As chief quality officer for Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital, Aparna Sharma, MD, oversees the quality and safety of all programs and services offered at Orlando Health St. Cloud.

Combining outstanding clinical expertise with quality leadership, Aparna formerly served on the medical staff as a physician advisor for Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. She has also demonstrated leadership in roles with Northwell Health Glen Cove Hospital in New York where she led programs in process improvement and patient care.

Aparna holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in public health from George Washington University, both in Washington, D.C. She earned her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed an internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Hospital. She has completed a National Cancer Institute internship on cell biology and a research fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in Washington, D.C.