Dr. Amy McClung is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. She was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She graduated magna cum laude from Rice University with degrees in Kinesiology and Spanish. As an undergraduate, she was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. While attending medical school at The University of Texas Medical Branch, she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the honor society for top medical graduates. After completing a transitional year at Christus St. Joseph Hospital, she went on to complete her dermatology residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Dr. McClung has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented research findings at national medical conferences. She has also volunteered her skills on medical mission trips to Mexico and Nicaragua. She is active in several medical organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology and the Texas Dermatology Society.
During medical school Dr. McClung completed independent research on skin protection in runners and the behavioral motivation of tanners. Dr. McClung has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, skin care for runners and other outdoor athletes, and cosmetic dermatology. She loves being able to see and treat patients in a variety of age groups, with a variety of conditions. She enjoys the continuity of care and getting to know her patients and their families. She likes being a part of skin cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, and helping patients feel more comfortable in their own skin.
Her favorite way to spend her leisure time is to spend time with her kids and husband, run, and watch movies. Dr. McClung has completed nine marathons, is training in a Rogue running group, and volunteers for Marathon Kids. She and her husband, Christopher, have recently welcomed their third child, a daughter. Her “first-born child” is a golden-doodle named Jas. She loves to travel, especially to beaches. She has lived in Scotland, Singapore, and Malaysia and attended three different high schools. Her favorite food is healthy, spicy vegetarian (Mexican and Indian).