Dr. Kathryn Cornelius has a strong passion for helping patients achieve maximum health and happiness. She believes that treating patients begins first and foremost with listening and then building a two-way relationship of trust. She prides herself on being able to offer her patients a wide variety of services to minimize referrals all while staying up to date with the most current guidelines and recommendations. After years of experience, she possesses the knowledge, awareness, and compassion to help her patients achieve the highest level of quality healthcare.
Prior to her career as a Board Certified Family Physician, Dr. Cornelius grew up in the Texas Hill Country and attended Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with High Honors and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She obtained her Medical Doctorate (MD) from Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine where she graduated with High Honors and also received her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Mays Business School where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She then completed her formal Family Medicine residency training at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and achieved her Board Certification following residency. In September of 2018, she established Dallas Health Partners in partnership with Andrew Chung, MD. She is licensed in the state of Texas.
Dr. Cornelius is passionate about community service and has performed several hundred hours of volunteer work with organizations such as Relay for Life, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the American Cancer Society. She has been published numerous times in medical journals over the past 10 years, has held leadership positions with several committees, and has achieved various academic accolades ranging from Outstanding Resident in Family Medicine to First Place New Ventures Business Competition, and most recently was awarded AFMRD Family Medicine Advocate which was presented in Washington DC.
She is currently an Assistant Professor with Texas A&M Health Science Center and greatly enjoys teaching medical students and residents. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband Brandon Cornelius, her dogs Coco and Bear, and family and friends, as well as going to the movies, shopping, painting, and reading.
Dr. Cornelius is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, Christian Medical Association and Texas Medical Association.