Sharmeen Sultana, MD, a Family Physician in Private Practice

Get to know Family Physician Dr. Sharmeen Sultana, who serves patients in Brooklyn, New York.

Dr. Sultana is a board-certified family physician who is currently serving patients at her private practice in Brooklyn, New York. There, she offers general consultations and follow ups, including pap smear for existing patients, flu shots, pediatric consultations for children 5 years and older, pre-travel consultations, weight loss consultations, as well as certified examinations for athletes, commercial drivers, and police officers.

Dr. Sultana is also affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital – a 651-bed academic hospital in Brooklyn that offers hundreds of health services to meet the needs of its community.

Dr. Sultana earned her medical degree from Goa Medical College in Goa, India in 1991. Upon relocating to the United States, she went on to complete her internship and residency in family medicine at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in the Bronx, New York. 

Dr. Sultana continues her education through research. She has participated in numerous studies and has been published through journals such as the Annals of Internal Medicine. Dr. Sultana is board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). The ABFM is a non-profit, independent medical association of American physicians who practice in family medicine and its sub-specialties. 

Dr. Sultana is currently a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The AAFP was founded in 1947 to promote the science and art of family medicine. It is one of the largest medical organizations in the United States, with over 131,400 members.

Family medicine, formerly family practice, is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is called a family physician or family doctor. A family physician, like Dr. Sultana, is often the first person whom a patient sees when seeking healthcare services. They examine and treat patients with a wide range of conditions and refer those with serious ailments to a specialist or appropriate facility.

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