Assistant Professor and Director, Surgery Core Clerkship
Department of Surgery
General Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine


Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariat from Duke University Medical Center
General Surgery Residency from Texas A&M University Health Science Center
M.D. from Wake Forest University
B.S. from St. Andrews Presbyterian College


American Board of Surgery

Professional Interests

  • Weight-loss Surgery
  • General Surgery and Surgical Oncology
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Lap-band
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Nissen fundoplication
  • Gastric reflux
  • Laparoscopic spleen surgery

Professional Statement

Dr. Holder Haynes specializes in bariatric and minimally invasive general surgery. She can provide surgical weight loss solutions including gastric sleeve, Lap-band, gastric bypass, and nissen fundoplication procedures. Dr. Holder-Haynes also provides general laparoscopic surgical procedures such as colectomy and hernia repair. She joined the BCM faculty in 2011 and currently serves as Director of the General Surgery Clinical Clerkship.

Dr. Holder-Haynes has a special interest in medically underserved populations and serves as a mentor for programs in the Office of Diversity and Community Outreach. Her research interests include adult and pediatric obesity.

Selected Publications