Sterling Overstreet, M.D.

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Tactical Medicine
  • Disaster and Global Health Emergency Medicine


Sterling Overstreet, M.D., FACEP, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in emergency medicine.

Dr. Overstreet earned his medical degree from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the John Peter Smith Health Network and a fellowship in tactical medicine and emergency medicine for disasters and global health at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2015.

Dr. Overstreet is the immediate past president of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians. He is also a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

He serves as the Assistant Medical Director of the Emergency Department at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital. He also has served as Quality Officer of Health System Affairs for UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Overstreet’s clinical interests include health care quality, clinical operations, tactical medicine, and disaster and global health. He has delivered numerous invited lectures and published peer-reviewed academic articles related to his areas of expertise.

Personal Note

When he’s not at work, Dr. Overstreet enjoys spending time with his family, fly-fishing, taking photographs, and traveling.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • Residency - John Peter Smith Hospital (2012-2015), Emergency Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Texas College of Emergency Physicians
Honors & Awards
  • Winning poster 2020, UT Southwestern Health System Celebration of Excellence
  • House Resolution 1311 by State Rep. Rafael Anchia 2017, 85th Texas Legislature, House Floor in the State Capitol

Clinical Focus

  • Tactical Medicine
  • Disaster and Global Health Emergency Medicine

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