Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter

Allergy and Immunology
Dallas, TX
41 years experience female

Locations

Office

Dallas, TX

Address

Allergy and Asthma Preston Center, 6114 Sherry Lane, Dallas, TX
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Cigna

Great-West Healthcare

Health Care Services Corporation (HCSC)

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

About

Bio

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.

Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chronic hives : If antihistamines and H2 blockers do not bring temporary relief, you need to be tried on other medications. A board-certified allergist-immunologist m ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Normal blood sugar: A fasting blood glucose of approximately 60-100, maybe up to 110 in some laboratories, is considered normal. After you eat, the level goes up above 1 ... Read More
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A male asked:
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Skin bump / papule : When it's invisible, doctors can't diagnose. If painful, it is probably a tiny infection, either viral or bacterial. A routine pimple would be bacter ... Read More
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Jul 17, 2013
excellent answers and an excellent doctor
Dec 22, 2015
Highly recommend
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Baxter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for the kindness and no-nonsense answer! The headache is more of a throbbing/dull pain goes away on its own after a short while on standing-- possibly could be dehydration. Thank you!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I never finish allergy shots to be effective, abmnd yes i do have asthma, just came from the er i have bronchitis too prednisone and levaquin..
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Thanks for your quick reply! On Prilosec and take singulair. Hoping to get answes soon.Thank you for such a quick response.My pulm doctor wants to rule out bronchiectasi

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 1979MD

Awards

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

Affiliations

American College of Physicians
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
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