Dr Sharma graduated in 2002 obtaining MBBS with distinction. He subsequently gained MRCP and trained on the South Thames Cardiology Rotation at St. Thomas' and Guys Hospital, Royal Sussex county Hospital, Brighton and King's college Hospital.
Dr Sharma was awarded a prestigious clinical MD Research Fellowship to study the endogenous thrombolysis, platelet functions and cardiovascular risks in high risk population with renal impairment. During this time he published widely in peer reviewed journals including European Heart Journal. He has multiple publications including research articles, review articles and book chapters. He has presented his research at internationally acclaimed cardiology conferences in USA and Europe.
He was appointed Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals Surrey, UK in 2016.
Dr Sharma has an interest in all aspects of cardiology including diagnostic coronary angiography, coronary physiology assessment with FFR, coronary angioplasty and stent insertion including Complex PCI and rotational atherectomy, intracoronary imaging with IVUS or OCT and cardiac pacing. His specialist interests include management of chest pain, prevention of cardiac risk factors and coronary artery disease.
Dr Sharma continues to take part in clinical research and is Principal investigator in several multi-national randomised control trials. He is also interested in training junior doctors and medical students.
Areas of interest
Interventional Cardiology; Coronary angioplasty and stent insertion; Complex PCI; Rotational Atherectomy; FFR, IVUS, OCT, Heart failure; Hypertension; Valvular heart disease; Atrial Fibrillation; Arrhythmias, Palpitations, Chest pain, Statin intolerance, Prevention of cardiovascular disease and risk factor management. Novel dyslipidaemia treatments.