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Dr. Jay Schwartz

Dr. Jay Schwartz, MD, FAAP, founded Collin County Pediatrics in 2007 with a goal of creating a pediatric and adolescent medicine practice that would combine high quality care; a warm comfortable atmosphere for both child and parent; and the newest technology to assist in the doctor and his staff in caring for your child. His philosophy is simple: He treats your child as if he or she was his own child. Dr. Schwartz grew up in a small town of 2000 people in southwest Wisconsin and is a graduate of Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He completed his residency training at Indiana University Medical Center/Riley Hospital for Children. Dr. Schwartz has had the opportunity to work with many of the national leaders in pediatric medicine while at these institutions. He began practicing pediatrics in Texas in 1994 when stationed at Dyess AFB in Abilene and attained the rank of Major prior to completing his service commitment in 1998. More recently, he practiced for almost 8 years in Midland, Texas prior to relocating to Frisco in the summer of 2007 to start Collin County Pediatrics. While in Midland, Dr. Schwartz was an expert speaker on behalf of several pharmaceutical companies on the topics of pediatric asthma, ADD/ADHD, and appropriate uses of antibiotics in children. He also served several years as physician consultant to Midland Independent School District. Dr. Schwartz is an board certified pediatrician and member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Personal Dr. Schwartz and his family live in Stonebridge Ranch in McKinney. His 3 boys attend Frisco ISD and are the baby doctors pictured on our home page. He enjoys seasonal sports with his boys and is an occassional golfer, jogger, tennis player and Mavs/Roughriders/Cowboys fan.

Dr. Cheryl Faulkner

Dr. Cheri Faulkner, M.D. was born in Germany while her parents were working as civilians for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. She was raised in Duncanville, Texas where she graduated in the top five percent of her class. She went on to graduate with honors from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Science. She then went to get her medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. She returned to the Dallas area to complete her residency training at Children's Medical Center, one of the most prestigious pediatric residency programs in the country. After residency, she worked for two years at a pediatric urgent care clinic. She has joined Collin County Pediatrics to pursue her dream of practicing primary pediatrics. She particularly enjoys the bonds formed with each family and loves watching the growth and development of each child. Her special interests are newborn care, breastfeeding education, and adolescent female health. Dr. Faulkner is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a board certified pediatrician.

Personal Dr. Faulkner lives in Frisco with her son who is an elementary student in Frisco ISD. Her son was born during her pediatric training so she knows firsthand the challenge of balancing a career with family needs. She is an avid fan of Texas A&M University football- Gig Em Aggies! She enjoys biking, water activities, traveling (especially to visit family in Hawaii) as well as cooking and spending quality time with her son.

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