Magda Hennes, M.D.

Magda Hennes, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine


Magda Hennes, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in general internal medicine and has a special clinical focus on weight management and preventive care.

Dr. Hennes earned her medical degree at Cairo University in Egypt, followed, a decade later, by her doctorate in human nutrition at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where she also received advanced training through a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Hennes joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2009.

She is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the Texas Medical Association, the Dallas County Medical Society, and the Egyptian Medical Syndicate.

Education & Training
  • Residency - Medical College of Wisconsin (1998-2000), Internal Medicine
  • Internship - Medical College of Wisconsin (1997-1998), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - Medical College of Wisconsin (1992-1993), Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Other Post Graduate Training - University of Wisconsin, Madison (1986-1991), Human Nutrition
  • Medical School - Cairo University (1975-1981)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Internal Medicine
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Egyptian Medical Syndicate
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2021-2022
  • Best Doctors in Dallas 2011-2018, D Magazine
  • Kappa Omicron Nu 1992, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Certificate of Excellence and Travel Award 1990, The 6th International Congress on Obesity; Kobe, Japan
  • Ethan A. H. Sims Young Investigator’s Award 1989, North American Association for the Study of Obesity
Books & Publications
  • Books
    • Ahmed H. Kissebah, Glenn R. Krakower, Gabriele E. Sonnenberg, Magda M.I. Hennes. Clinical manifestations of the metabolic syndrome. In Handbook of Obesity: Bray GA, Bouchard C, and James WPT editors. 1998; Marcel Dekker Inc.

Clinical Focus

  • General Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Medical Weight Management

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