DR VEDASHREE PANTHULU M.D.
Dr. Panthulu (Dr P) has been serving the Sun City Center Community since August 2017. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
She chose Rheumatology because it is intellectually challenging and exciting. Recent advances in the treatment options including those on the horizon adds enormous gratification in her patient care. She strives towards improving the quality of life for her patients.
She returned to Florida after completing her Rheumatology fellowship at University of Connecticut. She also has three years of experience working as a Hospitalist managing acutely ill patients at Florida Hospital - Heartland Division. She completed her Internal medicine residency from Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York and she got her medical degree from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, India where she is originally from. In addition to English, she can speak Hindi, Marathi, and Telugu.
While not at work, she enjoys her time being with her family which includes 3 beautiful daughters. She also loves beaches, outdoor activities and has a passion for photography.
MARISSA GALENO : OFFICE MANAGER
As the Office Manager for Sunshine Rheumatology and Arthritis Center, my job is to oversee our Office Operations. I am committed to making sure our patients have the most positive experience while in our Care. I joined Dr. Panthulu in 2017 before she decided to open her own practice. I have 10 years of experience in the Healthcare Industry. I have worked every aspect of the office giving me the experience to handle every area, with the ability to relate to all the demands that the office can have. My goal is to incorporate my knowledge and experience to provide the best customer service practices that I have acquired during these years, and to help equip our team to best serve our patients and their families making Dr. Panthulu ‘s office an amazing experience.
A little about myself, I was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. In my spare time I enjoy spending quality time with my husband and our 3 children having adventures, stay cations or any family oriented activity. We love to travel often and anything outdoors is our favorite. Most of our time is at the beach or pool enjoying the beautiful weather we have here in Florida. -MARISSA GALENO