Syeda Jaffery, M.D., M.P.H., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Hospital Medicine.

Originally from Lahore, Pakistan, Dr. Jaffery earned her medical degree at the Fatima Jinnah Medical College in Pakistan. She completed internal medicine residency training, a fellowship in occupational and environmental medicine, and a master's degree in public health at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington. 

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jaffery joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Jaffery is Co Chair of the Research Committee.

Dr. Jaffery is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine.

Personal Note

Dr. Jaffery's interests outside of medicine include her family, fashion design, and travel.


Medical School
Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Pakistan (1994)
University of Connecticut Health Center (2001), Internal Medicine
Other Post Graduate Training
University of Connecticut (2003)
Graduate School
University of Connecticut (2003)
University of Connecticut Health Center (2003), Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Research Interest

  • Co-Management of Hospitalist Services
  • Improving Quality of Patient Discharge Processes
  • Patient Satisfaction


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Rewriting History: Fever of Unknown Origin.
Bordelon JR, Abbas SU, Shabbir AQ, Ross AL Am. J. Med. 2015 Sep 128 9 956-8

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians (2013)
  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2016)