Dr. Sadaf Jeelani was born and raised in Auburn, Alabama. Staying close to home after graduating high school, she attended Auburn University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Auburn in 1998 with a B.S. in Microbiology. After graduating, she moved south to Mobile, Alabama. There she attended the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and graduated with an M.D. in 2002. Her first move to Gainesville, Florida was in 2002 for her Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Florida. After completing Residency training at Shands in 2005, Dr. Jeelani practiced as a Staff Physician in the Outpatient Primary Care clinics at the North Florida South Georgia VA Medical Center in Gainesville from 2005-2006. She then returned to Alabama in the summer of 2006, to begin a Fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Following completion of her Fellowship in 2008, Dr. Jeelani returned to Gainesville and entered private practice with Accent Physician Specialists.
Dr. Jeelani’s interests include benign and malignant thyroid disorders, FNA biopsy of thyroid nodules, parathyroid/calcium disorders, PCOS, and transgender medicine. She also treats patients with pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, and both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Her goal is to provide patients with individualized, compassionate, state-of the-art care. Dr. Jeelani is Board Certified in Internal Medicine (2005) and Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism (2008).
Dr. Jeelani lives in Gainesville with her husband and son. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her family.