Elizabeth Geddes-Bruce, MD

Elizabeth Geddes-Bruce, MDASDS Fellowship-Trained Cosmetic Dermatologist  

Elizabeth Geddes-Bruce, MD is a board certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon specializing in the practice of both cosmetic and medical dermatology. She views cosmetic dermatology as synergistic to a happy, healthy lifestyle and regularly counsels her patients in a balanced, natural approach to both cosmetic and medical dermatology. Dr. Elizabeth Geddes-Bruce has a strong interest in integrative medicine and focuses on preventive skin care. As a former Chief Resident at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Geddes-Bruce has extensive expertise in the identification, treatment, and monitoring of skin cancers and other rare or complicated illnesses of the skin.

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Dr. Geddes-Bruce is fellowship-trained in cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. She served as Chief Resident at one of the nation’s top dermatology programs – The University of Texas at Houston and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Prior to her residency, she completed an Internal Medicine internship at the Harvard teaching hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Dr. Geddes-Bruce graduated magna cum laude from Mount Holyoke College where she studied Art History and Chemistry. She also received a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. While attending medical school at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr. Geddes-Bruce was recognized with the G. Alan Robinson Award for Pharmacology and was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, where she also served as President.

Dr. Geddes-Bruce has authored book chapters and been published in several major peer-reviewed journals on various topics in both cosmetic and medical dermatology. In 2015, her abstract on a novel approach in the treatment of melasma was awarded the Dr. Richard E. Fitzpatrick Clinical Research and Innovations Award at the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery annual meeting.  Dr. Geddes-Bruce was selected as one of the Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars in Texas Monthly magazine in 2017 and 2018 in the category of Dermatology.

Dr. Geddes-Bruce was raised in Kingsville, Texas. She enjoys arts and crafts and hosting dinner parties for her family and friends. She is an avid dog-lover and regularly tolerates running for exercise. She, her husband, son, and their two mutts are all excited to call Austin home.

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Testimonials from Geddes-Bruce’s patients:

  • “I really enjoyed meeting Dr. Geddes-Bruce. She is professional and very pleasant . I would see her again for any dermatology procedures .” — Judy S. (September 15, 2021)
  • “Dr Geddes is amazing!” — Melinda H. (September 14, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce is absolutely amazing! She has transformed my skin. Experiencing acne and melasma for many years, I never thought my skin could look as good as it does with her help. Her knowledge, guidance, and care is unmatched. I appreciate her and her wonderful staff so much!” — Gracie M. (September 7, 2021)
  • “Loved the look of the office and all the people i interacted with were very friendly. Doctor had great demeanor and was very professional and friendly.” — Gretchen V. (September 7, 2021)
  • “Dr Geddes was so sweet and explained everything about my procedure! Her staff from the receptionist to assistant were all extremely welcoming.” — Melissa M. (August 31, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes and all the staff are always exceptionally courteous and pleasant. I look forward to my next visit!” — Kristy D. (August 26, 2021)
  • “Most wonderful, nice, professional and efficient appointment I’ve had! Everyone I interacted with was great and would absolutely recommend others go here.” — Jonathan S. (August 25, 2021)
  • “Dr Geddes is very kind, very patient and explains thoroughly. Eased my nerves too. Grateful to be a new patient of hers. Absolute confidence.” — Rebecca B. (August 23, 2021)
  • “I liked the friendly greeting upon arrival and the wonderful kindness of the Doctor and her helper.” — Patsy E. (August 23, 2021)
  • “Everyone is so considerate and the dr explains things very well. She’s excellent with injections!! Lovely office also!” — Marcia T. (August 12, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce is always a delight! She is informative, kind, and reassuring. I feel taken care of and taken seriously. I love how proactive and preventative she is about skin cancer.” — Emma W. (August 9, 2021)
  • “Very efficient and informative. Great service.” — Shelby E. (August 5, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes was very attentive and even offered to look over any skin problems if I had them though the appointment was for my toe blemish.” — Michael F. (August 2, 2021)
  • “They are very polite, punctual and efficient. Thanks to Dr. Geddes and the entire staff.” — Richard M. (August 2, 2021)
  • “Awesome experience! Everyone is kind and welcoming.” — Suha N. (July 21, 2021)
  • “I loved how kind and helpful everyone was. The environment was so welcoming! And everything was explained thoroughly.” — Kayla M. (July 15, 2021)
  • “Staff is friendly, kind and compassionate. Dr. Geddes-Bruce was persistent in recommending different treatment options for a very stubborn problem that wasn’t responding as expected.” — Elisabeth B. (July 15, 2021)
  • “Every visit with Dr. Geddes-Bruce is an amazing one! She has kept me looking my best for years!” — Rebekah S. (July 14, 2021)
  • “Welcoming, clean, and elegant office. Quick check-in. Dr. Geddes-Bruce and her assistant are both kind and listen well. Overall very happy with my visit.” — Stephanie R. (July 14, 2021)
  • “Very professional, friendly and engaging staff. Highly recommend Dr. Geddes. She had a gentle and caring approach to my personal needs.” — Sherry A. (July 14, 2021)
  • “They were wonderful! They greeted me in the door as soon as I walked in and I went back in literally less than 5 minutes. It was so fast I didn’t even finish my paperwork which was beautiful. Then when the doctor came in she was sweet and gave me great information and the procedure was quick and no pain at all or hours after which is also amazing. I was in and out in less than an hour for sure. Very quick and not to mention I called at 1:18 and was able to catch a 1:40 appointment. AMAZING!!!” — Kimberly S. (July 13, 2021)
  • “Dr.Geddes and Jazmin were very pleasant during my ultherapy procedure I enjoyed spending the morning with them!” — Kristy D. (July 8, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes is very professional and very personable. She is really great. Things were on time and didn’t take long at all. Very well run overall. And the check-in and check-out were so easy.” — David H. (July 7, 2021)
  • “I love love love the staff! Everyone is so sweet, super personable and friendly.” — Michaela A. (July 7, 2021)
  • “I was seen right away at my appointment time. The staff were all extremely courteous, and I was really impressed by the doctor and her nurse/assistant.” — Renee H. (July 7, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes was very patient and thorough – a true expert. Nurse Kelsey, was knowledgeable and reassuring. I appreciate their quality service.” — Janalyn B. (July 1, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce has a great rapport and attention to detail. That level of care permeates throughout the entire visit. Thank you.” — Bishop A. (June 9, 2021)
  • “All are very friendly and professional.” — Linda F. (June 4, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes is wonderful and so was her nurse, Kelsey. They answered all my random questions, shared very helpful information and insight, made me feel comfortable, and took good care of me!” — Catherine F. (May 26, 2021)
  • “Dr Geddes is AWESOME!!! I have already recommended her.i have seen Sally too and she is awesome too. The front desk staff is always super sweet. Great team!” — Michelle S. (May 20, 2021)
  • “Wonderful doctors!” — Gabriela S. (May 13, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce is a fantastic physician. She was very attentive and does excellent work. I drive from Houston to see her because I trust her completely.” — Kendell S. (May 7, 2021)
  • “My experience with Dr. Geddes-Bruce is always pleasurable! She’s informative, compassionate and strives to achieve the best results for all her patients.” — Jane P. (May 6, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes and her team are always wonderful!!!” — Shannon R. (May 5, 2021)
  • “Everyone was very kind and made me feel comfortable. Dr. Geddes-Bruce took her time to thoroughly explain a procedure to me and put me at ease.” — Elaine K. (April 29, 2021)
  • “Friendly, no waiting, caring, and reassuring. Thank you.” — Aleta F. (April 23, 2021)
  • “The doctor and nurse Kelsi were amazing! They made me feel so comfortable and it was an enjoyable experience. I will definitely go back!” — Kayla B. (April 23, 2021)
  • “The front office, Kelsi and Dr. Geddes-Bruce were all SO great! They answered all of my questions and were so helpful.” — Kimberly C. (April 22, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce took time to explain skincare, injectables and treatments to me in a way that was easy to digest and understand. She’s easy to talk to and I would recommend her to all of my friends!” — Lisa C. (April 20, 2021)
  • “Incredible physician and very welcoming office staff. Physician was extremely thorough. Highly recommend this practice.” — Susan O. (April 7, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce was beyond kind and friendly. I’ve always been very self conscious about my marks and spots and she was so supportive and encouraging of the way my skin looks. I couldn’t recommend her enough!” — Leslie H. (March 25, 2021)
  • “Everything was amazing. Everyone was extremely accommodating and polite.” — Anna H. (March 24, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes did a great job, very satisfied!” — Austin S. (March 9, 2021)
  • “Accurate and useful information.” — Raphael A. (February 6, 2021)
  • “Dr. Geddes and her wonderful staff feel like family!” — Mary C. (February 4, 2021)
  • “The doctor is very nice and down to earth. The entire staff are very pleasant. I have no complaints for this office. I will keep coming back. : )” — Kathy P. (February 1, 2021)
  • “I felt well taken care of and was provided resolution for my dermo issues.” — Christie C. (December 24, 2020)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce and her staff are wonderful. I will recommend them happily and have. My son first started seeing Dr. Geddes and we have now switched our whole family to her care.” — Steven R. (December 24, 2020)
  • “Great experience. Quick, personal and professional.” — Magdalena P. (December 22, 2020)
  • “Felt taken care of and heard. — Addie R. (December 20, 2020)
  • “Always very attentive and makes sure all questions are answered! Dr. Geddes was very competent and gave her full attention to my visit. — Bishop A. (December 16, 2020)
  • “All good. Quick, efficient and very nice people. I love that smaller location and Dr Geddes is very good. — Jacqueline S. (December 16, 2020)
  • “Everything was just right and the experience most enjoyable. — Saaid Z. (December 12, 2020)
  • “Great experience, friendly staff and I highly recommend. — Lori M. (December 1, 2020)
  • “I was already texting friends during my appointment telling them how great the staff was and that they should come here! — Madeline G. (November 24, 2020)
  • “Great experience beginning to end. Dr. Gedes-Bruce was particularly sharp and on her game. Very knowledgeable and professional. — Dan H. (November 19, 2020)
  • “It was great.. everyone was prompt , listened to my needs, and I even went home with nice samples for eye cream. — Donna K. (November 12, 2020)
  • “Very friendly, patient, and knowledgeable staff! Will definitely recommend to friends. — Michelle S. (November 12, 2020)
  • “I was pleasantly surprised at how quickly the whole appointment went. Dr Geddes & staff are highly knowledgeable, polite and proficient. — Binu P. (October 15, 2020)
  • “Dr. Geddes, I appreciate such warm and exceptional care. More providers should exemplify such care. Ashley, thanks for all the laughter and great personality. Thank you for taking such great care of me. I’ll recommend all my coworkers to this wonderful facility. You guys ROCK!!!!” — Andrea N. (September 16, 2020)
  • “The staff was great and made my 12 year old daughter feel comfortable.” — Hannah H. (August 2, 2020)
  • “I have been to 3 dermatologist prior to this visit, this was the 1st time I walked out feeling that a treatment plan was established. Thank you Dr Geddes-Bruce!” — Karen M. (August 25, 2020)
  • “Dr. Geddes Bruce and her PA are just fabulous. She cares, she listens and she consults! She takes her time and you don’t feel like you are on an assembly line. I have followed her to different locations because she is that good!” — Amy M. (August 4, 2020)
  • “I felt very welcome and comfortable the second I walked In the door. I was quickly seen with hardly any wait. The nurse and dermatologist we’re very kind and made a point to listen to my concerns. I was very pleased with my visit and look forward to going back.” — Sarah M. (July 29, 2020)
  • “On time Telehealth appt., friendly nurse at check-in, quick diagnosis and warm demeanor from physician. Answered questions asked. Have already seen a significant improvement in rash! Ty!” — Laura B. (July 3, 2020)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce is knowledgeable and is very thorough and makes you feel cared for personally. The Westlake staff is very helpful and courteous at the Far West location. Great overall experience!” — Abby R. (July 2, 2020)
  • “We have had a very good experience so far with Westlake Dermatology office on Far West. Dr. Geddes is very personal, genuinely caring and generous with her time. I have been very impressed with the personal touch she brings to her practice. I would and have recommended her highly.” — Steven A. (July 1, 2020)
  • “Great experience! Super friendly & I was made to feel very comfortable.” — Terry M. (June 30, 2020)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce and her staff are excellent. She provided me with options to choose from for my care and gave me a breakdown of pros and cons, and cleared up common misunderstandings with floating around with one medication. I had such a great experience that I will be recommending her (and her staff) to anyone seeking dermatology care” — Kimberly E. (June 26, 2020)
  • “You guys have always done a great job and I will continue to see Geddes-Bruce and her awesome team!!! I have only had great experiences and rave about her and the team!” — Eva L. (June 24, 2020)
  • “LMy skin has cleared so much that I can’t even believe that it looked like that and not so long ago!! Dr. Geddes has me on spirolactone and it’s a miracle!!! I’m also getting my scars worked on with injections that will help them shrink which isn’t as painful as I thought. Westlake at Far West is AMAZING!!!” — Ashley T. (June 22, 2020)
  • “Love Dr Bruce and her staff!” — Linda P. (June 9, 2020)
  • “Made me feel comfortable! Professional and friendly!” — Sara S. (May 27, 2020)
  • “Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. I asked additional questions and Dr. Geddes was very patient with me and answered them all. Great to find such a nice clinic.” — Nicole C. (May 20, 2020)
  • “I had a great visit and was very impressed with all of the precautions in place during this moment in time. The professionalism and compassion at Westlake Dermatology have made me a loyal patient and client. Thanks for all you do, Dr. Geddes-Bruce!” — Nada D. (May 20, 2020)
  • “Loved my visit to Westlake Dermatology! The staff are warm, inviting and super knowledgable.” — Georgina B. (May 19, 2020)
  • “This was my first experience with fillers and Botox. They made me feel so comfortable and pretty! I had an idea of what I wanted but they helped guide me towards what would look best for me. I could tell money was not what drove their decisions but rather my best interest, which I’m happy about! I’m very satisfied with the nurse and Dr. Geddes-Bruce! I am eager to see my results when some more time has passed and I am fully healed!” — Julie T. (May 14, 2020)
  • “I had a great experience!” — Jason R. (May 13, 2020)
  • “Dr. Geddes was amazing even via Telehealth! I will definitely be making my follow up appointment for the biopsy with you.” — Kori M. (May 1, 2020)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce and the staff at Far West are wonderful! Very personable, caring, take the time to listen – just great overall!” — Holly M. (February 18, 2020)
  • “Love Dr. Geddes Bruce and her assistant.” — Connie S. (February 11, 2020)
  • “I enjoyed my appointment. I wish she was my primary care physician. I feel comforted knowing that if I ever have a skin issue I have a doctor who I really like that I can go to in the future.” — Tiffany P. (February 6, 2020)
  • “I would not change a thing!!! I was so well received and cared for.” — Sandra M. (February 4, 2020)
  • “I enjoy my Dermatologist Dr. Elizabeth Geddes. She Great!” — Mark R. (January 29, 2020)
  • “Dr. Elizabeth Geddes-Bruce is an angel. Thank you.” — Rick C. (January 22, 2020)
  • “Awesome staff. My daughters were both nervous about going to the dermatologist for the first time, and the staff made them at ease and they had a great experience!!” — Gracen R. (October 11, 2019)
  • “Very helpful and knowledgeable, so happy I decided to switch from my previous dermatologist office.” — Amber H. (August 13, 2019)
  • “From check in, to the nurse/PA to the Dr., they were all so pleasant and informative. And so happy about how quickly I was in and out.” — Kristy D. (July 24, 2019)
  • “Ashley and Dr. Geddes are amazing!!” — Gabriella S. (July 24, 2019)
  • “My experience with the staff, particularly the medical assistant and Dr. Geddes-Bruce, has always been excellent. They are prompt, conscious and care about their patients. She is skilled with a laser and I completely trust her for my care.” — Anna E. (July 15, 2019)
  • “Fantastic staff! They all were concerned that I was comfortable with the entire visit. Doctor Bruce was very informative and answered all my questions and concerns.” — Dale M. (July 3, 2019)
  • “Dr. Geddes and Ashley are both are so gracious, and I always look forward to seeing them!” — Kristy P. (June 7, 2019)
  • “Don’t change a thing, everything is top rate!” — Alma F. (May 22, 2019)
  • “Dr. Geddes is awesome! She has been totally respectful of my desire to make gradual changes. Although the improvement from my “before” to current photos is quite significant, it has happened so gradually that no one close to me has figured out my secret!” — Kristy D. (November 16, 2018)
  • “The entire staff was amazing and the facility is gorgeous. It was a very pleasant visit and I look forward to my annual follow ups!” — Alexis B. (October 5, 2018)
  • “I have no comments or suggestions because my visit went so well. No one was snobby or rude, everyone was very down to earth and humble. Dr. Geddes-Bruce is always professional and kind. She doesn’t beat around the bush and tells you what you NEED to hear. She’s fantastic and I see her whenever I need a doctor’s opinion. She is worth the $200 payment. I trust her.” — Robin H. (July 30, 2018)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce is wonderful!” — Kate K. (July 23, 2018)
  • “I can’t think of anything that could be improved. All the staff are exceptionally courteous and pleasant!” — Kristy D. (June 6, 2018)
  • “The staff and my doctor are all top notch. I have no recommendations!” — Eva L. (January 30, 2018)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce and staff are always very professional and treat you like family. I truly enjoy and appreciate her as my physician. She goes above and beyond to ensure your needs are met. She and staff are very caring and focused on the client having the best positive experience and outcome possible.” — Carolyn E. (January 25, 2018)
  • “Dr. Geddes performed sclerotherapy and it was quick and painless!! She’s amazing.” — Lidia V. (October 19, 2017)
  • “Nice facility. Welcoming staff. Dr. Geddes was great and made me feel very comfortable.” — Kaleelah M. (September 14, 2017)
  • “There are 2 reasons that I’d recommend Dr. Geddes, both of which are the most important reasons for choosing any Doctor in our lives.  The first is her extensive specialized knowledge of her profession. Whatever she recommends I trust her 100% plus!  I’ve seen her 3 times and will be returning.  The second reason is Dr. Geddes Doctor-Patient Interaction. It’s excellent!  She welcomes, listens and cares about your needs.  Dr. Geddes is awesome, you couldn’t ask for more!  I applaud her and her team for making me feel so comfortable.” — Diana B. (August 6, 2017)
  • “Dr. Geddes-Bruce and her staff are wonderful. I never feel rushed, and I always feel like I can ask questions, even if embarrassing. She is not only super smart and truly knows her medical field, but she also has such a calm, welcoming and down to earth bed side manner. I trust her suggestions and her diagnosis’s with my kids and that says it all :)” — Cathy R. (July 11, 2017)
  • “Dr. Geddes and her assisistant couldn’t be nicer or do a better job. They are wonderful.” — Meredith S. (June 27, 2017)
  • “The Doctor was great. She was very informative, taking the time to explain everything.” — Anita E. (June 20, 2017)
  • “The entire staff was great! Dr. Geddes-Bruce was awesome… thorough, extremely knowledgeable, personable — I wish all my doctors had this balance of friendliness and professionalism! She eliminated any fears I had about going to a dermatologist!” — Richard E. (June 20, 2017)
  • “I like Dr. Geddes very much. She remembered me and my pocket book! Thoroughly enjoyed the options (ideas) and will carry thru on my regime and future appointment. I really liked how she has helped me and I am truly happy with her work.” — Benadette W. (May 4, 2017)
  • “You guys did great!” — Juli E. (February 25, 2017)
  • “It was very enjoyable, and I think Dr. Geddes is great! I drove from Houston to see her again.” — Synda F. (January 5, 2017)