Biography

Stephanie Brinker, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of its Division of General Internal Medicine. She specializes in hypertension.

Dr. Brinker holds a bachelor's degree in history and political science from Trinity University in San Antonio. She received her medical degree from theĀ UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School in Houston, and completed her internal medicine residency training at UT Southwestern, where she also received advanced training through a fellowship program in hypertension.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2013.

Dr. Brinker serves as the Co-Director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship, a role that has enabled her to introduce several innovations, including standardizing grading and improving the quality of evaluation. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Residency Advising Committee and is a Colleges Mentor.

During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Education

Medical School
UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (2008)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013), Hypertension

Research Interest

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Hypertension
  • Improving Barriers to Medical Adherence

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Therapeutic drug monitoring facilitates blood pressure control in resistant hypertension.
Brinker S, Pandey A, Ayers C, Price A, Raheja P, Arbique D, Das S, Halm E, Kaplan N, Vongpatanasin W J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2013 Nov

Honors & Awards

  • Best Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2021)
  • Outstanding General Internal Medicine Ward Teaching
    UT Southwestern Internal Medicine Clerkship (2021)
  • Texas Rising Stars
    Texas Monthly (2021)
  • Teaching Excellence Award
    Southwestern Academy of Teachers (2020)
  • Texas Rising Stars
    Texas Monthly (2020)
  • Best Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2019)
  • Texas Rising Stars
    Texas Monthly (2019)
  • Best Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2018)
  • Best Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2017)
  • Best Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2016)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
  • Gamma Chapter