Traci Adams, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of its Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She currently sees patients in the general pulmonary clinic and in the interstitial lung disease subspecialty clinic.

Originally from Houston, Dr. Adams holds a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and cell biology from Rice University. She received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, and completed her internal medicine residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She then obtained advanced training through a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2018.

Dr. Adams is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Chest Physicians, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, and the American Thoracic Society.

Her research activities include participation in several clinical trials related to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and interstitial lung disease.

Personal Note 

Dr. Adams’s interests outside of medicine include spending time with her family and friends.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2015-2018), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
  • Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital (2012-2015), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine (2008-2012)
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2021
Books & Publications