Deepa Sharma, D.O., Joins Baptist Health Medical Group
Primary care physician Deepa Sharma, D.O., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians, as part of the Baptist Health Primary Care team. She will be seeing patients out of the Coral Gables office, located at 2601 SW 37 Avenue, Suite 506. Dr. Sharma specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of health issues, with an interest in women’s health concerns, urgent care and chronic diseases.
Dr. Sharma received her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale. She completed an internship in internal medicine at St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center in Worcester, Mass., and a family medicine residency at Overlook Family Practice and Overlook Hospital in Summit, N.J., where she was selected as Family Practice Resident OB Coordinator. Following her training, she worked in family medicine practices in New Jersey and later with Hawaii Permanente Medical Group in Maui. She also hosts a radio show on health-related topics that airs on Sirius XM. “
Dr. Sharma has worked with very diverse communities, from rural populations with few resources to busy medical practices,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “In addition, she has been involved with the implementation of technology and electronic medical records that lead to improved patient care and communication.”
Dr. Sharma is Board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She has been active in a number of community service programs, volunteering to complete school sports physicals and present health education sessions and health screenings to the public.
About Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Medical Group, a network of primary care doctors and specialists who provide high-quality medical care to patients of all ages, is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest healthcare organization in the region, with seven hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), nearly 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence. The not-for-profit, faith-based Baptist Health has approximately 16,000 employees and 2,300 affiliated physicians. Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.
Contact:Georgi Pipkin, 786-596-6534