Sheena Knights, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine. She is the Associate Program Director of the HIV Fellowship program.

Dr. Knights holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Princeton University in New Jersey. She earned her medical degree and completed internal medicine residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston She then received advanced training through an infectious diseases fellowship at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Infectious Disease, Dr. Knights joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.

Dr. Knights’ clinical interest includes a focus on HIV care. Her research interests include HIV-associated Kaposi’s sarcoma and healthcare disparities.

Personal Note

Outside of medicine, her interests include cooking, traveling, and spending time with family.


Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2014)
Baylor College of Medicine (2017), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Infectious Diseases

Research Interest

  • Healthcare Disparities
  • HIV
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Brucellosis in Adults and Children: A 10-Year Case Series at Two Large Academic Hospitals in Houston, Texas.
Serpa JA, Knights S, Farmakiotis D, Campbell J, South. Med. J. 2018 06 111 6 324-327


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

  • Second Place, Poster Session
    Texas Infectious Diseases Society Annual Meeting (2019)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Infectious Disease Socity of America (2017)