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.