Zaiba Jetpuri, D.O., MBA, CPH, FAAFP, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia.

Dr. Jetpuri earned her medical degree at the University of North Texas Health Science Center – Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a residency in family medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas and a Certificate in Public Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. Jetpuri joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2013. She practices inpatient medicine at Parkland Hospital and maintains a private practice at UT Southwestern’s Family Medicine Clinic.

In addition, Dr. Jetpuri serves as Director of Medical Student Education for Family Medicine, as Co-Director of the Family Medicine Procedures Enrichment Elective for medical students, and as curriculum leader of Pediatrics and Culinary Medicine for the Family Medicine Residency at UT Southwestern.  

She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Academy of Family Physicians, and she serves on the Medical Student Education Committee of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. She is also an executive board member of the Dallas Chapter of Texas Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Jetpuri recently completed an Integrative Medicine Certification through the University of Arizona and has started incorporating this healing-oriented specialty into her practice.  

She has delivered numerous presentations and has published reviews and articles in several books, journals, and web publications.  

In 2019 and 2020, Dr. Jetpuri was named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star. She was also recognized as a D Magazine Best Doctor in 2018, 2021, and 2022.

Personal Note

Outside of medicine, Dr. Jetpuri participates in community health fairs, enjoys time with her three children, and visits local parks and museums.

Education & Training
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2010-2013), Family Medicine
  • Other Post Graduate Training - UTHSC at Houston School of Public Health (2011-2013), Public Health
  • Medical School - UNT HSC College of Osteopathic Medicine (2006-2010)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Board of Family Medicine (2013), Certified
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (2013)
  • Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (2015)
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor, 2018, 2021-2022
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2020
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2019
  • American Academy of Family Physicians Active Teacher Award 2013
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Adult Primary Care
  • Acute Conditions
  • Adult Preventive Medicine
  • Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

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