Dr. Woodruff is from Houston and graduated from Bellaire High School. She attended Trinity University in San Antonio, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She then attended The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, graduating as one of the two valedictorians, and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society for junior and senior years of medical school.
After medical school, she did an Internal Medicine internship at Harvard Medical School – Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Next, she completed three years of Dermatology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She passed the American Board of Dermatology certifying exam in 2003, to become a Board-Certified Dermatologist. She recertified in 2011, and she continues to maintain her board certification in dermatology.
She started a dermatology practice in Sugar Land in 2004, then sold it and moved to Brenham in 2010, which is when she started Brenham Dermatology. In 2015, she sold Brenham Dermatology to DermSurgery Associates/ Dr. Leonard Goldberg. Dr. Woodruff continues to work in Brenham for DermSurgery Associates, treating people in Washington county and surrounding areas.
In 2016, Dr. Woodruff returned to school, while working as a physician, to earn her MBA from Rice University Jones School of Business. She graduated from the Executive MBA program at Rice in 2018.
Dr. Woodruff enjoys living in the country and enjoys spending her free time cycling, managing her property for wildlife, hanging out with her dogs, traveling, and taking pictures. She remains involved with Bo’s Place in Houston, where she has served as a volunteer, Board Member, and now Advisory Board Member.
2018 – Rice University, Jones Business School, MBA
2003, 2011 – Board Certified in Dermatology by The American Board of Dermatology
2000-2003 – Baylor College of Medicine, Residency in Dermatology
1999-2000 – Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine Internship
1995-1999 – University of Texas Medical School at Houston, M.D.
1991-1995 – Trinity University, B.A. in Psychology
2015-current – DermSurgery Associates / Brenham Dermatology
2010-2015 – Brenham Dermatology, PLLC, merged with DermSurgery Associates in 2015
2004-2010 – Christy A. Woodruff, MD, PA, in Sugar Land, TX, sold the practice
2003-2004 – Medical Clinic of Houston
1999 – University of Texas Medical School at Houston, one of the two valedictorians
1998 & 1999 – Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
1996 – Betty Ford Center Medical Student Summer Intern
1995 – Trinity University, cum laude graduate
1995 – Psi Chi Psychology National Honor Society
1995 – Beta Beta Beta Biology National Honor Society
American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow
American Board of Dermatology, Board Certified Dermatologist
Houston Derm Society
Texas Derm Society
Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society
2010-current – Bo’s Place, Advisory Board
2003-2010 – Bo’s Place, Board of Directors
1995-2003 – Bo’s Place, Volunteer Grief Facilitator for children’s groups
1991-1995 – Sailing Instructor, San Jacinto Girl Scouts