Specialists in UT Southwestern’s Internal Medicine Subspecialties Clinic work collaboratively to provide patients a full continuum of care in the following areas:
UT Southwestern brings together a strong group of specialists who focus on blood disorders. The blood disorders team at the West Campus Building 3 treats conditions including:
- Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolyticuremic syndrome (aHUS)
- MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance)
- Platelet disorders
- Polycythemia and thrombocytosis
- Sickle cell disease
- Von Willebrand disease
UT Southwestern is widely recognized as a leading clinical and research center for the accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of conditions related to the endocrine system.
The endocrinology team at the West Campus Building 3 treats conditions including:
- Thyroid disorders
- Thyroid cancer
- Pituitary/gonad/adrenal disorders
- Hypogonadism and polycystic ovary syndrome
- Weight wellness and obesity
- Genetics and hereditary cancers
- Transgender hormone replacement
- Endocrinopathies related to immunotherapy
In addition, our Diabetes Self-Management Education Services program provides education and resources to help patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes effectively control their diabetes and reduce or eliminate complications.
We offer a wide variety of educational services (in English and Spanish) for patients and their families. From initial consultation through long-term follow-up care, our patients receive comprehensive treatment and education for effective diabetes management, including information on:
- Diabetes during pregnancy
- Insulin initiation
- Insulin pump program
- Renal program
Learn more about our diabetes management services.
Our specialists are recognized authorities in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases in children and adults.
Some of the conditions we treat at West Campus Building 3 include:
Lipids and Metabolic Disease
Our lipid metabolism specialists are experts at diagnosing, treating, and providing ongoing management for patients who have problems with cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Some of the disorders linked with lipid metabolism that we treat are:
- Atypical diabetes
- Diabetes-related lipid disorders
- Familial chylomicronemia syndrome
- High triglycerides leading to pancreatitis
- Hypercholesterolemia (including familial)
- Low cholesterol
- LPL deficiency
- Lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) deficiency
- Metabolic syndrome
- MODY (maturity onset diabetes of the young)
- Monogenic diabetes
- Post-transplant dyslipidemia
- Statin intolerance
- Transplant related cholesterol and triglyceride disorders
- Type 1 hyperlipoproteinemia
- Type 5 hyperlipoproteinemia
UT Southwestern is a leader in both genetics research and the treatment of genetic disorders. We also perform genetic screenings based on family history and provide counseling for genetic disorders.
Among the conditions the medical genetics team at West Campus Building 3 provides diagnostic testing and treatment for are:
- Inborn errors of metabolism
- Urea cycle defects
- Glycogen storage disorders
- Lysosomal storage disorders
- Fatty acid oxidation disorders
- Mitochondrial disorders
- Multiple congenital anomalies
- Chromosomal abnormalities
- Noonan syndrome
- Inherited neurodegenerative diseases
- Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
- Basal ganglia calcification
- Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
- Hereditary myopathies
- Inherited vascular malformations and fragility
- Marfan syndrome
- Cerebral cavernous malformations
- Inherited arrhythmias
- Inherited cardiomyopathies
- Polycystic kidney disease
- Retinitis pigmentosa
- Skeletal dysplasias
- Tuberous sclerosis
Nutrition plays a vital role in the management and prevention of many illnesses. Our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) have achieved extraordinary results in helping patients regain health and improve quality of life.
Our physicians and dietitians collaborate to help patients implement dietary changes. We offer a comprehensive assessment of nutritional needs based on diagnosis, laboratory test results, physical evaluation, and dietary history.
Our RDNs assess a patient’s condition and current diet in order to make individualized recommendations for practical, specific dietary changes, then carefully monitor patients to review progress and modify dietary recommendations as needed.
Dietary and lifestyle changes are important adjunct therapies in preventing and treating a wide range of conditions, including:
UT Southwestern is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading clinical and research centers for rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.
Our rheumatology team treats conditions including:
- Adult-onset Still’s disease
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Antiphospholipid syndrome
- Arthritis (including due to cancer and cancer treatment)
- Connective tissue disease
- Giant cell arteritis
- Gout and psuedogout
- Joint ultrasound and joint injection
- Pregnancy in patients with rheumatic disorders
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Raynaud’s disease
- Relapsing polychondritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sjogren’s syndrome
Patient History– Rheumatology (PDF)
On the day of the appointment, please arrive 30 minutes early to allow time for parking and registration. We will do our best to see you at your scheduled appointment time.
Please bring the following items to your appointment:
- Current insurance card
- Method of payment
- Current medications
- Relevant past medical records, if available
- Completed paperwork, if you received forms before the visit
To facilitate ongoing communication, we recommend patients sign up with MyChart, which allows patients to communicate directly with doctors, request prescription refills, update contact information, view test results, and request clinic appointments. Sign in or sign up for MyChart.
For a seamless patient experience, the building has a patient service center that can draw blood for all orders that might be ordered at the appointment.
Canceling an Appointment
If you need to cancel an appointment, please call the clinic 24 to 48 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patients who might be waiting for an appointment.