About Dr. Sumpter


Kristi Sumpter, DO, is a leading board-certified cosmetic and general surgeon at Winds of Change Cosmetic Surgery in Houston. Dr. Sumpter regularly performs breast surgery (including revisions, augmentations, lifts, reductions, and implant removals), abdominoplasty, mommy makeovers, eyelid surgery, filler injections, mastectomy, lumpectomy, liposuction, and much more.

Dr. Sumpter graduated from the University of Texas, and then went on to the University of North Texas in Fort Worth to earn her medical degree. Dr. Sumpter completed a general surgery residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan, and then did advanced training in pediatric surgery, cancer surgery, gynecology, oncology, and trauma surgery. She also served as a clinical instructor at Michigan State University in East Lansing.

Following her training, Dr. Sumpter worked as a general surgeon in the Lufkin, Texas, area. During this time, she discovered a new passion that combines artistry, creativity, and surgical skill: her current specialty of cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Sumpter completed a cosmetic surgery fellowship recognized by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, in Lake Mary, Florida, and did further specialty training in Beverly Hills, California. Dr. Sumpter returned to her home state of Texas to launch her own cosmetic surgery practice. She holds board certifications from the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. She is a Diplomat of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.

Dr. Sumpter dedicates herself fully to her patients and believes in taking the time to really listen to patient needs. She’s there for patients before, during, and after their surgery with gentle support, expert guidance, and true compassion.

Dr. Sumpter has earned the “Houston’s Top Docs” award from H Texas Magazine for many years running, ever since 2005. To get personalized care from Houston’s leading cosmetic surgeon, use online booking or call Winds of Change Cosmetic Surgery today.


About Tasha Picciarelli


As a Board Certified Nutrition Specialist (certified by the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialist), Tasha is not a typical nutritionist or dietitian. She practices Functional Medicine Nutrition. She uses customized, individualized appropriate whole-foods diet and high quality supplements to support the body’s innate ability to heal itself. She also provides lifestyle counseling and advises on other natural therapies. She is deeply compassionate about her work and dedicated to helping patients achieve goals. She sees patients of all ages.

Tasha Picciarelli is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Bridgeport where she obtained her Master of Science in Functional Medicine Nutrition. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Food Science with Dietetics where she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Montclair University in New Jersey. She is trained in the principles of Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition, Metabolics, Biochemistry, Functional Medicine and Nutritional Genomics.

She is a member of the American College of Nutrition and the American Nutrition Association.

Tasha is originally from the Houston area and was, prior to her schooling, the first clinical aesthetics at Winds of Change. Tasha is a perfect compliment to the existing services including our surgery, skin care, massage and injectable services. With Functional Nutrition, all results can improve!

In her free time, Tasha enjoys traveling with her husband, cooking and yoga.


About Connie Mize


Experienced and talented at what she does, Connie Mize is Winds of Change’s Clinical Aesthetician. With more than 20 years of experience, Connie has worked in a wide array of settings over the years such as other cosmetic surgery offices, physician’s offices, salons, and medical spas. Over time, Connie has continued to hone her skills and stay up-to-date on the latest skin rejuvenation treatments to provide her patients with only the best. In fact, Connie holds certifications in various skin care treatments and products, IPL, and several lasers. Regardless of the type of treatment that she’s providing, Connie’s genuine passion and desire to provide patients with the very best always shines through.

Connie is a native Houstonian and currently resides Northwest of Houston in Tomball. She likes to spend time outdoors and with family. She has an interest in the arts and theater, staying physically fit and enjoys playing with her cat, “Sterling”.


About Vivian Alexatos


Loving the satisfaction of making patients feel good, Massage Therapist, Vivian Alexatos, offers a variety of therapeutic massages. Vivian’s massages are intended to enhance patient’s well-being, as well as complement other services they receive at Winds of Change. She is trained in a variety of massages such as deep tissue, relaxation and lymphatic drainage. A Venezuelan native, Vivian moved to the U.S. in 1999 and graduated from Cy-Fair College. She became certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a licensed massage therapist. With enthusiasm and boundless energy, Vivian is passionate about using her hands to provide outstanding service to the satisfaction of her many grateful patients.


About Mary Kuper

Bio coming soon!