Corey Kershaw, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of it Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He specializes in interstitial lung diseases. In addition, he serves as Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit and Respiratory Therapy at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital.

Dr. Kershaw received his medical degree from the University of Texas–Houston. He performed his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Emory University.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in pulmonary medicine and in critical care medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2010.
Previously, Dr. Kershaw served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Emory's Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, as well as Medical Director of the Atlanta VA Medical Center's Medical Intensive Care Unit.

With his colleagues in the Interstitial Lung Disease Program at UT Southwestern, he participates in IPFnet and industry-funded clinical trials to help find treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, as well as other interstitial lung diseases. 


Medical School
UT Health Science Center at Houston (2000)
Emory University School of Medicine (2003), Internal Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine (2006), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Alcoholic Lung Disease
Kershaw CD, Guidot DM Alcohol Research and Health 2008 31(1) 66-75
Na/K-ATPase expression is increased in the lungs of alcohol-fed rats.
Otis JS, Mitchell PO, Kershaw CD, Joshi PC, Guidot DM Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 2008 2(4) 699-705
Alcohol abuse: Weighing the risks of pneumonia and ARDS
Kershaw CD, Guidot DM Journal of Respiratory Diseases 2006 27(9) 380-392
Mechanical ventilation exacerbates alveolar macrophage immune dysfunction in the lungs of ethanol-fed rats
Kamat P, Slutsky A, Zhang H, Bechara RI, Brown LAS, Garcia RC, Joshi PC, Kershaw CD, Guidot DM Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 2005 29(8) 1457-1465

Honors & Awards

  • Chief Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellow