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Stacey Hail, M.D.

  • Emergency Medicine


Stacey Hail, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Dr. Hail earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia before landing at UT Southwestern, where she completed both her residency in emergency medicine and fellowship in medical toxicology. 

Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in medical toxicology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2002. 

In addition to seeing patients in the Parkland Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, Dr. Hail has a prolific forensic toxicology practice and regularly serves as an expert witness for attorneys throughout the United States. She has testified multiple times as a witness for the Department of Justice in cases involving federal drug crimes. 

Her toxicology interests include the methodology for cause of death determinations, sudden death in custody, and the national opioid epidemic. Dr. Hail has also provided toxicology commentary for local and national news venues and for documentaries on Dateline NBC, Court TV, HLN, National Geographic channel, the BBC, and the Oxygen channel.

She has delivered numerous presentations and published academic articles on her specialty.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Regents University (1995-1999)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2002-2004), Medical Toxicology
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1999-2002), Emergency Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Medical Toxicology
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
Honors & Awards
  • Semifinalist 1991, Westinghouse Science Talent Search
  • Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry 1994
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon 1994, Chemistry National Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa 1995
  • Magna Cum Laude 1995