104 W Mercer St
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
Fax: (512) 899-8460
Dr. Sharman has been board certified by the American Board of Family Practice since 1999. He has been in practice in Dripping Springs since 1999. He grew up in Houston and earned an undergraduate degree from Rice University. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and completed his family practice residency in Austin at Brackenridge and St. David’s hospitals. His special interests include urgent care, geriatrics, preventative medicine, diabetes, asthma, and cardiovascular disease such as high blood pressure and cholesterol. His personal interests include cooking, spending time with his family, reading, traveling, and hiking. Dr. Sharman resides in Dripping Springs with his wife Pamela and two daughters.
Undergraduate: Rice University : 1992
Medical: UT Medical School San Antonio : 1996
Residency: Family Practice Resident, Central Texas Medical Foundation : 1999
Board Certified: American Board of Family Medicine : 1999
American Academy of Family Practice
Texas Medical Association
I was born and raised in South Louisiana and have recently moved to my dream city of Austin, TX to begin my career as a family medicine Physician Assistant. In my free time, I enjoy hiking the green belt, going to Mount Bonnell, seeing live music, and enjoying beautiful Sundays in Zilker Park.
Having the opportunity to educate and manage a patient's chronic illnesses as well as being there for them during acute ailments is a very special privilege that I as a family medicine PA hold dear to my heart. I am amazed and extremely grateful for the kindness that patients have shown me here in Texas. My goal as a healthcare provider is to develop a long-lasting, trusting relationship with each and every one of my patients. I am so thankful to be employed in a job that I love that allows me to provide thorough, compassionate health care to the great people of Texas.
LSU Baton Rouge, LA: Bachelor Degree in Biological Sciences
Medical: LSUHSC PA Program Shreveport, LA, Master Degree in Physician Assistant Studies
Internships: Preceptorship with Dr. Del Toro, Internal Medicine Physician in Lafayette, LA.
Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Central Texas Physician Assistant Society
Sarah Browning is a board-certified adult-gerontology nurse practitioner. Born and raised in Waco, Texas she earned her bachelor of science in nursing from Baylor University in 2004 and master of science in nursing from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2015. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she had the privilege of serving as an emergency room registered nurse in various hospitals from New York to Alaska for over 11 years. Prepared to care for individuals ages 13 and up, she has a special interest and background in chronic disease management and caring for the geriatric population. Prior to joining Premier Family Physicians, she worked as a nurse practitioner in post-acute care managing patients with acute and chronic illnesses in the rehabilitation hospital, skilled nursing and long-term care settings. When not working to improve the quality of life of others, Sarah enjoys attempting to be a chef in her own kitchen as well as exploring the world with her family, friends and her 14 pound miniature poodle, Zeus
Whether it is a well-check, managing acute/chronic diseases, or discussing end-of-life care, I believe that modern medicine requires the patient and provider to form an interactive partnership. As your healthcare provider it is my job to educate, empower and provide realistic options that are evidenced-based and holistic. Through collaboration and thoughtful dialogue it is my goal to help you reach an informed decision that is focused on your values and goals.
Undergraduate: Baylor University, 2004
Graduate: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 2015
American Association of Nurse Practitioners: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Austin Advanced Practice Nurses