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Reetu Sharma, M.D. grew up in the Midwest. She knew she wanted to be a doctor from a young age. She was admitted directly into medical school from high school through the prestigious medical scholars’ program. She went to University of Wisconsin - Madison to pursue her undergraduate degree with honors in Zoology. She was awarded a grant and spent her summers working on cancer research at the University’s prestigious Cancer Institute. She later proceeded to medical school at the University of Wisconsin.
She did her residency in Internal medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). She was set to stay at UPMC for a fellowship in gastroenterology. However, at the last year of her residency, she decided to pursue Cardiology. She spent a year as staff at UPMC and worked as Internal Medicine consultant at the Western Psychiatric Institute. The following year, she started her fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at Henry Ford Hospital, where she supplemented her training in noninvasive cardiology and imaging namely echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, coronary CT.
She stayed at Henry Ford hospital as staff physician for two years. Once her husband finished fellowship training, they decided to move to California to start their life with their daughter. She has been a partner with Roseville Cardiology Medical Associates since 2009 where she is the medical director for echocardiography and nuclear cardiology.
Dr. Sharma is the SPA cardiology co-chair. In addition, she serves as an AHA/Sutter Health Go Red Ambassador, raising awareness of heart disease in women. She is also on the board for Sutter Health Valley Cardiovascular co-management.
Her philosophy of care is simple: empower the patient with the latest that science and medicine has to offer and be a true partner in their care. She understands that quality of life should never take a backseat.
In addition to her love for imaging, she has a particular interest in geriatric cardiology and women’s health.
Dr. Sharma enjoys traveling with her family and many sports. She and her husband have supported programs for disadvantaged kids and are advocates and raise funds for the Child Abuse Prevention Center.