Sean Hutchinson, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Palliative Care Section.

Originally from Chongqing, China, Dr. Hutchinson holds bachelor's degrees in biology and biochemistry from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, where he graduated magna cum laude. He earned his medical degree and completed internal medicine residency training at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He completed advanced training through a fellowship in hospice and palliative care medicine at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

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

Dr. Hutchinson is a member of the Texas Medical Association, the Dallas County Medical Society, and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Personal Note

Dr. Hutchinson’s interests outside of medicine include spending time with his family, playing chess, and the great outdoors.


Medical School
University of South Florida College of Medicine (2015)
University of South Florida College of Medicine (2018), Internal Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (2019), Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Research Interest

  • Symptom Management in the Oncology Palliative Care Population

Honors & Awards

  • Gold Humanism Award
    University of South Florida (2014)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Hospice and Pallative Care Medicine (2019)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (2019)
  • Texas Medical Association (2018)