Phone: 214-691-3535  •  After Hours Nurse: 855-456-6976  •  8325 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite #225, Dallas,TX 75231

Chafen W. Hart,
M.D., F.A.A.P.


Dr. Hart is a sixth-generation Texan, third-generation physician, and has joined her father Dr. James Watkins in practice. Originally from Sherman, Texas, she attended Greenhill School in Dallas before obtaining a degree in Government at Harvard University. After deciding to pursue medicine, Dr. Hart received her MD from the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio and completed her pediatric residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. She is passionate about service work and has spent time in India, Mexico and Malawi providing treatment and conducting medical advocacy research. After her son’s diagnosis of Autism, Dr. Hart has enjoyed doing further training in Autism diagnosis and loves networking and learning about resources for kids with developmental delays.

Dr. Hart enjoys spending spare time with her three awesome kids, Hal, Dottie and Ruthie, and her husband, an operations executive at J.P. Morgan Chase. She is a violinist, and enjoys cooking and low-risk outdoor activities. She is on a first name basis with every Starbucks barista within a 20-block radius.