Dr. Amy Brackeen, MD

Dr. Amy Brackeen, MD

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Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
40 y/o
(19)

Accepting new patients

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.

Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Institute, PLLC

4709 66th St

Lubbock, TX 79414
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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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

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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."

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Specialties

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

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brackeen to family and friends
4.4
based on 19 total reviews (3 with comments)
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 (3)
in Lovington, NM |
Amy and her staff (Jenn, Jennifer, and Shondi) are absolutely the best. You're treated with utmost care and compassion.
Seminole,TX |
She is amazing
in Denver City, TX |
Dr. Brackeen and her staff are very friendly. She listens to you and tries to help you with your problem the best possible way. They try to get your appt. set up for the time that you ask for.
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Dr. Brackeen accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Brackeen has admitting privileges

Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
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Covenant Childrens Hospital
4015 22nd Pl
Lubbock, TX 79410
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University Medical Center
602 Indiana Ave
Lubbock, TX 79415
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