Sandesara, Bhanuprasad D., MD

Published: March 15th, 2012

Category: Faculty, IOA Affiliate Members, Profiles

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Clinical Assistant Professor


2004 Mowry Road, Gainesville, Fl 32611
PO Box 100107, Gainesville, FL 32610.


352-265-0615 (clinic)


352-294-5803 (clinic)


07/2008-06/2009 Geriatric Medicine Fellowship.
St. Louis University Hospital , St. Louis, MO

07/2005- 06/2008 Internal Medicine Residency
Forest Park hospital and St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO

01/1978-12/1981 M.D. (Pathology and Microbiology)
B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad (Gujarat), India.

01/1978- 12/1980 Diploma in Clinical Pathology (D.C.P.)
B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad (Gujarat) India.

06/1972 -11/1977 M.B.B.S - B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, Geriatric Medicine Division
Attending Physician at the Senior Care Clinic and Signature Healthcare of Gainesville,FL
Director of Post-Acute Care, Brookdale Gainesville Southwest Assisted Living Facility


Board Certifications
• ABIM –Internal Medicine
• ABIM- Geriatric Medicine

Professional Interests

Geriatric Medicine, Fall, Gait and Balance, Sleep Apnea


Abstract accepted for Sarcopenia meeting:

Title:   Time Course of Muscle Repair Following Injury in Young and Older Adults

Authors:  TW Buford, RG MacNeil, LG Clough, B Sandesara, M Pahor, T .Manini, C Leeuwenburgh.


Accepted for publication in Aging Cell:

Title: The Impact of Aging on Mitochondrial Function and Biogenesis Pathways in Skeletal Muscle of Sedentary High- and Low-Functioning Elderly Individuals .

Authors:  Anna-Maria Joseph, Peter J. Adhihetty, Thomas W. Buford, Stephanie E. Wohlgemuth, Hazel A. Lees, Linda M.-D. Nguyen, Juan M. Aranda, Bhanu D. Sandesara, Marco Pahor, Todd M. Manini, Emanuele Marzetti, Christiaan Leeuwenburgh


Accepted for publication in Medicine & Science in sports and exercise:

Title:  “Blood Flow Restriction Enhances Post-Resistance Exercise Angiogenic Gene Expression”

Authors:  Kelly A. Larkin, R. Gavin MacNeil, Marvin Dirain, Bhanuprasad Sandesara, Todd M. Manini, Thomas W. Buford