Sarah Cappleman, M.D.







Sarah was born in Augusta, Georgia and raised in Winter Garden, Florida where her family still lives.  She completed her undergraduate studies at Barnard College/Columbia University in New York where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History cum laude.  Following graduation, Sarah continued at Columbia as a Research Assistant in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery where she worked on the Left Ventricular Assist Device Database and performed statistical analysis.  Her work resulted in co-authorship of two papers published in peer-reviewed journals (The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and The Journal of the American College of Cardiology) and co-authorship of five abstracts.  During medical school at the University of Florida, Sarah has been a volunteer with the Equal Access Clinic and the UF Peer Mentorship Program.  She has served as a leader in the Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group and as a member of the medical student section of the American Medical Association.  She is involved with Crossfit Gainesville and was a Certified Associate Teacher of Scottish Highland dance.  She also enjoys running, cooking/baking, and dance.