Biography

Samira Syed, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She has a strong clinical background in medical oncology, drug development, and clinical research. She currently specializes in breast cancer.

Dr. Syed is originally from Pakistan and earned her medical degree at Aga Khan University. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She then completed fellowships in Hematology Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. 

Her clinical practice emphasizes patient and family centered care as well as providing her patients with clinical research trial options.

Prior to joining the UT Southwestern faculty in 2012, she focused on the treatment of solid tumors and phase 1 clinical trials. She was on the faculty at UT Health Science Center San Antonio and focused on drug development. 

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2001-2003), Hematology Oncology
  • Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine (1994-1996), Hematology Oncology
  • Residency - Baylor College of Medicine (1991-1993), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - AGA Khan University, Pakistan (1984-1989)
Research
  • Gastrointestinal malignancy
  • Drug development in cancer
  • Breast cancer

Clinical Focus

  • Breast Cancers

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