Sadia Ali, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Cneter and a member of its Division of Endocrinology. She serves as Chief of the Inpatient Endocrinology and Metabolism Service at Parkland Hospital and is a member of the hospital’s glycemic management team.

A general endocrinologist, Dr. Ali specializes in diabetes; thyroid, adrenal, and pituitary disorders; and osteoporosis and other bone diseases caused by metabolic conditions.

Dr. Ali earned her medical degree at Aga Khan University Medical College in Pakistan. She completed both an internal medicine residency and a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. She later earned a Health Care Management Executive MBA at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas.

She is American Board of Internal Medicine certified, with subspecialty certification in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism.

Before joining the UT Southwestern faculty in 2012, Dr. Ali served as staff endocrinologist with The Christ Hospital Medical Associates in Cincinnati.

She is a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, among other professional organizations.

In 2019, Dr. Ali was named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star. She was also included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list numerous times. Additionally, her honors include winning the National Clinical Vignette Abstract Competition at the 2008 American College of Physicians Annual Meeting.


Medical School
Aga Khan University Medical College, Pakistan (2003)
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2006), Internal Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2008), Endocrinology & Metabolism

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (2009)
  • American College of Physicians (2005-2008)