Emily Wood, MD
Emily Wood, MD is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained cosmetic dermatologic surgeon specializing in the practice of both cosmetic and medical dermatology. Dr. Wood received a Bachelor of Science in Biology graduating cum laude from Texas A&M University. She earned a Doctor of Medicine from Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine, graduating in the top quarter of her class.
She completed her dermatology residency at Baylor Scott and White in Temple, Texas, where she served as chief resident during her final year. During her chief year, she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for her commitment to compassionate patient care. Subsequently, Dr. Wood completed a prestigious laser and cosmetic surgery fellowship program at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in La Jolla, California. During her fellowship, she was involved in cutting-edge clinical research for novel cosmetic treatments involving fillers, neuromodulators, lasers, and minimally invasive body contouring.
Dr. Wood is an expert in the use of lasers to improve a variety of medical and cosmetic conditions including acne, rosacea, scars, acne scars, birthmarks and wrinkles. She specializes in skin rejuvenation therapies, including neuromodulators (such as Botox and Dysport), fillers, liposuction, sclerotherapy, skin tightening, treatment of cellulite and rejuvenation of the aging chest, neck and hands. Dr. Wood is passionate about helping patients feel their best using the latest technology combined with an artistic eye and a gentle bedside manner.
She is equally passionate about medical dermatology and often finds the two entities overlap. She enjoys treating conditions such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, autoimmune conditions, acne, and rosacea. She also has a strong interest in the prevention, early detection, and treatment of skin cancer.
Dr. Wood has authored several peer reviewed publications as well as presented at local and national meetings. She has also written textbook chapters on filler, treatment of acne with light and lasers, and combining cosmetic treatments. She is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), Texas Dermatologic Society (TDS) and Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS). She is also an active member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and was selected as a member of the Future Leaders Network for 2021-2022.
Dr. Wood was raised in Tatum, Texas. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their Border Collie and Snowshoe cat. She also enjoys community outreach, traveling, fitness, curating charcuterie boards, Tex Mex, and spending time with friends and family.