Dr. George N. Stokes
was born and raised in Hampton, Virginia and is a 1975 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Richmond where he earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry. In 1979 he received his doctorate degree in medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas, and in 1982 completed the University of Texas Family Practice Residency Program at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Houston. Dr. Stokes has a 36 year history of board certification in family medicine through the American Board of Family Practice and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Having a life-long interest in patient wellness and the aging process, and a belief that medicine should target and address overall patient health, Dr. Stokes has continued his education to encompass training in that arena. He is trained in the evaluation of both male and female hormone deficiencies and is certified by BioTE in the administration of bio-identical (“human identical”) hormone replacement therapy. Additionally, he is trained in advanced fat transfer procedures involving stem cell harvesting, processing, and administration and is certified by the American Board of Stem Cell and Fat Transfer Physicians in the administration of platelet rich plasma, botulinum toxin, and skin fillers. He also serves as a clinical instructor teaching other physicians interested in becoming certified to perform these procedures.
Dr. Stokes is a certified FAA aviation medical examiner and is a registered medical examiner on the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. He is also trained in Advanced Trauma Life Support.
He is a member of several medical associations including the Texas Medical Association, the American Medical Association, the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, the Harris County Academy of Family Physicians, and the Liberty-Chambers County Medical Society (holding offices of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer throughout the years). He has been a consultant in family medicine and diabetes for Texas Medicine magazine and has provided clinical instruction for the University of Texas Health Science Center and numerous physician assistant programs. He is a member of the Aerospace Medical Association, has been a member and physician advisor to the Texas Medical Foundation, and a member of the TMF Health Quality Institute demonstrating his continued commitment to improving the quality of health care in Texas.
Dr. Stokes has been a long time member and supporter of Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, the University of Richmond Alumni Association, the Greater Cleveland Area Chamber of Commerce, the University of Texas Health Science Center Alumni Association, and the National Rifle Association. He is well-known for his professional speaking and expertise in the treatment of diabetes and delights in educating the community and his patients in controlling the disease.
In his leisure, Dr. Stokes enjoys bow hunting, movie watching, and spending vacation time in the tropics with his long-time college buddies.