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Barbara R. Sturm, MD

My desire is to provide excellent care for my patient in an environment of compassion and respect.

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Primary Specialty


Provider Type

Franciscan Physician Network

Board Certification
  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology





Franciscan Physician Network Central Indiana Dermatology

5255 E. Stop 11 Road
Suite 310
Indianapolis, IN 46237
Main Line: (317) 528-7098

Office Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Franciscan Health Indianapolis

8111 S. Emerson Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46237
Main Line: (317) 528-5000

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School of Medicine - Dermatology
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Residency
    Indiana University - Dermatology
    Indianapolis, IN
  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology



Dr. Sturm is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Indiana Dermatological Society, Johnson County Medical Society, American Medical Association, Indiana State Medical Association and Christian Medical Dental Association.

Dr. Sturm and her skilled team provide medical dermatology services for the treatment of:

skin problems related to sun damage and photoaging

skin conditions, including acne, eczema, nail problems, psoriasis, rosacea, rashes, skin growths (warts or moles)

conditions related to skin cancer, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma


Treatment therapies include:

photodynamic therapy


laser therapy for psoriasis

prescription skincare regimens

BLU-U light therapy for acne

Cosmetic skin care treatments include:


Glycolic acid peel

Radiant peel

Laser treatment




Dr. Sturm has been voted Indianapolis' Monthly Top Doctor 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009-11, 2013-17 for dermatology. To view the Indianapolis Monthly Top Doc winners, click here. 
She has also taught at the St. Francis Family Practice Residency and voted Residency Teacher of the Year, 2008. On a personal level, she is a member of Stones Crossing Church, serves on the board of directors for Spectrum Ministry, and is an adult sponsor for PhosOntos, a high school youth group. Dr. Sturm is married and has two children. She enjoys bicycling, hiking, sewing and enjoying her new grandson.


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