Dr. Amy Brackeen, MD

Dr. Amy Brackeen, MD

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Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
41 y/o
(23)

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Dr. Amy Brackeen, MD is a dermatologist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. She specializes in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and more.Read her story

Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Institute, PLLC

4709 66th St

Lubbock, TX 79414
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Brackeen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Rash
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Brackeen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Brackeen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brackeen "Dr. Amy Brackeen was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She started college at 16 years old. She then graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. She received her Medical Degree from Texas A&M Health Sciences Center as an Alpha Omega Alpha honor society member. She completed an internship in Transitional Medicine at Tulane in New Orleans, LA while her husband Jeff Brackeen, M.D. was stationed there for the Navy. She then moved to Lubbock to complete a residency in Dermatology at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and finished as the Chief-resident in Dermatology. She is proud to represent Texas as a graduate from UT, A&M, AND Texas Tech but proudly has her "GUNS UP" for the Red Raiders! She is a fellow of the American Society of Mohs Surgery and has completed thousands of excisions and Mohs surgeries. She is a strong advocate for skin cancer prevention and screening. She has successfully sponsored a school shade structure for a nearby school. Amy & Jeff Brackeen support skin cancer awareness and the community through the annual "Skin Cancer Take a Hike", the AAD "On the Spot" skin cancer screenings, ASDS skin cancer screenings, health fairs, and sponsoring sunscreen dispensers at community events. She enjoys skin cancer surgery and cosmetic dermatology including botox & filler injections. She also customizes Skin Type Solution regimens offered at Advanced Dermatology. This allows Advanced Dermatology to offer new and preferred products to patients. (Proceeds from sales are donated to the Skin Cancer Foundation). Dr. Amy Brackeen has authored peer-reviewed publications and has reviewed dermatology education material. Currently she is on the board of the Texas Dermatological Society. She is also a member of many professional medical societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Mohs Surgery, Texas Medical Association, Texas Dermatological Society, & AOA. Dr. Brackeen is a board-certified dermatologist. She specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer, as well as cosmetic laser treatment, BOTOX®, Restylane injections of wrinkles, and sclerotherapy for leg veins. Dr. Brackeen has been a teacher in the Department of Dermatology at the Texas Health Sciences Center in Lubbock since 2006. Away from the office, she enjoys reading, being outdoors, and spending time with her husband, her sons and daughter and her dogs."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brackeen "Our mission is to be a blessing for those we serve. To care for not only the skin, but to fully care for all who walk through our doorway in mind, body, and spirit. To prevent illness when we are able, to cure whenever possible, and to provide care and support when no cure can be found. We pledge to be more than just a clinic. We pledge to be a companion in your care. At the Skin Cancer Institute, we combine expertise, compassion, and innovative technologies and treatments to provide the best possible experience for our patients. We set high standards for patient care and endeavor to educate and empower our patients. Most of all, we treat each patient as if they were a part of our own family."

4  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

55  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Texas At Dallas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Texas A&M University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Tulane University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brackeen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brackeen's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brackeen to family and friends
23 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Brackeen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I can not tell you how relieved I am to be being treated by Dr. Amy Brakeen and her team...I am a cancer survivor for three years. I have severe radiation burns and have been in pain for years...I have seen Oncologists from Albuquerque to Michigan..and even MD Anderson in Houston... to no avail. ...more
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Colette Lauderdale: Dr. Amy Brackeen has been my dermatologist for years now and I have recently followed her to her new practice because she is "The Best"! She is an excellent, caring physician and I am pleased to highly recommend her!
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Dr Brackeen has taken care of my Dermatology issues for a number of years. She is nothing but the best. I certainly would recommend her if you desire the best with your skin care
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This doctor is amazing. I Love the care and time she gives her patients.
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Amy and her staff (Jenn, Jennifer, and Shondi) are absolutely the best. You're treated with utmost care and compassion.
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