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About Dr. Angela Sturm


Hello, my name is Dr. Angela Sturm. I am a plastic surgeon at Facial Plastic Surgery Associates, which is led by internationally acclaimed facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Russell Kridel. I am honored and proud to by board certified by ABOto and have completed the prestigious American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) Fellowship with Dr. Kridel.

Medicine drew me in with its promise of continual challenges and personal interactions. I have always been particular and want things to work and look just right. So when I found the field of Facial Plastics, it was a perfect fit. In this field, my meticulous nature makes my work exceptional and my patients very happy. My relationships with my patients is just satisfying on so many levels. Trusting someone with your face is as personal as it gets. I truly enjoy sharing in their triumphs, joy, excitement in our office, and that extends to the other aspects of their lives.

With significant growth in aesthetic procedures, particularly for patients wanting to maintain their youthful appearance at an earlier age, I am passionate about working with every patient to tailor the most effective method — whether it is surgical or non-surgical — to help them achieve their desired results for facial rejuvenation.

If you’re curious about my background and achievements, I can outline them for you here:

I attended medical school and residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. During my medical training, I received numerous awards for surgical excellence, including the Outstanding Otolaryngology Medical Student Award and the top medical student research prize from the national academy of Otolaryngology. I began my quest to advance the medical field by co-authoring and publishing numerous medical journal articles on head and neck surgical techniques, as well as facial plastic surgical techniques. I am board certified by ABOto.

Following my medical education, I entered the distinguished American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship program where I trained alongside Dr. Russell Kridel to gain extensive expertise in cutting edge head and neck surgical techniques. I continued to contribute to important areas of clinical research including ethnic rhinoplasty, revision lower eyelid surgery, septoplasty, male rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty and the long-term effects of using irradiated cartilage in rhinoplasty.

I am passionate about promoting health and wellness as well as rejuvenating our community through involvement with Leadership Houston, D-tag Tattoo Removal Program and various community charities. I hold an interest in helping victims of domestic abuse and as a result support Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, as well as provide free care through the Face Foundation. I also hold a warm spot in my heart towards animals and children. I was a Citizens for Animal Protection Honoree in 2013, Woman of the Year Candidate for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in 2014, on the Trees of Hope Board and am an active member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and on the Lamb and Goat Auction Committee.

I am proud to have been named H Texas Magazine’s Top Doc in 2013 and 2014, Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 for 2014, H Texas’ Top 25 Beautiful People in Houston 2014, Houston Business Journal’s People on the Move 2013, H Texas’ Top Women in Business in 2013, one of the Top 30 Influential Women of Houston in 2013, Best Female Cosmetic Surgeon in Out Smart in 2013 and 2014 and given the Patients’ Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Award by

I am currently the Chief of Staff at Houston Hospital for Specialized Surgery. In addition to this facility, I also work at Methodist Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Hospita,l Park Plaza Hospital, and Kirby Glen Ambulatory Surgery Center and accept insurance for medically necessary surgical procedures.

Board Certified in Otolaryngology