Salahuddin Kazi, M.D.

Internal Medicine Vice Chair of Education

  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology Diseases


Dr. Kazi received his training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at UT Medical School at Houston. He is the Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at UT Southwestern. Dr. Kazi also works with patient registries and clinical information systems, such as the electronic health record, to improve clinical decision making, promote efficiency and support patient safety and quality of care. He also serves on the American College of Rheumatology Registries and Health Information Technology Committee.

Dr. Kazi was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list for 2018, 2020, and 2021.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - University of Karachi-Dow Medical College (1980-1987)
  • Internship - UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1988-1989), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1989-1992), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1992-1995), Rheumatology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Medical Association (2017)
  • American College of Rheumatology (1991)
  • American College of Physicians (2010)
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor, (2011-2018, 2020-2021)
  • Texas Super Doctors 2011-2018, Texas Monthly Magazine
  • Distinguished Service Award 2017, American College of Rheumatology
  • Top Doctors 2011, US News and Health Reports
  • Internal Medicine Housestaff Teaching Award 1998, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Alpha Omega Alpha 1992, UT Medical School Houston
Books & Publications
  • Predictive Analytics in Clinical Decision Support
  • Medical Education
  • Improving Quality of Care through Disease Registries
  • Improving Patient Access and Efficiency of Care