Awards & Recognitions
Dr. Kridel & Dr. Sturm - Awards & Recognitions
Houston facial plastic surgeon, Russell Kridel, MD, continues to be recognized as one of the best plastic surgeons for his exceptional facial plastic surgery skills and quality patient care. Already one of the most highly honored surgeons in Houston and in his specialty of facial plastic surgery, Dr. Kridel has been named by peers and patients to numerous prestigious 2014 Top Doctor lists.
Dr. Kridel has been named a 2014 Castle Connolly Top Doctor and a Castle Connolly Top Doctor: Southeastern Texas for the third year in a row. Each year, Castle Connolly surveys thousands of physicians and other healthcare professionals and asks them to identify excellent doctors in every specialty in their region and throughout the nation. They follow an extensive screening process to identify the top doctors and to provide consumers with detailed information in the Castle Connolly Top Doctors printed guides, online directories and published features. Check out more about the Castle Connolly Top Doctor award process.
From 2005-2014, Dr. Kridel has also been designated a Super Doctor in Texas Monthly’s annual Super Doctors list. Candidates are selected based upon surveys of physicians, a medical panel review and additional research analysis. Key Professional Media performs the process, with the goal of finding doctors who have acquired both a “high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.” Super Doctors explains the process here used to nominate Dr. Kridel.
Through an additional peer-review process, Dr. Kridel has been selected as a “Best Doctor”, a prestigious roster that represents the top five percent of experts across more than 400 specialties and subspecialties of medicine across the nation. It is the fourth year in a row that Dr. Kridel has received the distinguished award. Best Doctors was founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School affiliated physicians with the purpose to provide patients with access to the best minds in medicine. More information about Best Doctors is available here .
In addition to these recent 2014 accolades, Dr. Kridel has received numerous prestigious honors and awards throughout his years in practice, including the two highest honors from the “Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ” – The F. Mark Rafaty Award for surgical excellence and the William K. Wright Award. You may also want to read about Dr. Kridel posted here on the site.
H-Texas Magazine voted Dr. Kridel as a Houston’s Top Doc for 2014 – an honor he has received annually since 2005. H-Texas Magazine also named FPSA Associate, Dr. Angela Sturm, as a 2014 Houston Top Doc. Dr. Sturm has won this award for the past two years - a significant achievement as a young associate to FPSA. Only the top 1-2% of doctors receive the “Top Doc” honor based upon votes from both physicians and patients.
Dr. Angela Sturm has also received numerous awards and recognitions. She has been recognized by the Houston Business Journal as one of the Top 40 under 40 for 2014 and People on the Move in 2013. Dr. Sturm was also named H-Texas 2014 Top 25 Most Beautiful People in Houston, Top Women in Business for 2013 and Top 30 Influential Women of Houston, as well as Top Health & Beauty Expert in Modern Luxury. Out Smart awarded her the Best Female Cosmetic Surgeon for 2013 and 2014. And, she was given the Patients’ Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Award by Vitals.com Dr. Sturm is also currently the Chief of Staff at Houston Hospital for Specialized Surgery.