Dr. Jose Pablo Sterling earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico, completed his surgical residency at the University of New Mexico, and completed his Surgical Critical Care Fellowship and Clinical Burn Fellowship at the University Of Washington- Harborview Medical Center. He is board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

Dr. Sterling is currently the Surgical Physician Administrative Leader for CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center Clinician Group. He also serves as co-Chair on the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma for the state of New Mexico and is the current Chair of the New Mexico Trauma System Fund Authority.