Ibrahim Ibrahim, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Hematology and Oncology. His clinical interests include thrombosis, hemostasis, and thrombocytopenic disorders.

Originally from Aqaba, Jordan, Dr. Ibrahim holds a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from Rice University in Houston, Texas. He received his medical degree from UT Southwestern, where he remained to complete internal medicine residency training and fellowship training in hematology and oncology.

Prior to joining the UT Southwestern faculty in 2018, he was an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology.

Dr. Ibrahim’s research interests in blood disorders have resulted in multiple peer-reviewed publications and two book chapters, as well as presentations at professional and scientific conferences.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Ibrahim serves as the director of the Non-Malignant Hematology Program, and as medical director of the Blood Disorders Clinic. He also serves as medical director of Parkland Hospital’s Benign Hematology Clinic.

His committee service includes UT Southwestern’s Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee, on which he chairs the Anticoagulation Subcommittee and the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Ibrahim is actively involved in several professional organizations, including the American Society of Hematology and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

Personal Note

During his free time, Dr. Ibrahim enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, reading, and traveling.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2007)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2010), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014), Hematology Oncology

Research Interest

  • Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Thrombosis and Hemostasis
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Immature platelets as a biomarker for disease severity and mortality in COVID-19 patients.
Welder D, Jeon-Slaughter H, Ashraf B, Choi SH, Chen W, Ibrahim I, Bat T, Br J Haematol 2021 Jun
Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia-related vasculitis mimicking giant cell arteritis.
Amin SD, Vickers A, Hong BY, Ponce CMP, Ibrahim IF, Chevez-Barrios P, Lee AG, Can. J. Ophthalmol. 2019 Jun 54 3 e140-e145
Four Limb Ischemia: A Severe Case of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia.
Anand K, Ibrahim I, Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus 2019 Apr 35 2 397-398
Autosplenectomy in a Patient with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH).
Burns E, Anand K, Acosta G, Irani M, Chung B, Maiti A, Ibrahim I, Rice L, Case Rep Hematol 2019 2019 3146965
Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma: an elusive diagnosis with challenging management.
Mukherjee A, Ibrahim IF, J Community Support Oncol 2018 16 6 e280-e282
Intravenous Immunoglobulin for Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia.
Ibrahim IF, Rice L Chest 2017 Oct 152 4 906-907
Sickle Cell Trait and Rhabdomyolysis among U.S. Army Soldiers.
Ibrahim IF, Rice L N. Engl. J. Med. 2016 10 375 17 1695-6


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Appreciation Award
    HOPE Clinic, Houston Methodist Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Program (2017)
  • Chief Fellow
    Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Program, UT Southwestern (2014)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Hematology (2011)
  • International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis (2018)