A native Houstonian, Dr. Cristina Payan is a graduate of The Kincaid School of Houston, Texas, and Brown University of Providence, Rhode Island. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine in 1996. Upon completing a Neuroradiology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in 2003, she entered the private practice sector in Houston, Texas, most recently affiliated with North Cypress Medical Center. Dr. Payan is board certified by the American College of Radiology with additional subspecialty certification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Payan enjoys gardening, needlepoint, skiing, and golf. She additionally breeds, raises, and competes hunters/jumpers. She currently resides in the Tomball, Texas, area with her family.