Samantha Robare, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who owns and operates Magnolia Dermatology in Cypress, Texas. With over 12 years of experience, Dr. Robare specializes in providing patient-centered cosmetic, medical, and surgical dermatologic care for men, women, and children.
Dr. Robare graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in biology from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. She worked as a medical tutor before earning her medical doctorate from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California.
After finishing her internal medicine residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Robare completed an additional dermatology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Throughout her education, Dr. Robare has received numerous awards, including the Minnie L. Anderson Award and the coveted title of chief resident.
Today, Dr. Robare is proud to provide comprehensive dermatologic care to her patients. In addition to diagnosing and treating common skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and skin cancer, Dr. Robare performs a wide range of cosmetic treatments, including Botox®, dermal fillers, and chemical peels.
To stay abreast of the latest dermatologic treatments and techniques, Dr. Robare is an active member of the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Dermatological Society, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Houston Dermatological Society, the American Medical Association, and the Harris County Medical Society.
Vannica Soy, APRN, MSN, FNP-C, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at Magnolia Dermatology. Vannica provides high-quality care to the residents of Cypress, Texas, and surrounding areas.
Vannica began her nursing career in the operating room in 2013 at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in Houston. Her educational background started at Houston Community College, where she earned her Associate’s Degree in Nursing. She furthered her education and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2015 from The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA).
Vannica gained experience working in the operating room at Texas Children’s Hospital in in Houston. As an operating room nurse, she completed two pediatric surgical mission trips to Guatemala with Faith in Practice.
Vannica entered the field of dermatology in 2017 as a staff nurse at a dermatology clinic, where she pursued her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).
She successfully completed the graduate program at UTA in 2020 and became a full-time Nurse Practitioner, seeing patients with a variety of skin issues.
Vannica is excited to join the team at Magnolia Dermatology to serve the Cypress community, a place she calls home.
When not working, Vannica enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and cats, working out, trying new foods, and traveling.
Diana Chou, MPAS, PA-C, is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the Texas Medical Board. She attended the University of Houston and graduated with honors, earning a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition. She further advanced her interest in medicine and patient care by completing her Master's of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2014. She was the recipient of the William J. and Mary K. McGanity award from her class, a distinguished recognition for clinical excellence.
Prior to joining Magnolia Dermatology, she worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Surgical Oncology specializing in melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. She also spent years training under and working alongside Dr. Robare at a previous practice.
Diana's clinical interests encompass all aspects of dermatology, including medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistant and has recently completed its diplomate fellowship program, demonstrating her commitment to professional development and staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in her field.
In her spare time, Diana enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and being a mom of two.