Lydia Essary M.D.

Board-Certified Dermatopathologist
Co-founder of


Dr. Lydia Essary is a successful physician, dermatopathologist, entrepreneur and multifamily real estate syndicator and investor with over 4,300 apartment units. She co-foundedĀ Lift Equity, a private equity firm, to help busy professionals invest and create financial freedom.

Board-certified dermatopathologist specializing in inflammatory and neoplastic dermatopathology, Dr. Essary provides diagnostic and consultation pathology services to dermatologists, plastic surgeons, pathologists, ENTs and other specialists. With experience and expertise in laboratory accreditation, she also consults on laboratory improvement and accreditation.

Dr. Essary is Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She teaches dermatopathology to residents and fellows and participates in clinical research projects. Her areas of interest include: melanocytic tumors, connective tissue deseases and pediatric dermatopathology.

Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology



University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX


University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Surgical Pathology

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN