Iris Garcia, MPAS, PA-C
Iris is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. She attended college at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences in 2006.
A Dallas/ Fort Worth native, she returned home to begin her medical training at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, where she graduated with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies in 2009. Prior to joining the Dermatology department, Iris practiced in Family Medicine and Pediatric Emergency/Urgent Care Medicine, where she acquired her initial clinical experience treating patients with a variety of medical illnesses, including conditions of the skin. Iris has been with Cook Children’s since 2012.
Iris has a particular interest in the treatment of Atopic Dermatitis and Infantile Hemangiomas. She enjoys her role in patient care and values the importance of the relationship between the patient, parent, and provider. She is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Texas Association of Physician Assistants (TAPA), Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA), and Society for Pediatric Dermatology (SPD). Iris enjoys traveling, running, and spending time with her husband and daughter.