Ramla Sharif, MD is a board-certified family medicine physician and geriatrician. She earned her MBBS from King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan in 2000. From 2010-2013, she completed her Family Medicine Residency at the Columbus Regional Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia. The final phase of her graduate training was a fellowship in Geriatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine from 2013-2014.
Dr. Sharif has been practicing medicine for the past 7 years. She has worked as an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics) with Emory Healthcare. She is also a certified medical director and served as an Assistant Medical Director of the Budd Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center. Her areas of expertise include preventive medicine, managing a broad spectrum of acute and chronic illnesses including Diabetes Mellitus, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, and geriatric syndromes. She also has great experience in rehabilitative medicine and caring for patients in assisted living facilities.
Dr. Sharif’s research includes designing a guidance tool for osteoporosis diagnosis and management in men and immobile patients at the VA Medical Center. She has also been involved in several projects focusing on quality improvement of patient care.
Dr. Sharif is a very kind and dedicated physician. Caring for patients of all age from children to elderly is her passion. She is married with 3 children and loves to spend time with her family. Her hobbies include outdoor activities and reading.