Maria Isabel Esparza, M.D.

Effective July 17, 2023, Dr. Esparza will be closing her practice at UT Southwestern Medical Center. The clinic will be happy to recommend a physician to assume your care. Patients can obtain a copy of their medical records by calling 214-645-3030 or by email at


Maria Isabel Esparza, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She works in the Division of Endocrinology at the Weight Wellness Clinic.

Dr. Esparza is originally from Chicago and grew up in Mexico. She earned her medical degree at Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, graduating with honors. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center and then received advanced training in endocrinology and metabolism through a fellowship at UT Southwestern, where she participated in lipid research.                                      

She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in September 2018.

Dr. Esparza has delivered numerous presentations and published several academic articles.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016-2018), Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Residency - UT Health Science Center at San Antonio (2013-2016), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico (2003-2010)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • The Endocrine Society (2016), Member
  • American Thyroid Association (2016), Member
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (2016), Member
  • The Obesity Society (2018), Member
Honors & Awards
  • National Quality 2010 Award 2009, Rural Clinic "Temazcal" in Calvillo, Aguascalientes by Secretaria de Salud del Estado de Aguascalientes
  • Highest University Honors 2010, Centro Biomedico of Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes (Medical School)
Books & Publications