Tanya M. Gaines, MPAS, PA-C is nationally Board Certified as a Physician Assistant specializing in medical and cosmetic dermatology. She began her education at the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg, Texas, where she graduated cum laude with a BS in Biology in 2008. She completed a rigorous three-year physician assistant program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), where she graduated with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies in May 2014. Tanya joined Dr. Browning at Texas Dermatology in July 2014, where she received extensive training in adult, pediatric, and cosmetic dermatology.

She is an expert cosmetic injector and specializes in Botox® and Dysport® injectables, dermal fillers, and advanced aesthetic procedures. As the Director of Cosmetic Services at Texas Dermatology Med Spa, Tanya assists in the operations of cosmetic dermatology within the clinic and uses her experience, skill, and growing in-depth knowledge of various injectable treatments for patients seeking non-surgical facial rejuvenation.

In her spare time, Tanya enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Tanya is an active member of the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Texas Association of Physician Assistants (TAPA), Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA), San Antonio Dermatology Physician Assistant Society, and the Bexar County Physician Assistant Society.