Dr. Catherine Harrell is a board-certified dermatologist with extensive training in medical dermatology, cutaneous oncology, dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology. She is a fifth generation Texan with deep roots in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
She graduated from high school at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison and received her BA from Baylor University in the prestigious University Scholars Program where she was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society and became a member of Mensa. Dr. Harrell then completed medical school at the University of Texas at Houston and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society which recognizes the top medical school graduates.
After an internship in internal medicine at the University of Texas at Houston she went on to complete her dermatology training at the University of Texas at Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center where she served as chief resident in her final year. She was previously in private practice in Houston before moving to Fort Worth. She has and continues to publish articles in peer-reviewed journals and regularly teaches and lectures to medical students and residents. She is a member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Texas Medical Association and Tarrant County Medical Society.
She also serves on the board of the Texas Dermatological Society and the Advisory Board of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Harrell truly enjoys educating people about their skin, individualizing treatment plans and developing long-lasting relationships with her patients. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and son gardening, running half-marathons, hiking and traveling.