Priya Sharma, MD

Priya Sharma, MD

General Surgery

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Biography

Priya Sharma, MD, has always had a strong sense of community. Her strong interest in science, and firm belief that service to man is service to God, made studying medicine her natural path.

She earned her medical degree from the University of The West Indies in St. Augustine, Trinidad, West Indies, completed her residency in general surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, Florida, and fellowship in advanced GI surgery at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.

Dr. Sharma treats diseases of the colon, rectum, stomach, bile ducts, pancreas and small bowel using many of the latest laparoscopic and robotic techniques. She welcomes patients from childhood through the senior years and finds it rewarding to work and grow along with the families she serves.

As testament to her expertise and the care she shows each patient, Dr. Sharma has received many awards throughout her career. She's also respected by her peers as a published author in her field.

To care for her own physical, mental and spiritual health, Dr. Sharma takes every possible opportunity to hike, cycle and spend quality time with her family.

Personal Interests

Hiking, cycling, and spending time with family.

Care Philosophy

Dr. Sharma's goal is to provide patient-centered care built on a foundation of knowledge and experience, while giving you the care and respect you deserve.

From your initial consultation through recovery, she will provide all of the support you need.

Awards & Recognitions
Sages Robotic Course for Fellows
51st Annual Meeting of the Missouri Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
3rd prize Resident Competition: Preventing unnecessary resections: A multimodality approach for intrapancreatic accessory splenule detection
completed dV Xi Modules for Residents/Fellows online training module
University of Florida Emmet F. Ferguson Award
University of Florida Society of Teaching Scholars Outstanding Resident Teacher Award
laparoscopic colorectal surgery mini- fellowship course
Florida Chapter American Cancer Society Commission on Cancer Physician in Training 2nd prize research paper competition
TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer Certification
University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Surgery Surgical ICU Award
University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Surgery Golden U Award
Society of Vascular Surgeons travel scholarship
Areas Served
Sebring, FL
Languages Spoken
English
Medical School Education

University of West Indies, Trinidad

Residencies

General Surgery at University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville

Fellowships

Advanced GI Surgery at University of Missouri

Medical Organization Memberships and Committees

Associate Fellow American College of Surgeons, American Hernia Society

Board Certification

Surgery: The American Board of Surgery

Publications

Samian, L., Sharma, P., Botty, A., Bruele, V.D., Smotherman, C., Vincent, M., Crandall, M. (2018). The Effect of Insurance and Race on Breast Cancer Tumor Biology and Short-Term Outcomes. The American Surgeon. 84(7), 1223-1228.

Ahmed, B., Sharma, P., Leaphart, C.L. (2017). Laparoscopic resection of choledochal cyst with Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy: A case report and review of the literature. Surg Endosc. 31(8), 3370-3375. DOI 10.1007/s00464-016-5346-3

Bahadursingh, S., Beharry, K., Maharaj, K, Mootoo, C., Tilluckdharry, R., Teelucksingh, K., Singh, J., Sharma, P. (2009). C-reactive Protein: Adjunct to Cardiovascular Risk Assessment. West Indian Medical Journal. 58(6), 551-555.

Sharma P., Gaballah, A., O’Carroll, S., Kimchi, E. (2018). Preventing Unnecessary Resections: A Multimodality Approach for intrapancreatic Accessory Splenule Detection. Presented at: 52nd Annual Pancreas Club Meeting.

Sharma, P., Smotherman, C., Osian,S., Kraemer,D.P., Vincent, M., Samiian, L. (2015). The Effect of Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Tumor Biology on Breast Cancer Outcomes. Presented at American Society of Breast Surgeons Meeting.

Sharma,P., Kraemer, D., Osian, S., Smotherman, C., Vincent, M., Samiian, L. (2014). The Effect Of Socioeconomic Status and Race on breast cancer Tumor biology and Stage at Diagnosis. Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Bahadursingh, S., Beharry, K., Maharaj, K., Mootoo, C., Tilluckdharry, R., Teelucksingh, K., Singh, J., Sharma, P. (2006). C-reactive Protein: Adjunct to Cardiovascular Risk Assessment. Presented at: Caribbean Health Research Council; Frigate Bay, Saint Kitts and Nevis.

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