Amy Jones, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Hematology and Oncology. She specializes in gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies; sarcoma, melanoma, and rare tumor types; and cancer care for the underserved.

Originally from Austin, Dr. Jones holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern and then returned to Duke to complete internal medicine residency training. She received advanced training in hematology and medical oncology through a fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where she served as Chief Fellow for quality improvement and education.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in hematology and medical oncology, Dr. Jones joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.

Dr. Jones is the Medical Director of the Inpatient Hematology-Oncology Unit for the Parkland Health & Hospital System and Program Director of the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern. She serves on the Cancer in People with HIV/Kaposi Sarcoma Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Additionally, she is a founding Co-Chair of the Parkland Cancer Improvement Committee, a member of the Parkland Cancer Committee, and a recipient of the Niarchos Grant for Quality Improvement through the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Jones has delivered a number of invited lectures and published numerous academic articles, and she serves as a course director for medical education at the fellowship and medical student levels.

Texas Monthly named Dr. Jones a Rising Star among their Top Doctors in 2022.

Personal Note

Outside of medicine, Dr. Jones stays busy keeping up with two daughters and a husband looking for the next adventure.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2013)
Duke University Medical Center (2016), Internal Medicine
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center (2019), Hematology Oncology

Research Interest

  • Clinical Trials for Rare Cancers
  • Health Outcomes & Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Medical Education


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Disparities in Characteristics, Access to Care, and Oncologic Outcomes in Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer at a Safety-Net Hospital.
Fangman BD, Goksu SY, Chowattukunnel N, Beg MS, Sanford NN, Sanjeevaiah A, Cox J, Folkert MR, Aguilera TA, Mathews J, Pogacnik JS, Khatri G, Olson C, Polanco PM, Verma U, Hsiehchen D, Jones A, Kainthla R, Kazmi SM, JCO Oncol Pract 2021 Jan OP2000777
Racial/Ethnic Disparities and Survival Characteristics in Non-Pancreatic Gastrointestinal Tract Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Goksu SY, Ozer M, Beg MS, Sanford NN, Ahn C, Fangman BD, Goksu BB, Verma U, Sanjeevaiah A, Hsiehchen D, Jones AL, Kainthla R, Kazmi SM, Cancers (Basel) 2020 Oct 12 10
Design, implementation, and demographic differences of HEAL: a self-report health care leadership instrument.
Murphy KR, McManigle JE, Wildman-Tobriner BM, Little Jones A, Dekker TJ, Little BA, Doty JP, Taylor DC, J Healthc Leadersh 2016 8 51-59

Honors & Awards

  • Jesse H. Jones Endowed Fellowship for Cancer Education
    MD Anderson (2019)
  • Feagin Leadership Scholar
    Duke University Medical Center (2015)
  • Presidential Service Award
    UT Southwestern (2013)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    Duke University (2009)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2015)
  • American Society of Hematology (2016)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (2019)
  • Texas Medical Association (2019)