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Lindsay K. Sonstein, M.D.
Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine

Lindsay K. Sonstein, M.D.

Lindsay K. Sonstein, M.D.
Associate Professor
Clinical Vice Chair for Inpatient Affairs
Associate Program Director, Residency Program
UT System Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

University of Texas Medical Branch - Clinics
Harborside Medical Group 400 Harborside Dr
Galveston, TX 77555-1167
Phone: 409.747.1883
Fax: 409.747.8579

General Medicine Administration
301 University Blvd.
4.174 JSA
Galveston, TX 77555-0566
Phone: 409.772.4182
Fax: 409.772.6507
Email: General.Medicine@utmb.edu


Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
M.D. 2005 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Internship & Residency 2008 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Chief Resident 2009 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX


Dr. Sonstein joined the faculty in 2009 after completing her Chief Residency at UTMB in Galveston. Currently she serves as the clinical vice chair for inpatient affairs and residency program director. She has gained training in the field of health care quality by attending MD Anderson cancer center clinical safety, effectiveness course and AAMC teach of quality program. Her interests and current projects on quality of care, patient satisfaction, innovative health delivery systems and residency education. She was appointed the director of Quality Improvement for the Department of Internal Medicine and has been leading the department in its quality efforts since this time. She gained training in the field of health care quality by attending the MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Safety and Effectiveness course. She has presented her quality work locally and regionally and most recently won an award for her work at the UT System Building Bridges conference. Her current project include: improving inpatient patient satisfaction, improving transitions of care and standardizing quality improvement educational efforts in the department and at UTMB.

She also serves as the Associated Program director for the Internal Medicine residency program. She has won numerous teaching and educational awards and was inducted as a member of the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers in September 2012

She currently attends on the wards in John Sealy Hospital, is a faculty preceptor, and sees private patients in Daniels Team. 

Clinical Interests

  • Quality Improvement
  • Resident Education
  • Innovating Health Care
  • Patient Satisfaction
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