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Dorothy Sendelbach, M.D.


Department of Pediatrics

School of Medicine

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Sendelbach received her BS in Biomedical Engineering from Rutgers University and her MD from New Jersey Medical School-Rutgers University. She completed a residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, and worked in a community clinic for refugees and the underserved prior to joining the faculty in 1993 as a general pediatrician in the Newborn Nursery. She is currently a Professor in the General Pediatrics Education division and sees patients in ambulatory general pediatrics.

Dr. Sendelbach serves as Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education at UT Southwestern. She is a member of the UTSouthwestern Academy of Teachers and the SHINE Academy of Health Science Education. She has been a student mentor in the Fashena College since its inception. Her interests include curriculum design, faculty development and student mentorship.