After 31 years of practice Dr. Strinden retired at the end of 2019. We have removed the ability to email our office via the website and only phone contact will be available for messages. This website is currently available for education and information. Please use the online form to request your records. You can find it under the resource tab, then forms. Click on medical records release authorization. Please fill out ALL numbered blanks and return the form via fax (936)632-3837, email (, or US mail. Dr. Strinden no longer lives in Lufkin. For patients, there will be a $5.00 fee for copying records for mailing. We will be happy to forward records to any doctor of your choosing. Please allow 4 weeks for processing records requests.

We have been honored to serve our patients!!
Dr. Strinden and Staff of Lufkin Plastic Surgery

Anesthesia Providers of Lufkin Plastic Surgery

Our Anesthesia Providers

From Left to Right

  • Chad Martinez, CRNA
  • Connie DuBose, CRNA
  • Harold Bishop, CRNA
  • Brenda Wallis, CRNA

About Dreamworks Anesthesia Associates, PLLC

All the CRNAs at Lufkin Plastic Surgery are independent practitioners with Dreamworks Anesthesia Associates, PLLC. Dreamworks Anesthesia has provided anesthesia in Lufkin since 2001 at both Woodland Heights Medical Center and Gaslight Surgery Center. All of our CRNAs are Advanced Cardiac Life Support certified and meet their annual continuing education requirements. They are recertified by the National Board of Certification & Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists and are all members of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Harold Bishop, CRNA

Harold Bishop received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Indiana State University in 1973. Shortly afterwards, he entered the US Army and received his training in Nurse Anesthesia at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. in 1977. After leaving the US Army, he started his practice in Texas and came to Lufkin in 2002. He currently serves as the chief CRNA for Dreamworks Anesthesia.

Connie DuBose, CRNA

Connie DuBose received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Stephen F. Austin State University in Dec, 1983. She received her Master in Health Science in December, 1987 and her certificate to practice nurse anesthesia in December, 1988, both from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth. She gave the anesthesia for Dr. Strinden's first surgery patient in East Texas in 1988. She has practiced in Lufkin for 26 years.

Brenda Wallis, CRNA

Brenda Wallis received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1993 and her Masters of Science in Nursing in 1999 from the University of Texas at Tyler. She received her Post Masters certificate in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of North Carolina at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in 2004. She joined Dreamworks Anesthesia in Aug 2004.

Chad Martinez, CRNA

Chad graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2007. After working at Woodland Heights Medical Center in ICU for 4 years, Chad obtained his Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from Texas Christian University in December of 2013. He joined Dreamworks Anesthesia in January of 2014 and has been working at Woodland Heights Medical Center since then.

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Very friendly staff.

My experience with Dr. Strinden and all those who work with him has been wonderful!

Great Team.

Extremely happy with results plus the staff makes you feel comfortable and calm.

Very good experience.

They called me all weekend to check on my progress. I really appreciate that.

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