Bethany Roehm, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Nephrology. She specializes in general nephrology, heart failure in kidney disease, and hypertension.

Originally from Beaumont, Texas, Dr. Roehm holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. She earned her medical degree at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, and completed internal medicine residency training at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, where she also received advanced training through a nephrology fellowship, as well as a master’s degree in clinical and translational research.

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

Dr. Roehm is the author of several articles, reviews, and presentations, and she contributed to the book Handbook of Critical Care Nephrology.

She is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Nephrology, and the American Heart Association.


Medical School
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine (2015)
Tufts Medical Center (2018), Internal Medicine
Graduate School
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences (2020)
Other Post Graduate Training
Tufts University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (2020)
Tufts Medical Center (2021), Nephrology

Research Interest

  • Cardiorenal Syndrome in LVAD Patients with CKD


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Cultivating the Pipeline of Clinician Investigators in Nephrology: A Perspective From the 2019-2020 AJKD Editorial Interns.
Roehm B, Yau A, Sohaney R, Seethapathy H, Am J Kidney Dis 2021 08 78 2 171-173
Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Kidney Function: Chicken, Egg, or Omelet?
Roehm B, Grodin JL, Kidney Med 2021 May-Jun 3 3 324-326
Heart failure management in dialysis patients: Many treatment options with no clear evidence.
Roehm B, Gulati G, Weiner DE, Semin Dial 2020 05 33 3 198-208
Blood pressure targets and kidney and cardiovascular disease: same data but discordant guidelines.
Roehm B, Weiner DE, Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 2019 05 28 3 245-250
Left Ventricular Assist Devices, Kidney Disease, and Dialysis.
Roehm B, Vest AR, Weiner DE, Am J Kidney Dis 2018 02 71 2 257-266
Cigarette Smoking Attenuates Kidney Protection by Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibition in Nondiabetic Chronic Kidney Disease.
Roehm B, Simoni J, Pruszynski J, Wesson DE Am. J. Nephrol. 2017 Sep 46 4 260-267
The kidney disease quality of life cognitive function subscale and cognitive performance in maintenance hemodialysis patients.
Sorensen EP, Sarnak MJ, Tighiouart H, Scott T, Giang LM, Kirkpatrick B, Lou K, Weiner DE, Am J Kidney Dis 2012 Sep 60 3 417-26


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Honors & Awards

  • KL2 Scholar
    Clinical and Translational Science Award Program of UT Southwestern (2023)
  • ASN Travel Grant
    Karen L. Campbell, PhD, Travel Support Program for Fellows (2018)
  • ASN Travel Grant
    Kidney STARS Program (2017)
  • AOA Award
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2014)
  • Gold Humanism Award
    Gold Humanism Honor Society (2014)
  • First Place Poster
    "Cessation of Cigarette Smoking Compared to Continued Smoking Preserves eGFR in Stage 2 Chronic Kidney Disease Due to Hypertensive Nephropathy." Texas A&M Health Sciences Center COM Research Day (2012)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Heart Association (2021)
  • American Medical Association (2011)
  • American Society of Nephrology (2012)