Srilakshmi Vallabhaneni, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of its Division of Cardiology. She specializes in cardio-oncology.

Originally from India, Dr. Vallabhaneni earned her medical degree at the NRI Academy of Medical Sciences in Guntur. She completed internal medicine residency training at MedStar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and advanced training through a fellowship program in cardiology at St. Luke’s University Health Network in Pennsylvania. She then received additional advanced training in cardio-oncology and advanced cardiac imaging (cardiac MRI) through fellowship programs at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Pennsylvania.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Vallabhaneni’s clinical and research interests include cardiac imaging with echocardiography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance, as well as cardio-oncology, especially as it regards early detection and prevention of cancer therapy-related cardiotoxicity to minimize interruptions in chemotherapy for patients undergoing active treatment and also for cancer survivors.

She has presented and published insightful academic articles, abstracts, and book chapters on these topics and is an active member of several professional societies, including the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, the American Heart Association, and the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.


University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2021, Cardio-oncology & Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Medical School
NTR University of Health Sciences/NRI Medical College (2011)
Medstar Harbor Hospital (2017), Internal Medicine
St Luke's University Health Network (2020), Cardiology
Washington University School of Medicine (2020), Cardio-oncology & Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Research Interest

  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Early Detection and Management / Prevention of Cancer Therapy-related Cardiotoxicity
  • Utility of Cardiovascular Imaging in Early Detection of Cancer Therapy-related Cardiotoxicity


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Honors & Awards

  • Academic Excellence Award
    St. Luke's University Health Network (2020)
  • David C. Leach Award
    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (2018)
  • Profiles in Excellence Award
    American College of Physicians, Maryland Chapter (2017)
  • Excellence in Palliative Care Award
    Medstar Health (2016)
  • Excellence in Research Award
    Medstar Health (2016)
  • Travel Grant Award
    Heart Failure Society of America (2016)
  • Young Achiever Award
    American College of Physicians (2016)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Heart Association
  • International Cardio-Oncology Society