Dr. Kazi received his training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at UT Medical School at Houston. He is the Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at UT Southwestern. Dr. Kazi also works with patient registries and clinical information systems, such as the electronic health record, to improve clinical decision making, promote efficiency and support patient safety and quality of care. Dr. Kazi serves on the ABIM Rheumatology Board.


Medical School
University of Karachi-Dow Medical College (1987)
UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1989), Internal Medicine
UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1992), Internal Medicine
UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1995), Rheumatology

Research Interest

  • Improving Patient Access and Efficiency of Care
  • Improving Quality of Care through Disease Registries
  • Medical Education
  • Predictive Analytics in Clinical Decision Support


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Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award
    American College of Rheumatology (2017)
  • Best Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2011-2020)
  • Texas Super Doctors
    Texas Monthly Magazine (2011-2018)
  • Top Doctors
    US News and Health Reports (2011)
  • Internal Medicine Housestaff Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (1998)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    UT Medical School Houston (1992)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Medical Association (2017)
  • American College of Physicians (2010)
  • American College of Rheumatology (1991)