Faculty Biography
Roy M. Fleischmann, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Co-Medical Director
Metroplex Clinical Research Center
Co-Director, Division of Rheumatology
THR Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Roy M. Fleischmann is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and Co-Medical Director of the Metroplex Clinical Research Center in Dallas. He is board certified in internal medicine with subspecialty certification in rheumatology. He has a private practice as a rheumatologist in Dallas, Texas. He is a master of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), a former president of the Texas Rheumatism Association, and a former president of the Dallas–Fort Worth Rheumatism Association. He has served on the finance committee of the ACR and the fund-raising committee of the Research and Education Foundation of the ACR. 

Dr. Fleischmann has written more than 170 manuscripts, focusing on the management of rheumatoid arthritis; and presented more than 350 scientific abstracts at rheumatology meetings worldwide. He has been a principal or co-principal investigator in over 1,000 clinical studies in the field of rheumatology and helped design and implement the studies, and reported the results of almost every medication approved for use in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis over the past 30 years. 

Dr. Fleischmann earned an MD degree from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, and completed his residency in medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. His fellowship in rheumatology was completed at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York.