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Lisa Hu, MMS, PA-C, graduated from University of Texas at Dallas with Bachelor of Science in Biology and later Bachelor of Science of Neuroscience in 2006, where she was on the National Dean’s List throughout her degree. In undergrad, she served as the president of the Biology Club which allowed her to organize and coordinate many volunteer experiences in the hospitals around DFW for UTD students. It was during those experiences that eventually led her to her love for medicine.

After graduation, Lisa wanted more exposure in medicine and research.  She first worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) in Endocrinology at Research Institute of Dallas, then at UT Southwestern Medical Center in the Psychoneuroendocrinology Department, where her work contributed to 2 journal publications.  During this time, she also gained clinical experience shadowing physicians and physician assistants.  She graduated from the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at Saint Louis University (SLU) in 2014 as a National Health Service Corps Scholar. While in PA school, she was awarded the SLU Leadership and Service Award, George D. Wendell Civic Leadership Award for her leadership and volunteerism in community events, and the David Wagner Excellence Award for her well-rounded accomplishments.

After receiving her physician assistant degree and board certification, Lisa worked as a Family Practice Physician Assistant at Redbird Wellness Clinic in Dallas for 3 years.  Lisa was the primary care provider for a medically complex and socioeconomically disadvantaged patient panel.  She treated chronic medical conditions like diabetes and hypertension, as well as emphasized preventative aspects of medicine like cancer screenings and vaccines.

Ultimately, she brings a diverse array of knowledge and experience from endocrinology, psychology, neurology, family practice and research to treat the largest organ of the body, the skin.  Lisa began training with Arlington Center for Dermatology in May 2018.  She plans to utilize all of the knowledge, skills and wisdom gained from years of research and clinical practice to assist patients to optimize their skin health and beauty.

Lisa is married to her husband, Michael.  They reside in Dallas with their 2 children, Zayden and Kalina. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, baking, trying out new restaurants, attending musicals and traveling.

Physician Assistants (PAs) are licensed by all 50 states to practice medicine in collaboration with a physician. PAs in dermatology evaluate, diagnosis and treat a broad variety of conditions that are treated both medically and surgically. They also perform screening exams, preventive care and education for dermatologic patients and families. Building on their primary-care training and experience, PAs are trained in dermatology in a variety of ways. Most dermatology PAs are trained in the clinic by the collaborating dermatologist and together the physician-PA team will decide the practice style, collaboration agreement, and delegation of services which they find appropriate for their practice.

To remain nationally certified, Lisa must: Complete100 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME) every 2 years as well as sitting for Physician Assistant National Recertifying Exam (PANRE) every 10 years.

Lisa Hu is a Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) Diplomate Fellow and a member of Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA) and American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

You may rest assured that your care is still managed by Dr. Angela Moore and that we will work as a team for your dermatology concerns. Dr. Moore believes that adding a PA to her dermatology practice will enable ACD to provide you with greater accessibility and prompt care, greatly benefiting our patients. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

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