Dr. Mujeeb Basit, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Cardiology.

Originally from Hyderabad, India, Dr. Basit grew up in Houston. He holds a bachelor's degree with honors in computer science from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He earned his medical degree at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He then completed a master's degree in clinical informatics at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received internal medicine residency training at George Washington University, followed by fellowships in cardiology at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Boston, and clinical informatics at Harvard University.

Certified by the American Board of Internal medicine in cardiology, Dr. Basit joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2016.

Dr. Basit's clinical interests include general cardiology and personalized management of long-term cardiovascular risk.

Personal Note

Dr. Basit’s interests outside of medicine include his family, cooking, travel, and photography.


Medical School
George Washington University Medical Center (2008)
The George Washington University (2009), Internal Medicine
The George Washington University (2011), Internal Medicine
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (2014), Cardiology
Graduate School
Harvard Medical School (2016)
Other Post Graduate Training
Harvard Medical School (2016)
Graduate School
Harvard Medical School (2016), Medical Sciences
Harvard Medical School (2016), Clinical Informatics

Research Interest

  • Clinical Decision Support Evaluation and Optimization
  • Precision Medicine and Genetic Data in EHRs
  • Usability Design for Electronic Health Record Systems


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The Dallas Heart Study: a population-based probability sample for the multidisciplinary study of ethnic differences in cardiovascular health.
Victor RG, Haley RW, Willett DL, Peshock RM, Vaeth PC, Leonard D, Basit M, Cooper RS, Iannacchione VG, Visscher WA, Staab JM, Hobbs HH Am. J. Cardiol. 2004 Jun 93 12 1473-80
Correcting data shifts in gel files created by Model 377 DNA Sequencers.
O'Brien KM, Ironside MA, Athanasiou MC, Basit MA, Evans GA, Garner HR BioTechniques 1998 Jun 24 6 1002-3

Honors & Awards

  • Golden Humanism Award (Outstanding Service)
    George Washington School of Medicine (2008)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology (2011)
  • American Medical Informatics Association (2014)
  • American Medical Society (2008)