Dr. Kourtney Sims is a Georgia native who has become a Texas transplant. She was born in Valdosta, Georgia where she was raised. She recieved her undergraduate training from Xavier University of Louisiana and stayed in New Orleans for medical school training at Tulane Medical School. After deciding on a career in Obstetrics and Gynecology she and her family moved to Houston, Texas. Dr. Sims completed her OB/Gyn training at University of Texas Houston and has been in private practice since graduation. Her office has recently also expanded with a new location in Houston. She is currently board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG).
She is also the ONLY female physician in Houston outside of the medical center who is certified by North American Menopause Society. She has structured her practice so that she can deliver these specialty services to the surrounding Houston community. Dr. Sims is also trained to perform Botox injections along with other dermal fillers and is certified in PCA Skin chemical peels.
Currently Dr. Sims is a member of several professional orgainizations including the Harris County Medical Society, ACOG, and the Texas Medical Association. She also has served as Interim Director of Midwifery at Bayshore Medical Center in 2008 and has recieved the Patient's Choice Award from Vitals.com in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011. Dr. Sims is a HealthGrades Recognized Physician. She has also recieved the Compassionate Doctor Award from Vitals.com in 2010 and 2011. She has also been selected as one of America's Best ObGyn's. She is also a member of the Intimina Medical Advisory Board.
Dr. Sims philosphophy on medicine is one that is inclusive of both traditional and holistic therapies. Therefore often when patients are diagnosed with common complaints they are given both options. She particularly enjoys adolescent gyn and contraceptive counseling in addition to laproscopic surgery, menopause treatment, in office solutions to common women's health issues and addressing sexual health issues. On a personal level she is also a busy wife and mother of two children.
"The best part of my job is interacting with patients. I like to take the time to educate patients about thier problems and working with the patient to get the best treatment outcome possible." Dr.Kourtney Sims