Charles Owens, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and a member of the Division of Nephrology

Originally from Denver, Dr. Owens holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry and business from Westminster College in Salt Lake City. He earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed internal medicine residency training at UT Southwestern Medical Center and then completed advanced training through a fellowship in nephrology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital through Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in nephrology, Dr. Owens joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Owens is a Fashena Colleges Mentor.

Dr. Owens is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Nephrology, the Dalla Medical Society, and the American Renal Association.

Personal Note

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family.


Medical School
Georgetown University School of Medicine (2009)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012), Internal Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital (2014), Nephrology

Research Interest

  • Glomerulonephritis
  • ICU Nephrology
  • Vasculitis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Effect of Continuous B Cell Depletion With Rituximab on Pathogenic Autoantibodies and Total IgG Levels in Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Vasculitis.
Cortazar FB, Pendergraft WF, Wenger J, Owens CT, Laliberte K, Niles JL, Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.) 2017 05 69 5 1045-1053
Combination therapy with rituximab, low-dose cyclophosphamide, and prednisone for idiopathic membranous nephropathy: a case series.
Cortazar FB, Leaf DE, Owens CT, Laliberte K, Pendergraft WF, Niles JL, BMC Nephrol 2017 Feb 18 1 44

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Award
    Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (2014-2015)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Medical Association (2012)
  • American Society of Nephrology (2012)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (2014)