Dr. Payne received her medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
She completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, where she also spent a year as chief resident. She completed a pediatric cardiology fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where her research interests included cardiac genetics and preventative cardiology.
Her clinical interests include general pediatric cardiology, as well as prevention and inherited heart disease. She is proficient in Spanish. She is board certified in pediatric cardiology.