Dr. Sheft was valedictorian of his high school class and graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame while attaining membership in the Premedical Honor Society. He received his M.D. degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he was a member of the National Medical Honor Society, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class. Residency training was performed at the University of Cincinnati, where he was the recipient of the prestigious Peerless and Lowenthal awards for excellence in Otolaryngology. He is the author of numerous publications, Chairman of the Division of Otolaryngology at Hunterdon Medical Center and the Medical Director of Hunterdon Center for Surgery. He is board certified, having scored in the top 3 percent of the national board exam. He lives in the Flemington area.