Al Lulla, MD, MS is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine within the Division of Emergency Medical Services, Disaster and Global Health. He joined the faculty at UT Southwestern in 2022.

Dr. Lulla is a graduate of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed emergency medicine residency training at Washington University in St. Louis where he served as Chief Resident. His interest in prehospital medicine led Dr. Lulla to pursue fellowship training in Emergency Medical Services at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He currently serves as an attending emergency physician at both Parkland Hospital and William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital. He is dual board-certified in both emergency medicine and Emergency Medical Services.

Presently, Dr. Lulla serves as Deputy Medical Director for the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department. In this role, he oversees the Quality Management Division for EMS for the City of Dallas and serves as the Assistant Medical Director for the American Airlines Center. His research interests include the prehospital management of traumatic brain injury, out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, and trauma care. He has a particular interest in addressing and studying stress and mental health issues facing EMS providers and other first responders. He is an active member of multiple professional organizations including the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), the Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Society. 


Medical School
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (2016)
Chief Resident
Washington University at St. Louis (2020)
Washington University at St. Louis (2020), Emergency Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2021), Emergency Medical Services