Dr. Jimmy D. Schmidt brings a wealth of experience to the expanding roster of skilled doctors in the DermSurgery Associates family. Dr. Schmidt’s office is located at 819 Peakwood in the Spring/Cypress area where he will continue to build on a dynamic career of more than 50 years.
A Hill Country native, Dr. Schmidt completed his undergraduate education at the University of Texas in Austin. He then earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Schmidt’s post-graduate training included a rotating internship in Memphis, flight surgeon training at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, and posts as flight surgeon with the Air Force. It was during a stint in Alaska that he fell in love with dermatology. Soon after, he completed his dermatology residency back in Texas at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Schmidt has authored many articles in peer-reviewed publications and has made educating new doctors a centerpiece of his career. A clinical associate professor at both UT Medical School and Baylor College of Medicine, he has a true passion for teaching. As a matter of fact, he postulates that he has personally taught most of the dermatology trainees and medical students rotating through dermatology at the Texas Medical Center!
Dr. Schmidt’s decades of work and studies have taken him all over the world, and he has fascinating stories to share about his experiences and adventures. His office is full of photographs documenting his travels.
He considers himself an “old school” doctor. Pride in his profession is of utmost importance and he takes care of his patients as if they were family. He insists that ‘nothing will stand in the way of their care’. Dr. Schmidt is committed to helping you achieving optimal health.
Here’s what Dr. Schmidt wants you to know…When you’re experiencing a dermatologic crisis, he’s your guy. When you need to rely on someone to get the job done, he’s the partner you want in your corner. He’ll treat you with due respect and will never give up. You are his top priority. “I make medical decisions, not economic ones,” he says, stressing that he always has your best interest at heart.
A proud family man, Dr. Schmidt adores his wife. They have six children and five grandchildren. He is an also an avid reader and grower of vegetables. Another personal passion of Dr. Schmidt is art. He and his wife are members of many of the art groups at Houston museums which he frequents regularly. He even has a personal art collection in his office, which he loves to share with patients.
To make an appointment with Dr. Schmidt at his clinic located at 819 Peakwood Drive, Houston, TX 77090, call (281) 444-1288.