Faculty of the Department of Family and Community Medicine are listed below, or visit our Faculty Profiles Directory to search all faculty at UT Southwestern.

Department Leadership

Amer Shakil, M.D., FAAFP, Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine 

Residency Faculty

Zubair Syed, M.D., Assistant Professor, Program Director

Nitin Budhwar, M.D., FAAFP, Associate Professor and Chief of Service, Parkland Health and Hospital System

Tamara McGregor, M.D., Associate Professor

Krista Anders, M.D., FACOG, FAAFP, Assistant Professor

Mahdi Awwad, M.D., Assistant Professor

Rachel Chamberlain, M.D., Assistant Professor

Zaiba Jetpuri, D.O., FAAFP, Assistant Professor

Neelima Kale, M.D., FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Medical Director Residency Clinic

Tasaduq Mir, M.D., FAAFP, Assistant Professor

Turya Nair, M.D., Assistant Professor

Katie Sardone, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Assistant Director of Behavioral Medicine

Philip Day, Ph.D., Faculty Associate

Stephanie Donnelly, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Family Medicine Clerkship Faculty*

Dan Sepdham, M.D., FAAFP, Associate Professor and Director of Medical Student Education

*All Family Medicine faculty participate in the training of medical students.

Community Health Section Faculty

Nora Gimpel, M.D., Associate Professor, Chief of Community Health Section

Patti Pagels, M.P.A.S., PA-C, Assistant Professor, Director of Community Research

Family Medicine–Primary Care

Vartika Atrey, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor

Nida Zahra, M.D., Assistant Professor

UT Southwestern Clinical Center Richardson/Plano

Mohita Patel M.D., Faculty Associate

Amrutha Pavle, M.D., Faculty Associate

Other Faculty

Currently the Department of Family Medicine also has more than 150 faculty members at affiliated institutions, private practice locations, and various agencies and institutions who help to train UT Southwestern medical students and residents.