Christi Bailey is one of our valued Physician Assistants in our McKinney office. As a certified Physician Assistant, Christi is able to diagnose and treat skin conditions ranging from general dermatology concerns, such as acne or rosacea, to skin cancer, such as melanoma. She is also qualified to prescribe medication and perform a variety of procedures at the Dermatology & Skin Cancer Surgery Center. She is well-trained, highly regarded among her patients, and provides care in a responsive and caring manner.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Christi graduated cum laude from Baylor University before going on to earn a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. While at UT Southwestern, Christi became particularly interested in dermatology and went on to complete a one-year postgraduate dermatology fellowship at UT Southwestern, training alongside dermatology residents. She is one of 12 physician assistants nationally to complete the program. “The fellowship training allowed me to work closely with the residents in a variety of settings,” said Christi, “including clinics at the VA, Parkland and UT Southwestern. It was an excellent opportunity to treat patients with many different dermatologic conditions.”
ORGANIZATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Christi is currently a preceptor for UT Southwestern PA students and is a fellow member of the following professional organizations:
- Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
- American Academy of Physician Assistants
- Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
Christi and her husband grew up in the Richardson area. The high school sweethearts are the proud parents of two young sons and are actively involved at their church.