Martha is a board-certified Physician Assistant whose educational experiences and personal journey with aesthetics have led to her joining our practice.
As a teenager and young woman, she suffered from severe acne. After meeting a Physician Assistant in dermatology and master medical aesthetician in Virginia, her skin and life path were forever changed. After graduating summa cum laude in Public Relations and Broadcast Journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, Martha decided to continue her schooling to become a master medical aesthetician.
Her aesthetics career began in 2014 when she started working as a master medical aesthetician in plastic surgery offices in Virginia. Over seven years, she worked with various laser technologies, chemical peels, and the latest non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Wanting to be able to offer her patients more, she was inspired to become a Physician Assistant. In 2021, she graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA, with a master's degree in Physician Assistant studies. During her clinical year of training, she attained extra focus and experience in plastic surgery and dermatology and shadowed one of Virginia’s top cosmetic injectors.
Martha has called Houston home since 2021 when her husband accepted a job in the area. She is a member of the Society of Dermatological Physician Assistants (SDPA), Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA), and American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).
With her experiences and passion for aesthetics, as well as training in general medicine and surgery, she strives to provide the best results and patient care possible. She strongly believes in patient education and continuing education for herself to stay up to date on advances in the medical field, especially in plastics and dermatology.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their three dogs, exploring her new “home” state of Texas, and having a good glass of red wine.
Arthur, or “Art,” is our head Laser Technician and Laser Safety Officer who has been with the practice since it opened.
Originally from the Corpus Christi area, Art has worked in medicine for over 15 years. Before switching exclusively to aesthetics, he worked as a surgical assistant and patient care assistant in orthopedics. Art has assisted Dr. Sturm in office and plastic surgery since 2012. Desiring to broaden his medical aesthetic knowledge, Art continued his education and became a Certified Laser Technician in 2020. Since then, he has dedicated himself to learning our lasers “inside and out” and perfecting his technique.
Art is results-driven and highly skilled in all of our laser technology and other skin treatments. Patients love how personable he is and how he can make anyone feel at ease with a joke or two. His attention to detail and dedication to achieving the best result possible are reflected in his patients’ incredible Before & After photos. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, including his two young daughters, and watching them grow.
Today is a great day to choose a life of beauty. Schedule a consultation with our aesthetic specialists for a personalized plan that will keep you looking and feeling your best for years to come.
6750 West Loop South Suite 1060, Bellaire TX 77401