Salahuddin Kazi, M.D.

Salahuddin Kazi, M.D.

Internal Medicine Vice Chair of Education

  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology Diseases


Salahuddin Kazi, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of its Division of Rheumatic Diseases. He serves as the Department's Vice Chair of Education and Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency.

Originally from Pakistan, Dr. Kazi received his medical education at Dow Medical College in Karachi. He completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, where he served as Chief Resident. He remained at UT Houston to obtain advanced training through a fellowship program in rheumatology.

Board certified in internal medicine and in rheumatology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1995.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Kazi is involved with numerous committees, including the Graduate Medical Education Committee.

Dr. Kazi is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, and the American College of Rheumatology, which he has served through various committee related to quality improvement and technology.

He also serves as Chair of the Rheumatology Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Kazi was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list for 2011-2018 and 2020-2022.

Education & Training
  • 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
  • Medical School - University of Karachi-Dow Medical College (1980-1987)
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, 2020-2022
  • 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