About Dr. Serna


Dorothy Cohen Serna, MD, CWP, FACP

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 attended medical school at the University of South Florida and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center in 1997.

Dr. Serna is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, has attained Fellowship with the American College of Physicians and is a Certified Wellness Practitioner. She was a featured speaker at the American College of Lifestyle Medicine 2020 conference, the 2020 Concierge Medicine Forum and has been published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Serna is an active participant on the Community Health Improvement and Communications Committee of the Harris County Medical Society and previously served as Chief Wellness Officer at North Cypress Medical Center Hospital and as a member of the Go Houston Task Force.

Dr. Serna has four children. She enjoys fitness activities, reading and trying to keep up with her children! She aims to be an excellent role model for the healthy lifestyles that are promoted in her medical practice.