Many emergency room physicians have a passion for educating patients about wellness and disease prevention. During her education and training, Dr. Kristy Reynolds actively volunteered as: a student educator for the HIV/AIDS education program; an instructor for Tar Wars, the national campaign that motivates young school children to avoid tobacco use; a mentor for abused children; and a provider of sports physicals. Board certified in emergency medicine, Dr. Reynolds also has a passion for returning our patients to optimum health. That’s why she spends time with our patients and their families every day—talking, listening, explaining and encouraging.
Education and Training
After earning her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in 2001, Dr. Reynolds completed the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Emergency Medicine Internship and Residency Program.
Certifications and Proficiencies
Dr. Kristy Reynolds is certified in advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support and advanced trauma life support.
Honors and Awards
Among her many academic honors, Dr. Reynolds graduated summa cum laude from her undergraduate biology and biochemistry program at Stephen F. Austin State University. She also was inducted into the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society and the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. In addition, she received the Francis Ross Pre-Med Scholar Award and the Thomas Martin Outstanding Biology Student Award. During her residency program at Vanderbilt, Dr. Reynolds also served on the House Staff Alliance Committee and the Resident Review Committee.
Dr. Reynolds has conducted research on a variety of topics. She was the coauthor of a book chapter on stroke and neurologic disorders that was published from Stanford University, and she participated in an infectious disease project in Guadalajara, Mexico. She was also a lecturer on the topics of exertional syncope and pulmonary embolisms.
Dr. Reynolds joined Fauquier Health as a private practice physician with Virginia Emergency Medicine Associates in 2004, after she completed her residency program.
Dr. Kristy Reynolds enjoys playing flag football. In 1996, she placed on the All-American Second Team in the Nike College Flag Football League.
Learn more about Fauquier Health’s emergency medicine physicians and our emergency services on our Emergency department page.