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We’re one of the world’s top academic medical centers, treating more than 60 subspecialties, several of which are consistently ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. Appointments: 214-645-8300
Claus Roehrborn, M.D., and Neil Desai, M.D., M.H.S., discuss a recent study that confirms a prostate cancer treatment plan they've practiced for years.Stories & Insights
Research and Innovation
Investigations into cancer, neuroscience, heart disease and stroke, and many other fields keep UT Southwestern at the forefront of medical progress.
Researchers with the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Kidney Cancer Program studied patients with metastatic kidney cancer to the lungs and found that 3.5 percent of the group had a primary lung cancer tumor that had gone undiagnosed. This distinction can affect treatment choices and rates of survival.News Releases
Education and Training
As one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, UT Southwestern trains the physicians, medical scientists, and health care professionals of the future.
A total of 221 MS4s opened their envelopes at the same time as their peers across the country, leaving Commencement exercises as the only thing left on the to-do list before they are awarded their medical degrees.News Releases
The story of UT Southwestern is one of phenomenal growth, fueled by exceptional people with an extraordinary vision: to establish an academic medical center second to none.
Whether it’s delivering leading-edge patient care, conducting groundbreaking research, or educating the next generation of health care providers, UT Southwestern is doing more than simply providing today’s treatments. We’re delivering …
The future of medicine, today.
Minimally invasive heart surgery gives East Texas man new life
He went from thinking he was hours from death to feeling 25 years younger. Tommy Lloyd of Longview, Texas credits a unique heart surgery at UT Southwestern for not only saving his life, but allowing him to live life fully.
Can medical-monitor wristbands effectively diagnose sleep apnea in TBI patients?
If you struggle with sleep, you may not like the idea of spending a night in a sleep laboratory to diagnose your condition. Researchers with UT Southwestern's Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute are testing whether medical devices you can wear on your wrist work just as well. They're studying the effectiveness on patients with traumatic brain injuries.
Student-run evening clinic offers free primary medical care
More than five million Texans lack health insurance, including 30 percent of Dallas County residents. A group of medical students at UT Southwestern is partnering with the Agape Clinic in East Dallas to help provide free medical care to those struggling to afford a visit to the doctor.
‘Doctor’ robot developed to solve sports-concussion dilemma in rural America
Nearly 60 percent of high schools in the United States do not have an athletic trainer. A first-of-its-kind study from UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute shows the technology exists to ease this problem: a remote-controlled robot that allows a neurologist hundreds of miles from the playing field to diagnose concussed players with the same accuracy as on-site physicians.