Striving for excellence is a way of life for Dr. Nasser Sitta. After medical school, he completed six training programs, consisting of three internships, two residencies and a fellowship. These programs enabled him to obtain valuable skills in a variety of specialty areas, including internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedics, gynecology and drug detoxification. And in addition to working as an emergency room physician for nearly two decades, he has become one of our health system’s most respected leaders—he currently serves as our medical staff president. Board certified in emergency medicine and internal medicine, Dr. Sitta knows what patients look for in a physician. They look for a doctor who is knowledgeable, skilled, competent, respectful and compassionate. And those are the qualities Dr. Sitta strives to demonstrate each and every day.
Education and Training
After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from Egypt’s University of Alexandria in 1982, Dr. Sitta completed an internship for the Hospitals of Alexandria University in Cairo. Following, he completed: an internship at the Erie County Medical Center Drug Detoxification Unit in Buffalo, New York; a general surgery and orthopedics residency at Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem; and a gynecology fellowship at the State University of New York in Buffalo. Dr. Sitta then completed an internship at Frankford Hospital in Pennsylvania, and an internal medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
Certifications and Proficiencies
Dr. Nasser Sitta is fluent in English and Arabic.
Honors and Awards
Dr. Sitta is currently serving as the president of our medical staff.
Dr. Sitta has conducted research on the effect of tubal ligation on bone density in postmenopausal women.
Dr. Nasser Sitta joined Fauquier Health as a private practice physician with Virginia Emergency Medicine Associates in 1993. Prior to that, he was a clinical associate in the Department of Medicine, Emergency Medicine division at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Learn more about Fauquier Health’s emergency medicine physicians and our emergency services on our Emergency department page.