Title: Owner & Pediatrician
Company: Frisco Pediatrics PA
Location: Plano, Texas, United States
Kathleen Dooley Stokes, Owner and Pediatrician at Frisco Pediatrics PA, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatric medicine.
An experienced pediatrician, Dr. Stokes prepared for her career at Georgetown University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1964. She continued her higher education at Yale University and graduated with a Master of Science in psychiatric and mental health nursing in 1966. In 1979, she obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in sociology with a major in demographic statistics from the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Stokes later attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, graduating in 1988 with a Doctor of Medicine. She completed her residency program at the institution and later completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. In 1988, Dr. Stokes became a board-certified physician. Since 1997, she has excelled as the owner and pediatrician at Frisco Pediatrics PA in Frisco, Texas.
Among her career accomplishments, Dr. Stokes was the first board-certified pediatrician in Frisco. Early in her professional pursuits, she won a Westinghouse Science Talent Search Commendation. To keep abreast of her field, she is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Texas Medical Association, and the Dallas County Medical Society.
Dr. Stokes attributes her success to her passion and love for her work. She always wanted to become a doctor from a young age, as she struggled with illness as a child and was cared for by her grandmother. When her grandmother passed away, Dr. Stokes recalls being inspired by her grandmother’s physician, and she decided to pursue medicine. In the coming years, she plans to continue working in her current position and finding success as a pediatrician. In her spare time, Dr. Stokes enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, and reading medical literature.
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