Dr. Parekh was born and raised in South Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. She completed her residency training in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2016, before joining the faculty as Chief Resident for Internal Medicine. She is interested in wellness promotion amongst graduate medical education as well as clinical excellence in hospitalist medicine and primary care. Personal interests include her new husband, yoga, cooking, and traveling.


Medical School
University of Texas Health Sci (2013), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Optimization of Health Care Delivery
  • Wellness Curricula in Graduate Medical Education

Honors & Awards

  • UTSW Global Health Scholar, Lima, Peru
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2015)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical Honor Society (2013)