, Bermas BL, Chakravarty E, Chambers C, Clowse M, Curtis JR, Dao K, Hankins GD, Koren G, Kim SC, Lapteva L, Mahadevan U, Moore T, Nolan M, Ren Z, Sammaritano LR, Seymour S, Weisman MH, Arthritis care & research 2015 Mar 67 3 313-25
- Perceptions of Pregnancy and Lactation from the Pregnancy and Lactation Autoimmune Network Registry.
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