For her dedication and excellence in patient care, Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners proudly named Dr. Vatsala S. Sastry, MD a 2019 Patient Preferred Physician representing Infectious Disease Medicine for the state of Florida.
With over three decades of achievements in her field, Dr. Sastry treats patients at Suncoast Infectious Diseases, where she is sought-after for her exceptional knowledge and expertise in Lyme Disease. Furthermore, she has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including Bayfront Health Brooksville and HCA West Florida Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Florida; and has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida.
As an infectious disease specialist, Dr. Sastry has dedicated training and unique experience in the control, and treatment of various infections. She provides expert diagnosis and treatment for osteomyelitis, herpes zoster and herpes simplex, candidiasis, infectious mononucleosis, viral meningitis, chickenpox, and a range of sexually transmitted infections. Her patients applaud her expertise, and bedside manner, giving her five star-ratings and positive patient reviews.
“She saved my life!” said a patient review at www.Vitals.com. “I’m so thankful to Dr. Sastry and her staff! I would recommend her to anyone.”
Another review at www.Healthgrades.com explained: “I recently asked for Dr. Sastry after the hospital assigned me a sub-par infectious disease doctor. She came in, assessed me, and changed the medicine was on. It improved rapidly. I highly recommend her. She knows her stuff and explains anything you want to know. She has true compassion and cares deeply about her patients.”
Dr. Sastry’s successful medical journey began with a Medical Degree from Bangalore Medical College in Karnataka, India, 1986. Thereafter, she completed an internship at Grant Hospital in Chicago, Illinois; and residencies at the Foster G. McGaw Hospital in Maywood, Illinois, and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Board certified in internal medicine and infectious disease medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Sastry stays abreast of the latest developments in her field and holds professional memberships with the Infectious Disease Society of America, the American College of Physicians, the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, and the Hernando County Medical Society. She is also an esteemed member of ISDA, the United States Marines, and Veterans of Armed Forces.
An award winning physician, Dr. Sastry has been recognized by IAHCP, IAOTP, and Continental Who’s Who, among other international organizations.
In recognition of her expertise, years of experience, positive reviews; and for achieving excellence in patient care year after year, Dr. Sastry has been given the prestigious title of “Patient Preferred Infectious Disease Specialist”, and is now listed among the best of the best physicians in America.
“She has gone way above any expectations I could have ever imagined,” said a patient at www.Healthgrades.com. “I would highly recommend her to anyone that has an infectious disease that wants to be healed!”
When she is not treating patients, Dr. Sastry enjoys spending quality time with her family and traveling. She is also a second degree black belt in karate.
To learn more about Patient Preferred Physician, Dr. Vatsala Sastry, MD, please visit www.bayfrontbrooksville.com.