Dornechia George Carter, MD,FAAD

Dr. Dornechia Carter is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dornechia George Carter, M.D., is proud to call the Dallas-Fort Worth area home. She moved here in 2011 with her husband, Kenny Carter, who is an otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon. They have two young sons, who bring daily joy to their lives.

Dr. Carter completed her undergraduate education at Cornell University, earning a dual degree in Human Development and Human Biology, Health, and Society. She attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas as a Diversity Scholar. Following an internship at Houston Methodist Hospital, she completed her training at Baylor as the first African-American resident in the Department of Dermatology. She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Carter is the immediate past president of the C. V. Roman Medical Society, the local chapter of the National Medical Association. Now, she serves as the Chair of the Past Presidents Council for the chapter. Under her leadership, the society expanded its membership significantly, pioneered novel programming locally and regionally, and earned recognition from the national organization as the “2019 Large Society of the Year.” Dr. Carter has publications in multiple medical journals, and she has presented at meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Texas Dermatological Society. She has been a consultant for local and national publications, such as The Dallas Morning News, Woman’s Day magazine, and WebMD magazine, discussing skincare recommendations. As someone who enjoys public outreach, volunteerism and, speaking, she engages in a number of activities to promote skin health. Among these include being featured on National Public Radio, Trinity Broadcasting Network, the CW Network, and NBC Channel 5, covering sun protection, skin cancer, and skin rejuvenation techniques. She also volunteers her time as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., participating in various DFW area health fairs and serving as a mentor to high school and medical students. She has also been honored annually as a D Magazine Best Doctor in Dallas since 2014, and as a Best Doctor in Collin County since 2015.

Her scope of practice encompasses medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, with a special interest in psoriasis, skin of color, skin cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. Cosmetic treatments offered include Botox, dermal fillers including Juvederm, micro-needling, laser hair removal, and chemical peels. She has a passion for her profession, tailoring treatment plans for each patient’s individual needs and educating patients about their skin.

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