Sandeep Das, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Cardiology

I see one of my roles as being a translator between the medical evidence and my patients, to help them make better-informed decisions about their treatment.

Originally from Boston, Dr. Das holds a bachelor's degree with honors in chemistry from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. He earned his medical degree at Allegheny University of the Health Sciences in Philadelphia. He completed internal medicine residency training at the University of North Carolina Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in preventative medicine. He then completed a fellowship in cardiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He also holds a master's in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. he then went on to earn a master's in business administration in healthcare organization leadership from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease, Dr. Das joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2007. He is currently the Medical Director for Acute Coronary Care at Parkland Health & Hospital System and the Division Director for Quality and Value in Cardiology at UT Southwestern.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Das is part of the Clinical Care Learning Group. He is also on several committees at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He is a fellow of the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Das' research interests include general cardiology, obesity, and veterans' heart care. His work has been published in the Dallas Heart Study as well as numerous other peer-reviewed publications. 


Medical School
Hahnemann University Hospital (1998), Internal Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine (2001), Internal Medicine
Other Post Graduate Training
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine (2003)
Graduate School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine (2003), Public Health
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008), Cardiology

Research Interest

  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Health disparities
  • Obesity and cardiovascular disease
  • Quality of care and outcomes research


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Honors & Awards

  • Parmley Award
    Outstanding publication by a young investigator in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (2012)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical honor society (1998)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology (2013)
  • American College of Cardiology Value in Healthcare Initiative (2019)
  • American Heart Association (2013)
  • American Heart Association Taskforce on Performance Measures (2017)