Dr. Heather Mays Richmond attended college at Yale University where she graduated in 2002 cum laude with distinction in her major of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology. During her third year as a medical student at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, she was initiated into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She graduated in the top 10% of her class with distinctions in both service and research. She went on to complete her internal medicine preliminary year internship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Texas at Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2011. Dr. Richmond is board certified with the American Board of Dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Medical Association, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the Texas and Houston Dermatological Society.