Sanah Ladhani, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Hematology Oncology.

Dr. Ladhani completed her undergraduate and medical school training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. She went on to complete her Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA. She has several academic achievements, including being Valedictorian of her high school class in Carrollton, TX, attaining early acceptance into medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and earning near full-tuition scholarships for college and medical school. During residency, Dr. Ladhani’s research in chronic liver disease and health disparities was published in several prominent academic journals, such as JAMA, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, and Oxford’s Alcohol and Alcoholism. Her work has also been featured in NEJM Journal Watch.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Ladhani has a special interest in working with cancer patients and their families and cherishes the opportunity to walk alongside her patients as they face both challenges and triumphs in the inpatient setting. Her educational and research pursuits are within Inpatient Cancer Care Delivery.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Ladhani serves with the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, studies Interior Design, explores local museums, and spends time with her loving family.


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
  • Inpatient Cancer Care Delivery
  • 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
Prevalence of Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Among Adults in the United States, 2001-2016.
Wong T, Dang K, Ladhani S, Singal AK, Wong RJ, JAMA 2019 05 321 17 1723-1725

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)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology