Dr. Alecia Nero received her initial medical training at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Drawn by the opportunity for the harmonious integration of clinical medicine and research, she completed her residency, then hematology fellowship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Nero brings to UTSW experience in nonmalignant hematology and an intense interest in sickle cell disease. She currently specializes in sickle cell disease, other hemoglobin disorders, and anemias. Dr. Nero has trained in both children and adults and brings the interest in transition of care within the subspecialty division of hematology-oncology.  Her clinical practice emphasizes patient and family-centered care. Dr. Nero’s interests outside of medicine include spending time with her family and reading for leisure. 


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2004)
Case Western Reserve University (2008), Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University (2011), Hematology Oncology

Research Interest

  • Sickle Cell disease
  • Transition of care and outcomes

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Dallas County Medical Society (2012)
  • Texas Medical Society (2012)
  • CV Roman Medical Society (2011)
  • American Society of Hematology (2009)