Nicholas Hendren, M.D.

Nicholas Hendren, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplant


Nicholas Hendren, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in myocarditis, advanced heart failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and heart transplant.

Dr. Hendren earned his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He completed a residency in internal medicine, a fellowship in cardiovascular disease, and a fellowship in advanced heart failure and transplant, all at UT Southwestern. He served as Chief Cardiology Fellow during his training.

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

Dr. Hendren is a member of the Heart Failure Society of America, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Heart Association.

He has delivered several presentations, contributed to the book Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, and published numerous academic articles related to his areas of expertise. He serves as a reviewer for the journal Circulation.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (2011-2015)
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2015-2018), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018-2021), Cardiology
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2021-2022), Heart Failure/cardiac Transplant
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Heart Failure Society of America
Honors & Awards
  • Chief Cardiology Fellow 2020-2021, UT Southwestern
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplant
  • Myocarditis
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs)

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