Daniel Cheeran , M.D., M.S.C.S, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of its Division of Cardiology. A specialist in advanced heart failure and transplant, he practices at Clements University Hospital and the Dallas VA Medical Center.

Dr. Cheeran holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from SUNY Stonybrook School of Medicine and completed internal medicine residency training at UT Southwestern, where he also completed advanced training through fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and advanced heart failure and transplant. He also earned a master’s in clinical research methodology at UT Southwestern.

Board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, and advanced heart failure and transplant, he joined the UT Southwestern Faculty in 2020.

Dr. Cheeran’s research interests include biomarkers of cardiac dysfunction. His investigations have led to several publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and meeting proceedings.

Dr. Cheeran is active in several professional societies, including the Heart Failure Society of America, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Heart Association.


Medical School
State University of New York at Stony Brook (2011)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017), Cardiology