Biography

Tonia Vinton, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in obesity, metabolic syndrome, and preventive medicine.

Dr. Vinton earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School, where she also completed her residency in internal medicine.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Vinton is the founder and President of the Dallas Obesity Society, and her primary research interest is obesity medicine.

Personal Note

In her leisure time, Dr. Vinton enjoys cooking, reading, running, biking, and hiking. She has completed two sprint triathlons and five half-marathons to date.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (2002-2006)
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2006-2009), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • The Obesity Society
  • Obesity Medicine Association
  • Dallas Obesity Society
Books & Publications
Research
  • Obesity Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Preventive Medicine

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