Dr. Esparza is originally from Chicago but grew up in Mexico. She received her medical training at Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes, and graduated with honors. She completed her internal medicine training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Esparza pursued her fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at UTSW. During her fellowship, she participated in lipid research and her passion for education and clinical research led her to stay as faculty at UTSW. Her clinical practice emphasizes on a patient-centered approach in treating obesity, diabetes and other metabolic disorders to help her patients achieve their goals. Dr. Esparza’s interests outside medicine include spending time with family and friends, dancing and horseback riding.


Medical School
Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico (2010)
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio (2016), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018), Endocrinology & Metabolism

Research Interest

  • Effects of Weight Gain in Metabolism
  • Genetic Obesity
  • Hypertriglyceridemia


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Renal function and carotid artery disease: many questions, few answers.
Prasad A, Isabel Esparza M Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2014 Aug 84 2 255-6

Honors & Awards

  • Highest University Honors
    Centro Biomedico of Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes (Medical School) (2010)
  • National Quality 2010 Award
    Rural Clinic "Temazcal" in Calvillo, Aguascalientes by Secretaria de Salud del Estado de Aguascalientes (2009)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • The Obesity Society (2018)
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (2016)
  • American Thyroid Association (2016)
  • The Endocrine Society (2016)