After completion of residency training in June 2004 at UMass Medical Center and UMass School of Medicine, in Worcester, MA, Dr. Sista moved to San Francisco bay area with her family. She received her Board Certification from American Board of Family Medicine in 2004 and got recertified in 2014. She started private practice in 2004 and served as the Medical Director of Belmont Vista, a private nursing home in the Bay Area. In 2011, Dr. Sista relocated to Houston and started another private practice, which she sold before moving to Scottsdale in 2017. She has also served as a member of the Peer Review committee at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital. Dr. Sista is fluent in written and spoken Hindi, Telugu and Sanskrit, and enjoys spending her free time reading and cooking.
Dr. Sista is passionate about teaching, Preventive Medicine, impact of life style modification, Quality and Clinical Outcomes and woman’s health issues. With escalating health care costs and the overall health summary of the present-day society, she truly believes that the future of optimal patient care and outcomes should lay more emphasis on life style modification and incorporating healthy habits with a broad preventive strategy, in addition to exploring the benefits of personalized medicine.