Cardiologist Reetu Sharma, M.D., recently joined Sutter Independent Physicians and will be working with Roseville Cardiology Medical Associates, practicing in Roseville and Lincoln. Dr. Sharma received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She completed fellowship training in cardiology at Henry Ford Hospital where she stayed on as staff for two years. She is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology. Her professional interests include coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, prevention, special issues with women and the elderly, as well as imaging. She is also board certified in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. She has Level II training in cardiac CT. Dr. Sharma, her husband Ashutosh Raina, M.D., a pediatric neurologist on staff at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and daughter Avantika relocated to the area from Troy, Mich. ~ Staff report “Moving to California made sense for us,” she said. “My husband loves the outdoors and we couldn’t think of a more beautiful community to raise our little girl. We love it here and already feel at home.” When not seeing patients, Dr. Sharma enjoys a variety of activities such as traveling, bicycling, watching pro football, cooking and playing tennis.