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Kathleen Stinson, MD


Dr. Stinson is a Board Certified Pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been in private practice since 2003.


She received a B.A. in Microbiology at the University of Texas at Austin, and worked as a microbiologist in the laboratory at the Texas Department of Health before applying to medical school. She attended medical school at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio (UTHSCSA), and completed 3 years of residency training in pediatrics at UTHSCSA. Dr. Stinson lives in Dripping Springs with her husband and four boys. Her interests include gardening, horsebackriding, cycling, swimming, and hiking.

Annessa Van De Walle, APRN-FNP


Annessa has a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Texas Christian University. She worked in labor and delivery, newborn nursery, and women's services before returning to school to obtain her Master's Degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Annessa in married and has 2 sons, Trey and Truitt.  She is also an avid horsebackrider.

Cristy Coffey, PNP-PC


After training with both Dr. Stinson and Annessa during her Masters program, Cristy is excited and honored to join Dripping Springs Pediatrics! Cristy is a North Carolina native who graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia in 1995.

During her career, she has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including inpatient care, anesthesia, day surgery and school nursing. She completed her advanced practice degree through the University of Texas Arlington and is licensed by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board as a primary care nurse practitioner.


Cristy and her husband, originally from Texas, have 2 daughters. While her family has lived in a number of states and overseas, they now proudly call Dripping Springs home. In her free time you can find Cristy on the sidelines of her daughter’s lacrosse games, checking out a new food truck or soaking up live music at one of Hill Country’s outdoor venues.

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