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Vibhash D. Sharma, MD

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Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology

Professional Background

Vibhash Sharma, M.D., completed medical school at Seth G.S Medical College andamp; K.E.M Hospital, Mumbai, India. He moved to the United States and pursued an internship in medicine followed by neurology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

Following residency, he completed a two-year fellowship in movement disorders and deep brain stimulation at Emory University in Atlanta. His second year of fellowship was focused on deep brain stimulation (DBS) evaluation, programming, intraoperative microelectrode recording for DBS placement, under the mentorship of Mahlon DeLong, M.D., who is renowned internationally for Parkinson's disease and basal ganglia research.

Dr. Sharma is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He joined the Movement Disorders Division of the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center in August 2016.

Dr. Sharma's clinical interests include management of various movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, dystonia, tremor, atypical Parkinsonism and DBS.

Education and Training
  • MBBS, Neurology , Seth G.S Medical College and KEM Hospital , Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tx
  • Residency, Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tx
  • Clinical Fellowship, Movement Disorders, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Clinical Fellowship, Deep Brain Stimulation , Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • ABPN , American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • ECFMG , Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate
  • Medical Doctor , Kansas Board of Healing Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • Parkinson Study Group, Member, 2017 - Present
  • Movement Disorders Society, Member, 2014 - Present
  • American Academy of Neurology , Member, 2011 - Present

Research

Overview

Dr. Sharma's research interests include deep brain stimulation (DBS) in various movement disorders including Parkinson's disease, dystonia and tremor. He is also interested in studying gait in movement disorders including Parkinson's diseases, dystonia and essential tremor.

Dr. Sharma has published articles related to DBS and movement disorders as well as presented several abstracts at both national and international meetings.