Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology
41 years experience female
Allergy and Asthma Preston Center, 6114 Sherry Lane, Dallas, TXDirections
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A board-certified allergist/immunologist, Dr. Baxter graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. She then trained in Internal Medicine and Allergy/Immunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, where she is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Allergy and Immunology Division. After participating in research on penicillin allergy and anaphylaxis, she opened her private practice in North Dallas in 1985. An enthusiastic medical volunteer, Dr Baxter founded a free clinic, the Agape Medical Clinic of Grace United Methodist Church, in 1983. She serves as its Medical Director currently. She also serves on the board of Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic. Dr Baxter is married and has 3 grown children. Her hobbies include singing in church choir, cycling, playing handbells, piano, and swimming.
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Allergy and Immunology
United States: Texas
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Education & Training
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Outstanding Teacher Award, 2004-5, UT Southwestern Allergy Division
American Lung Association Dinner Chair award 1998, 1999
East Dallas Weed and Seed 2004 Community Heart and Soul Award
American College of Physicians
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology