Dr. Sanah Ladhani is originally from Dallas, Texas and received her initial medical training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Drawn by the opportunity to serve a diverse patient population, she completed her residency and chief residency at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California. After four years of training and leadership, Dr. Ladhani made her way back home to Dallas, Texas and UT Southwestern. As a hospitalist at UT Southwestern, Dr. Ladhani brings a fervent passion for Internal Medicine, medical education, and patient care. Dr. Ladhani’s interests outside of medicine include spending time with her family and friends, reading, and hiking.



Chief Resident
Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital 2020, Internal Medicine
Medical School
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2017)
Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital (2020), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Health Disparities
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Medical Education


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Impact of Safety-Net Burden on In-Hospital Mortality and Hospitalization Costs Among Patients with Alcoholic Hepatitis and Alcoholic Cirrhosis.
Ladhani S, Hirode G, Singal AK, Wong RJ, Alcohol Alcohol 2021 Apr 56 3 368-375
Disparities in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance: Dissecting the Roles of Patient, Provider, and Health System Factors.
Ladhani S, Ohri A, Wong RJ, J Clin Gastroenterol 2020 03 54 3 218-226

Honors & Awards

  • Best of JCG, Liver Category Research Award
    Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology Editorial Board (2020)
  • Resident Scholar of the Year Research Award
    Department of Internal Medicine, Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System, California (2020)
  • Top Scoring Research Abstract Research Award
    Northern California Society for Clinical Gastroenterology (2019)
  • Best Abstract in the Alcohol Category Research Award
    American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2018)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2021)
  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2021)
  • American Asociation for the Study of Liver Diseases (2018)
  • American College of Physicians (2017)