About Dr. Serna

about dr. serna

Dorothy Cohen Serna, MD, DipABLM, FACP, NBC-HWC

Dr. Serna has been in private practice since 1998. She founded North Cypress Internal Medicine and Wellness, with the mission of providing superior, attentive and thoughtful care with a strong focus on Lifestyle Medicine and Wellness. Dr. Serna is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine, part of the first group of medical professionals to earn this distinction.

Dr. Serna is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has attained Fellowship with the American College of Physicians. She completed training with Wellcoaches and recently became a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC). Dr. Serna has been a featured speaker at the American College of Lifestyle Medicine conference and most recently spoke about Lifestyle Medicine in a Concierge Practice at the Concierge Medicine Forum. She has published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine and previously served as Chief Wellness Officer at North Cypress Medical Center and as a member of the Go Healthy Houston Task Force.

Dr. Serna was recognized with the 2022-2024 Distinguished Physician Leader in Concierge Medicine award. This uniquely meaningful honor is given every two years by Concierge Medicine Today, the industry’s oldest and most respected trade publication, to fewer than one percent of doctors across the U.S. and the world who have made a significant impact on and contribution to concierge medicine. Since 2018, she has also been named to the Texas SUPER DOCTORS list every year.

Dr. Serna is a loving mother to her four children. She enjoys nutrition, fitness activities, reading and learning. She aspires to live a balanced and purposeful life and to be an excellent role model for the healthy lifestyles promoted in her medical practice. She shares her passion and inspiration with all those around her.

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