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Dr. Amit Kumar Sharma

M.S. (Ortho), D.N.B. (Ortho), Clinical Fellow-Paediatric Orthopedic Surgery (USA), Clinical Fellow- Adult Spine & Deformity Surgery (USA), Clinical Fellow-Adult Reconstruction Surgery (USA)

Bio

Dr. Amit Kumar Sharma has had a rich experience in orthopaedic surgery and has gone on to gain education in the field from an M.S. and D.N.B. certification on to being a Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Orthopaedic, Adult Spine and Deformity and Adult Reconstruction Surgery – all in the United States. His rich international exposure helps him tackle cases of high calibre and helps patients get quality treatment for orthopaedic problems.

Experience


  • Senior Registrar - Seth GS Medical College & King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India - 2005- 2006
  • Assistant Medical Officer - King Edward Memorial Memorial (KEM) Hospital - 2006- 2007


Clinical Fellow:

  • Pediatric Spine and Orthopedics - Children’s Hospital (Louisiana State University) New Orleans, LA, USA - 2007- 2008
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN, USA - 2009-2010
  • Visiting Fellow,  Professor Dr. Jurgen Harms’ Center for Spine Surgery - SRH Klinikum, Guttmannstrasse 1, Karlsbad, Germany - 2010- 2010


Achievements and Awards

  • Distinction in Anatomy
  • Ranked 9th in All India Post-Graduate Entrance Examination (AIPGEE)-2001
  • Recipient of Global Outreach Scholarship of Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)-2007


Research and Publications

  • Mullaji A., Kanna R., Marawar S., Kohli A., Sharma A.:  Comparison of limb and component alignment using computer-assisted navigation versus image intensifier-guided conventional total knee arthroplasty: A prospective, randomized, single-surgeon study of 467 knees. J Arthroplasty 2007 Oct. 22 (7):953-9.
  • Mullaji A., Marawar S., Sharma A.: Correcting varus deformity. J Arthroplasty. 2007 Jun; 22(4 Suppl 1):15-9.
  • Mullaji A.B., Sharma A, Marawar S.: Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: functional recovery and radiographic results with a minimally invasive technique. J Arthroplasty. 2007 Jun; 22(4 Suppl 1):7-11.
  • Bapat M.R., Chaudhary K., Sharma A., Laheri V.: Surgical approach to cervical spondylotic myelopathy on the basis of radiological patterns of compression: prospective analysis of 129 cases. Eur Spine J. 2008 Dec; 17(12):1651-63.
  • Mullaji AB, Sharma A.K., Marawar S.V., Kohli A.F.: Tibial torsion in non-arthritic Indian adults: A computer-tomography study of 100 limbs. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics: Jul-Sep 2008, 42(3): 295-299.
  • Mullaji A., Sharma A., Marawar S., Kanna R.: Quantification of effect of sequential posteromedial release on flexion and extension gaps: A computer-assisted study in cadaveric knees using 2 different types of distractors. J Arthroplasty. 2009 Aug; 24(5):795-805.
  • Sharma A.K., Gonzales J.A.: Scoliosis in a case of Schinzel-Giedion syndrome. HSS J. 2009 Sep; 5(2):120-2.
  • Mullaji A.B., Sharma A.K., Marawar S.V., Kohli A.F., Singh D.P.: Distal femoral rotational axes in Indian knees. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2009 Aug; 17(2):166-9.
  • Mullaji A., Shetty G.M., Kanna R., Sharma A.: Variability in the range of inter-anterior superior iliac spine distance and its correlation with femoral head centre. A prospective computed tomography study of 200 adults. Skeletal Radiol. 2010 Apr; 39(4):363-8.
  • Sharma AK, Gioe TJ, Nelson TE.  Two-Stage Exchange for Infected Resurfacing Arthroplasty: Use of a Novel Cement Spacer Technique. J Arthroplasty. 2011 Sep;26(6):976.e11-5.
  • Sharma AK, Kepler CK, Girardi FP, Cammisa FP, Huang RC, Sama AA. Lateral Lumbar Interbosy Fusion. Clinical and Functional Outcome at One Year. A Preliminary Report. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2010 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Srivastava SK, Agrawal KM, Sharma AK, Agrawal MD, Bhosale SK, Renganathan SR.
  • C3-C4 spondyloptosis without neurological deficit-a case report. Spine J. 2010 Jul; 10(7): e16-20.
  • Gioe TJ, Sharma A, Tatman P, Mehle S. Do "Premium" Joint Implants Add Value? Analysis of High Cost Joint Implants in a Community Registry. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Jan;469(1):48-54.
  • Kepler CK, Sharma AK, Huang RC.Lateral Transpsoas Interbody Fusion (LTIF) With Plate Fixation and Unilateral Pedicle Screws: A Preliminary Report. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2010 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kepler CK, Huang RC, Meredith D, Kim JH, Sharma AK. Omega-3 and Fish Oil Supplements Do Not Cause Increased Bleeding During Spinal Decompression Surgery. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2011 Jan 24 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kalore NV, Maheshwari A, Sharma A, Cheng E, Gioe TJ. Is There a Preferred Articulating Spacer Technique for Infected Knee Arthroplasty?: A Preliminary Study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jan;470(1):228-35.
  • Kepler CK, Sharma AK, Huang RC, Meredith DS, Girardi FP, Cammisa FP Jr, Sama AA. Indirect foraminal decompression after lateral transpsoas interbody fusion. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Apr;16(4):329-33.
  • Kepler CK, Huang RC, Sharma AK, Meredith DS, Metitiri O, Sama AA, Girardi FP, Cammisa FP. Factors influencing segmental lumbar lordosis after lateral transpsoas interbody fusion. Orthop Surg. 2012 May;4(2):71-5.


Presentations:

  • Decision making for surgical approach in cervico-thoracic tuberculosis:- modified anterior cervical approach, with or without sternotomy: - Instructional course in Spine (ICS) in association with European Spine Society. Mumbai, India. Sep 2005.
  • Stand–alone anterior reconstruction in cervical kyphosis: a prospective analysis of 41 patients. Britspine. Belfast, UK. Apr-May 2008.
  • Surgical decision making in cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a prospective study of 135 cases. Britspine. Belfast, UK. Apr-May 2008.
  • Coronal and sagittal plane improvement of spine in degenerative scoliosis with Extreme Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF). Louisiana State University. New Orleans, LA. Sep 2009.
  • Coronal and sagittal plane improvement of spine in degenerative scoliosis with Extreme Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF). North American Spine Society (NASS) meeting. San Francisco, USA. Nov 2009.
  • Lateral Transpsoas Lumbar Interbody Fusion with side-plate and unilateral pedicle screws - one year follow-up. Society of Lateral Access Spine Surgeon (SOLAS) Meeting. La Jolla, CA. Apr 2010.
  • Indirect Decompression of Neural Foramen Using Lateral Transpsoas Lumbar Interbody Fusion A Computed-Tomography Study. Society of Lateral Access Spine Surgeon (SOLAS) Meeting. La Jolla, CA. Apr 2010.
  • Do lordotic XLIF cages provide better correction of degenerative lumbar deformity than non-lordotic XLIF cages? Society of Lateral Access Spine Surgeon (SOLAS) Meeting. La Jolla, CA. Apr 2010.
  • Sagittal and coronal plane contour change with different lumbar interbody fusion cages (ALIF vs TLIF/ PLIF vs XLIF). Society of Lateral Access Spine Surgeon (SOLAS) Meeting. La Jolla, CA. Apr 2010.
  • Do “Premium” Joint Implants Add Value? Analysis of High Cost Joint Implants in a Community Registry. Mid America Orthopedic Association (MAOA) Meeting-Austin, TX. Apr 2010.
  • Coronal and sagittal plane improvement of spine in degenerative scoliosis with Extreme Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF). Minnesota Orthopedic Society (MOS) Meeting 2010. Minneapolis, MN- May 2010.
  • Do “Premium” Joint Implants Add Value? Analysis of High Cost Joint Implants in a Community Registry. Minnesota Orthopedic Society (MOS) Meeting 2010. Minneapolis, MN- May 2010.
  • Sagittal and coronal plane contour change with different lumbar interbody fusion cages (ALIF vs TLIF/ PLIF vs XLIF). International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). Toronto-Canada-Jul 2010.
  • Unilateral Laminotomy for Bilateral Lumbar Decompression. North American Spine Society (NASS) Meeting 2010. Orlando, FL-Oct 2010.
  • Unilateral Laminotomy for Bilateral Lumbar Decompression. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 2011. San Diego, CA-Feb 2011 (accepted).
  • Radiographic Comparison of Lateral Fusion (LLIF) vs. ALIF vs. TLIF vs. Posterior Fusion:  Analysis of Segmental Sagittal Contour Change. “Recipient of the 2011 Charles D. Ray Award for Best Clinical Paper” International Society for the Advancement of the Spine Surgery (ISASS) Annual Meeting 2011. Las Vegas, Nevada. Apr 2011.


Posters:

  • Askin's tumor presentation as paraplegia: -Instructional Course in Spine (ICS) in association with European Spine Society. Mumbai, India. Sep 2005.
  • Surgical approach to cervical spondylotic myelopathy on the basis of radiological patterns of compression: prospective analysis of 129 cases.  Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) Meeting. San Francisco, CA- Nov 2007.
  • Reconstruction of Paprosky Type III Acetabular Defect A survival and outcome analysis. Minnesota Orthopedic Society (MOS) Meeting 2010. Minneapolis, MN- May 2010.
  • Do lordotic XLIF cages provide better correction of degenerative lumbar deformity than non-lordotic XLIF cages? Minnesota Orthopedic Society (MOS) Meeting 2010. Minneapolis, MN- May 2010.
  • Do lordotic XLIF cages provide better correction of degenerative lumbar deformity than non-lordotic XLIF cages? International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). Toronto-Canada-Jul 2010.
  • Reconstruction of Paprosky Type III Acetabular Defect A survival and outcome analysis. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 2011. San Diego, CA-Feb 2011 (accepted).
  • Indirect Foraminal Decompression After Lateral Transpsoas Lumbar Interbody Fusion (LTIF). American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 2011. San Diego, CA-Feb 2011 (accepted).
  • Lateral lumbar fusion (LLIF) vs. standard fusion approaches: analysis of segmental lordosis change. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 2011. San Diego, CA-Feb 2011 (accepted).


Book Chapters:

  • Mohanty S.S., Acharya S., Sharma A.K.: Congenital deformities of the knee. Textbook of Orthopedics and Trauma. Jaypee Brothers. 2008. pp 2977-2979.
  • Sharma A.K., Arun B., Mullaji A.B.: Correction of valgus deformity during total knee arthroplasty. Textbook of Orthopedics and Trauma. Jaypee Brothers. 2008. pp 3798-3802. 

Education


  • M.B.B.S. - Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Medical College. (University of Rajasthan) Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

  • D.N.B. (Orthopaedics) - (National Board of Examinations). New Delhi, India - 2005

Internships:

  • Sawai Man Singh Medical College and Attached Group of Hospitals. Jaipur, Rajasthan, India - 2000

  • Medical Officer - Primary Health Center, Jaulka, Washim, Maharashtra, India - 2001- 2002

  • Residency – M.S.-(Master of Surgery-Orthopaedics) - Seth GS Medical College & King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, Mumbai - 2002- 2005

Expertise

Pediatric Spine and Orthopedics

Primary Location

South Mumbai - New Age

Wockhardt Hospitals, South MumbaiA New Age Hospital1877, Dr.Anand Rao Nair Road,Near Agripada Police Station,Mumbai Central (E),Mumbai- 400 011

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