McKinneyManjula Julka, MD, was recently named chief medical officer at Medical City McKinney. Dr. Julka helped kick off National Doctor’s Day with a celebratory meal and physician fellowship on March 30. National Doctor’s Day honors physicians for their dedication to patients and the community. 

Dr. Julka is a board-certified family physician with a background in designing innovative pathways for patient care initiatives. She comes with over 20 years of experience in leading and ensuring the highest quality of care and excellence in patient experience. The author of multiple publications, she has led healthcare panels at both the national and regional levels.

“Dr. Julka is a highly respected leader known for providing high quality, innovative and compassionate care,” says Ernest C. Lynch, III, FACHE, CEO at Medical City McKinney. “Her clinical expertise and dedication to training clinicians will help support Medical City McKinney as the destination of choice for healthcare excellence in greater McKinney and the surrounding community.”

Prior to this role, Dr. Julka served as vice president of medical affairs at Signify Health. She was previously vice president of clinical innovation at the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation and medical director at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Julka earned a medical degree from the University of Bombay in India and served her residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She earned a Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Dallas.