N. Christopher Lawrence, MD
Dr. Lawrence


Dr. Lawrence has lived and practiced in McKinney since 1999.  He had previously been in solo practice in Holiday Island, Arkansas.  He is happily married to Cheryl.  They have been married for 22 years.  They are high school sweet hearts and were married in college.  They have two wonderful children, Sarah age 18 is in the 12th grade and Samuel age 16 is in the 10th grade.  The family are active members of First United Methodist Church of McKinney.  Traveling and family activities are the priority of their personal lives.

Office Location(s):

McKinney Family Healthcare, LP

6045 Alma Rd
Suite 210
McKinney, Texas   75070
Location Phone: 972-984-5000
Location Fax: 972-548-7067

My Phone: 972-984-5000
Fax: 972-548-7067

Accepting new patients:
Established families or referrals accepted

Primary Specialty:
Family Medicine

Undergraduate Education:
Stephen F. Austin State University : 1991
Graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1991 with a Bachelor's degree (BS) with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. SFA
Medical Education:
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio : 1995
Graduated with Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in 1995. UTHSCSA-School of Medicine.
General School Education:
Berkner High School : 1987
Graduated from Berkner in 1987.  Berkner is in the Richardson Independent School District in Richardson, Texas. 

Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation : 1998
Three year family medicine residency in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Served as Co-Chief Resident his third year of training.  Significant emphasis on women's healthcare issues, emergency medicine, and procedures.  Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation.

Other Certifications:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support : 2006
Dr. Lawrence renewed his certification in ACLS in November of 2006.
Basic Life Support : 2006
Dr. Lawrence renewed his certification in BLS through the American Red Cross in November of 2006.
Texas Medical License : 1999
Dr. Lawrence is actively licensed to practice medicine in the State of Texas.
Arkansas Medical License : 1998
Dr. Lawrence has been licensed to practice medicine in the State of Arkansas since his previous practice in 1998. 

Board Certifications:
American Board of Family Medicine : 1998
Board Certified in Family Medicine 1998.  Recertified in 2005.

In Practice Since:

Texas Medical Association - TMA : 2006
Cooper Aerobic Center - Craig Ranch : 2006
Volunteer Doc-on-call program.  CACCR.
HOSA : 2005
Dr. Lawrence participates in the HOSA program in the McKinney Independent School District allowing students to experience healthcare through his practice.
Texas Academy of Family Physicians : 1999
American Academy of Family Physicians : 1995
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Alumni Association : 1995
Stephen F. Austin State University Alumni Association : 1991

Honors and Awards:
Doctor of the Day : 2005, 2006, 2007
Dr. Lawrence participates yearly in the Doctor of the Day program at the Legislature for the State of Texas in Austin.  The program is sponsored by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.  Dr. Lawrence provides care for legislators, their families, their staff, state employees at the capitol, and all visitors to the Capitol at the Capital Clinic when he is there.  The Doctor of the Day is officially acknowledged in the House and Senate during their proceedings.
Children and Community Health Center of McKinney : 2004
Dr. Lawrence is the founding Medical Director for CCHC.  He has been an active volunteer until 2006.  He started the subspecialty Diabetes clinic and staffed it until his resignation in 2006.
Chief Resident : 1997-1998
Dr. Lawrence served as Co-Chief Resident in his third year of residency
Magna Cum Laude : 1991
Dr. Lawrence graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University Magna Cum Laude in May 1991.  He received his BS in Biology with a minor in chemistry.