Staff

 

SebbaAnthony Sebba, MD, FACR
Anthony Sebba, MD, FACR, graduated from the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa. He did post-graduate training in internal medicine in Toronto, Canada, and then, working his way south, at Albert Einstein Medical Center in New York City and then Palm Harbor. He specialized in rheumatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and is board-certified in rheumatology. He was in practice in New Jersey, where he was Chief of the Division of rheumatology at Holy Name Hospital, before coming to Florida.

He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in rheumatology at USF, where he attends division meetings.

Dr. Sebba is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. He is a member of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, an international group of scientists and physicians who are interested in osteoporosis and other bone diseases.

Dr. Sebba has been a primary investigator in 60 studies of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis. He is actively involved in clinical research, and he has published original research and review articles in these fields (see “publications” menu above). He is currently collaborating on two publications on rheumatoid arthritis.

Dr. Sebba has presented research and chaired meetings at the American College of Rheumatology, the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, and the International Society of Clinical Densitometry. He has lectured at a number of meetings of state rheumatology organizations and also lectures internationally on both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis. In the past two years, his international lecture locations have included Australia, New Zealand ,Mexico,Taiwan, Japan, and Brazil.

Dr. Sebba has been listed as one of the Best Doctors in America® in 2012-2017 and now 2017-2018. This list is compiled from surveys of physicians, asking them whom they themselves would see for treatment. See Best Doctors Tampa Bay. He was listed as one of “America’s Most Compassionate Doctors” in 2014-2015.

Dr. Sebba is an attending physician at Mease Dunedin and Mease Countryside Hospitals.

Anjali Shetty, MD, FACR

ASHDr. Shetty grew up in Palm Harbor attending Palm Harbor University High School. She attended college at the University of Florida majoring in Nutritional Sciences and received her medical degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine as well as fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is board-certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology.

Dr. Shetty is involved in clinical research, has published multiple papers, and has presented research at meetings at the American College of Rheumatology. She received training in musculoskeletal ultrasound from the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists to help provide more accurate evaluation of joints for arthritic changes and assist with injections and aspirations with better precision.

She has a special interest in nutrition and fitness and is passionate about helping her patients understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle to complement their rheumatological care. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, traveling, and cheering for the Florida Gators.

Dr Shetty was named as a Top Doctor in Tampa Bay for Rheumatology, as voted on by physician peers, in Tampa Magazine.

 

 

Rohan Chawla MD, FACR

rohan-picRohan Chawla, MD, graduated from the University of Windsor, Canada with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Honors and a minor in Biochemistry. He pursued medical school at the Medical University of the Americas. He did postgraduate training in internal medicine at Ochsner Clinic Foundation Chabert Medical Center in Louisiana, and is board certified in internal medicine and in rheumatology.

He specialized in rheumatology at the University of South Florida, where he worked at Morsani Center for Advance Health Care, James A. Haley Veteran Affairs Hospital and Tampa General Hospital. He has completed an intensive musculoskeletal ultrasound certification through the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists in order to provide specialized diagnostic and therapeutic musculoskeletal ultrasound care.

Dr. Chawla is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Rheumatology and Florida Society of Rheumatology. Dr. Chawla is a board member of the local Arthritis Foundation. He has participated as a sub-investigator in multiple clinical trials.

In his free time, he enjoys sports, going to the beach and traveling.