Kourtney Sims, MD

Kourtney Sims, MD

Practice Information

  • Accepts Insurance
  • Consultations Online

Practice Location

E2814A6E-0D1F-4DCC-B107-7AA9AD796716 832-415-0376
7655B631-35D1-495D-AD70-12DA3A1056B8 crossobg@houstonsobgyn.com

Information for Patients

From the practitioner: About My Practice

My training and education over my career has opened my perspective on the difference between disease "maintenance" and true wellness. True wellness develops as a result of living a life that optimizes the best of ancient holistic traditions as well as Western medical principles and knowledge. It is from this place that I believe that health is optimized and where even some of the most challenging chronic disease states will respond.

The core of our practice philosophy is to serve as many patients as possible therefore we do provide functional care using an insurance based model although we do also accept self pay. I am the ONLY IFM provider in Houston who is a board certified OB-Gyn and a nationally certified menopause specialist.

From the practitioner: What Patients Can Expect

Our office does require an initial virtual consultation to review your history and explain my treatment philosophy. Although I do accept self pay patients most of my patients work with me using their insurance under my custom group class model called the IHP Program. During these virtual group classes there is a mind-body exercise, a group lecture, handouts and assignments in addition to one on one time with me from every 1-3 weeks depending on where you are in the program. These visits are typically covered by most plans under your telemedicine coverage and provides both personalized treatment as well as supportive follow-up and education as you move forward in your health journey. To learn more please schedule your consult today!

Medical Specialties

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical Conditions

  • Aging
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression, Anxiety or Bipolar Disorder
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Female Disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hypertension
  • Infections (acute and chronic low-grade such as Lyme, Candidiasis etc.)
  • Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
  • Metabolic Syndrome (pre-diabetes, insulin resistance)
  • Migraines and Headaches
  • Stress-related Conditions
  • Thyroid, adrenal and other hormonal disorders
  • Weight or Metabolism concerns

Languages Spoken

  • English

Graduate School Education

Dr. Sims is a Georgia native who has become a Texas transplant. She was born in Valdosta, Georgia where she was raised. She received 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. 5 years ago she made the decision to focus her practice exclusively to gynecologic and wellness needs of women. Currently she is the only Board Certified, Nationally Certified Menopausal Gynecologist with a focus in Herbal, Ayurveda, Functional and Integrative medicine in Houston.

Professional Associations

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner, Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Society, The American Herbalist Guild, The Institute of Functional Medicine, The International Maharishi Association, Plant Based Docs

IFM Coursework

  • Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice
  • Bioenergetics (formerly Energy) Advanced Practice Module
  • Cardiometabolic Advanced Practice Module
  • Environmental Health (formerly Detox) Advanced Practice Module
  • GI Advanced Practice Module
  • Hormone Advanced Practice Module
  • Immune Advanced Practice Module