The Violet Files shares a short list of international cosmetic physicians worth traveling for.
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Here, our nominations for the best international cosmetic doctors in the industry. Check back in the coming weeks for more insider names to know and places to go.
BARBARA STURM, MD
Sturm is the destination doctor for youthful visages without surgical intervention. She’s known for the autologous blood approach, during which she draws a modest amount of a patient’s blood and conditions the plasma to promote natural healing—then formulates it into a truly custom face cream.
NIGMA TALIB, ND
This naturopath is renowned for providing comprehensive wellness regimes—from laboratory testing and dietary supplements to holistic beauty treatments—that enhance both skin and overall health.
TAPAN PATEL, MD
Patel is an expert in skincare for patients of color, as well as injectables, laser, and scar treatments. His clinic is also a one-stop shop for everything from breast augmentation to face-lifts to liposuction.
TIMM GOLUEKE, MD
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