Li Song, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and a member of the Division of Endocrinology. She is also a faculty member in the Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research.

Dr. Song holds a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin. She completed her medical degree, internal medicine residency training, and a fellowship in endocrinology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, Dr. Song joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.

Personal Note

Dr. Song’s interests outside of medicine include traveling, cooking, hiking, taekwondo, and spending time with her family.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2012)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2015), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017), Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism & Nutrition


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Misclassification of MODY3 as Type 1
Song L, McNulty JN, and Lingvay I. In Draznin B, Philipson LH, and McGill JB Atypical Diabetes 2018 100-108
24-Hour Urine Calcium in the Evaluation and Management of Nephrolithiasis.
Song L, Maalouf NM JAMA 2017 Aug 318 5 474-475
Glucocorticoid-responsive lymphocytic parathyroiditis and hypocalciuric hypercalcemia due to autoantibodies against the calcium-sensing receptor: a case report and literature review.
Song L, Liu L, Miller RT, Yan SX, Jackson N, Holt SA, Maalouf NM Eur. J. Endocrinol. 2017 Jul 177 1 K1-K6
Premature coronary heart disease and autosomal dominant hypercholesterolemia: Increased risk in women with LDLR mutations.
Ahmad Z, Li X, Wosik J, Mani P, Petr J, McLeod G, Murad S, Song L, Adams-Huet B, Garg A J Clin Lipidol 2016 Jan-Feb 10 1 101-108.e3
Role of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans in glutathione catabolism.
Chu L, Xu X, Su J, Song L, Lai Y, Dong Z, Cappelli D Oral Microbiol. Immunol. 2009 Jun 24 3 236-42
A 52-kDa leucyl aminopeptidase from treponema denticola is a cysteinylglycinase that mediates the second step of glutathione metabolism.
Chu L, Lai Y, Xu X, Eddy S, Yang S, Song L, Kolodrubetz D J. Biol. Chem. 2008 Jul 283 28 19351-8
HIV-1 disease-influencing effects associated with ZNRD1, HCP5 and HLA-C alleles are attributable mainly to either HLA-A10 or HLA-B*57 alleles.
Catano G, Kulkarni H, He W, Marconi VC, Agan BK, Landrum M, Anderson S, Delmar J, Telles V, Song L, Castiblanco J, Clark RA, Dolan MJ, Ahuja SK PLoS ONE 2008 3 11 e3636

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement in Teaching and Research
    Fellowship Award, UT Southwestern (2017)
  • Chief Fellow, Division of Endocrinology
    UT Southwestern (2016-2017)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Patient Care
    Fellowship Award, UT Southwestern (2016)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical Honor Society (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist (2016)
  • American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (2017)
  • The Endocrine Society (2016)