Meet Dr. Earnest
Dr. Rachael Earnest is a board-certified dermatologist who practices the full range of medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology. She was born and raised in Bossier City, LA and attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority as well as the National Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi. She received awards during her time at LSU, including the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors Tuition Scholarship and the Chancellor's Leadership Award. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree, graduating magna cum laude in 2011. She went on to attend medical school that fall at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society for being among the top in her class. She then completed her internal medicine internship at Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Denver, Colorado before entering the dermatology program at Kansas University Medical Center, where she served as chief didactic resident in her final year.
During her training, Dr. Earnest provided skin cancer screenings across rural Kansas, volunteered at KC Care Health clinic, as well as at " Melanoma Monday" each year which provides free skin cancer screenings for the community. She spent many months of her dermatology training at Children's Mercy Hospital practicing under several pediatric dermatologists as well as at the Kansas City VA Medical Center helping care for our nation's veterans. Upon completing her dermatology training, she was awarded the Joseph Blackmon resident of distinction award for scoring the highest in the program on the annual dermatology in-service examination.
Dr. Earnest has been published in academic journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Medical Association, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Outside of residency, Dr. Earnest enjoys spending time with her husband and looks forward to being closer to the family she has in greater Dallas area as well as in Louisiana. She also enjoys traveling, skiing and hiking in her spare time.