Richard L Stern, MD


Dr. Stern has been in private practice at Rheumatology Associates since July 2003. He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas. Dr. Stern primarily sees patients in the Grapevine, Texas office of Rheumatology Associates.

After obtaining his undergraduate degrees in psychology, biochemistry, and biology from the University of North Texas, Dr. Stern received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1998. He completed an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Parkland Hospital, followed by a fellowship in Rheumatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Dr. Stern is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with sub-specialty certification in Rheumatology. A Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology, he is a member of the Dallas Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. He is currently serving on the Insurance Subcommittee of the American College of Rheumatology.

When he's not working with patients or teaching, Dr. Stern volunteers at the Rheumatology Clinic at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas, where he actively teaches Fellows and Internal Medicine Residents.

He has been chosen by his peers for inclusion in the Texas Monthly Super Doctors 2013-2018.  He was also voted one of the "Best Doctors in Dallas" in D Magazine 2016-2018.

Medical Assistant Liza Estrada