Dr. Dorie Saxon

"It is within everyone's power to excel at math as long as [you] put in the time and effort. Math is just like a sport - the more you practice it, the better you will get!"

Dr. Dorie Saxon

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Doctor’s Appointment (November 2019)

Current role

Pediatrician for Kaiser Permanente


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Spelman College
Doctor of Medicin at Meharry Medical College
She completed her residency at Baylor College of Medicine


Working with children and mathematics
In our November 2019 – Doctor’s Appointment box, Dr. Saxon shares with us why she wanted to be a doctor, more specifically a pediatrician. She tells us about her love for math and how it prepared her for medical school as well as how it intertwines with being a doctor. Dr. Saxon also gives us a few tips on how to stay well during the winter season.

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“If I am able to sit for a test and reassure myself I did the best that I could in preparation for it, then that helps me to silence those negative thoughts that say I don't have what it takes to succeed.”

Dr. Dorie Saxon