Dr. Barbara Baxter – Allergy Doctor
Barbara Stark Baxter MD is board-certified in internal medicine and allergy-immunology. “Dr Bobbie,” as some call her, grew up on Long Island in New York, but says “I got here as soon as I could!” about her love for Texas and Dallas. She graduated cum laude from Smith College with a degree in music in three years and then attended Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. After receiving her MD degree, she moved to Dallas to start her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Parkland and the VA Medical Center in the UT Southwestern program, followed by an additional three years in Allergy and Immunology as the first fellow of the current training program. In 1983, while she was still in training, she founded a local medical mission called the Agape Clinic in the basement of Grace United Methodist Church. She was already an active member of Highland Park Methodist and singing in the choir, all of which she has continued since that time. Dr. Baxter has three grown children. During fellowship, Dr. Baxter participated in research into penicillin allergy and anaphylaxis, and she remains interested in all types of drug allergies. In 1985 and 1987, she helped two different allergists retire and combined their practices into one very active one in Preston Center, where she currently manages several endeavors and is one of the most respected allergists in the Metroplex. She delights in treating adults and children of all ages and is committed to serving a broad cross-section of the population economically as well.