Dr. Sturm completed medical school and residency at Baylor College of Medicine. During her medical training, she 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. Dr. Sturm has also co-authored and published numerous medical journal articles on head and neck surgical techniques and facial plastic surgery techniques.

Fellowship Training and Beyond

Following her medical education, Dr. Sturm completed the distinguished American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship program to gain extensive expertise in cutting-edge head and neck surgical techniques. Dr. Sturm also pursued further training in facial feminization and hair transplantation. She has been responsible for important clinical research in areas of ethnic rhinoplasty, revision lower eyelid surgery, septoplasty, male rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty, facial feminization and the long-term effects of using irradiated cartilage in rhinoplasty. 

Giving Back 

Dr. Sturm is passionate about promoting health and wellness as well as rejuvenating her community through proactive involvement. She has been involved with Harris County Medical Society, TransForward, Leadership Houston, Judy’s Mission to End Ovarian Cancer, Nehemiah Center, and Citizens for Animal Protection. She also is a Woman of Impact for the American Heart Association and provides free care to victims of domestic abuse through the Face Foundation.  She cares deeply not only for her patients, but for our community, as well.

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Dr. Sturm's Focus: Facelift and Rhinoplasty

Dr. Sturm is highly skilled and experienced in all types of facial plastic surgery, but her primary specialties are facelifts and rhinoplasty. With these procedures, she’s able to help numerous patients transform their facial appearances and become the best, most confident versions of themselves. She is renowned for her ability to achieve life-changing results without creating an “overdone” appearance or disrupting the natural beauty of her patients.

Awards & Community

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2023
  • Woman of Impact, American Heart Association 2023
  • Best of the City, Modern Luxury 2023
  • Woman of the Year Candidate, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • TX Top Docs, 2022
  • Houston Chronicle Best of the Best, 2021
  • Super Doctor, Texas Monthly, 2018-2022
  • Top Doc, H Texas Magazine, 2013-2022
  • Top Doc, Houstonia Magazine, 2016-2023
  • Super Doctors Rising Star, Texas Monthly, 2016-2017
  • Top Otolaryngologist in The Leading Physicians of the World, 2017
  • Trademark Women of Distinction Honors Edition, 2016
  • Prime Living Best Cosmetic Surgeon, 2015-2016
  • 40 under 40, Houston Business Journal
  • Outsmart Best Cosmetic Surgery Center, 2015-2016
  • OutSmart Best Female Cosmetic Surgeon, 2013-2016
  • People on the Move, Houston Business Journal
  • Blazing Star Award, Texas Chamber of Commerce
  • Top 30 Influential Women in Houston, D-Mars 
  • Best Female Cosmetic Surgeon, Out Smart
  • Top 25 Beautiful People in Houston, H Texas
  • Patients’ Choice Award, Vitals.com
  • On Time Doctor Award, Vitals.com
  • Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals.com
  • Honoree - Citizens for Animal Protection, 2013
  • Member - Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
  • Committee Member - Lamb & Goat Auction
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  • University of Texas at Houston -
    Health Science Center

    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Residency

  • Baylor College of Medicine


  • Texas A&M University -
    Graduated summa cum laude

    B.S., Molecular & Cell Biology

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