Dermatologists in Garland, TX
Dr. Garner
Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Lisa Garner

Dr. Lisa Garner Lisa Garner, M.D., F.A.A.D., is a Garland native. She received her Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in Pharmacy from the University of Houston and her Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Garner completed an internship in internal medicine and residency in dermatology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1987. During her residency, she completed rotations at Parkland Hospital, Dallas Veterans Administration Hospital and Children’s Medical Center. She served as chief resident in dermatology during her final year of training. She was certified by the American Board of Dermatology (ABMS) and became a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology in 1987. She is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at UT Southwestern.  

Because she considers it a privilege to practice medicine and dermatology, Dr. Garner has worked with many professional dermatology societies. She was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology by her fellow dermatologists from 2008 to 2012, and served as vice president of the Academy for 2013-2014. She has been active on many committees and task forces, as well as the Academy’s Advisory Board. 

In 2010, Dr. Garner served as president of the Women’s Dermatologic Society, a national organization that encourages networking, leadership development, mentoring and service. She also held multiple leadership positions in the Texas Dermatological Society and served as president in 2004 to 2005.  She was president of the Dallas Dermatologic Society in 1994. She has been active in the Dermatology Foundation, a philanthropic organization, since 1998.

Dr. Thao Nguyen

Dr. Thau Nguyen
Dr. Thao Nguyen, dermatologist with Lisa Garner MD & Associates, finds great satisfaction in helping patients achieve and keep healthy skin. Working with patients from all age groups and backgrounds gives Dr. Nguyen an opportunity to make a positive impact on her patients’ lives every day. With training in both general medical dermatology and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Nguyen has the tools and expertise to help her patients achieve their healthy, youthful skin goals and address a wide variety of skin issues. When they feel better, she says, it has a big, positive impact on their psyche.

Dr. Nguyen received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Neuroscience and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. She holds a medical degree from The Medical College of Georgia. She conducted clinical research fellowships at The University of California in San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles, Calif., where she also completed a residency in Dermatology and served as Chief Resident. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society.

With a passion for research and treating her patients through the art and science of medicine, Dr. Nguyen enjoys helping her patients understand and treat the conditions that affect their skin. Dr. Nguyen has published numerous articles on psoriasis, given presentations, and authored book chapters on the skin condition, which impacts two percent of the population. Dr. Nguyen notes that research into pervasive conditions like psoriasis and eczema have produced new treatment options, and she is excited to share those advancements with her patients to make a big difference in their daily lives. Dr. Nguyen has great expertise in other skin conditions such as acne, skin cancer, hyper-pigmentation, and general dermatologic conditions for people of all skin colors, and has a passion for the skilled delivery of cosmetic dermatology.