About Dr. Sharma

  • Sanjay K. Sharma, M.D., F.A.C.S.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Certified, Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Subspecialty Training, Orthopedic Hand, Wrist & Microsurgery
  • Director, Hand Surgery Services University Medical Center Brackenridge Hospital
  • Washington University in St. Louis—Chemistry A.B. Magna Cum Laude 1992
  • Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX—Medical Degree 1996
  • Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals—General Surgery & Plastic Surgery Residencies 2002
  • University of Washington Seattle, WA—Orthopedic Hand Surgery Fellowship 2003

Education

  • 1992 – 1996 Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • 1988 – 1992 Washington University St. Louis, MO
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, concentration in Biochemistry
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, 1992
    • Completed Honors tract in Chemistry
    • Dean’s List 1988-1992

Professional experience

  • 1996 – 1999 Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX
  • General Surgery Residency, Prerequisite
    • Internship, General Surgery 12 months
    • Resident, General Surgery 24 months
  • 1999 – 2002 Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX
  • Plastic Surgery Residency
    • 1999-2000 Rotations in Hand Surgery, Ben Taub General Hospital, Methodist Hospital
    • 2000-2001 Rotations in Texas Children’s Hospital, St. Lukes Episcopal Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • 2001-2002 Chief Resident Rotations in Ben Taub General Hospital, Veteran Affairs Hospital, Resident Aesthetic Clinic
  • 2002-2003 University of Washington Seattle, WA
  • Fellowship, Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Received specialized training in orthopedic hand surgery and microvascular surgery through combined program
    • Accredited training program leading to completion of Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery examination

Research experience and publications

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Versatility of the Sural Fasciocutaneous Flap in the Coverage of Lower Extremity Wounds. Larry H. Hollier, Sanjay K. Sharma, Edward Babigumira, and Michael J.A. Klebuc. Accepted to Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, with revisions, 2002.
  • Soft Tissue Injuries and Infections of the Face. Sanjay K. Sharma and Larry H. Hollier. Plastic Surgery Pearls and Wisdom. Boston Medical Publishers: Lincoln, Nebraska. In press, 2000.
  • Microtia and Other Congenital Ear Deformities. Sanjay K. Sharma and Larry H. Hollier. Plastic Surgery Pearls and Wisdom. Boston Medical Publishers: Lincoln, Nebraska. In press, 2000.
  • Syndromes with Craniofacial Components. Sanjay K. Sharma and Larry H. Hollier. Plastic Surgery Pearls and Wisdom. Boston Medical Publishers: Lincoln, Nebraska. In press, 2000.
  • Management of Sternal Wound Dehiscence. Sanjay K. Sharma, and Saleh M. Shenaq. EMedicine online Text Book Chapter. www.emedicine.com Online, 2001.
  • Postoperative Morphine Requirements of TRAM and DIEP Flaps. Stephen S. Kroll, Sanjay K. Sharma, Cindy Koutz, David W. Chang, Geoffrey L. Robb, Howard N. Langstein, Gregory R.D. Evans, and Gregory P. Reece. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 107:2, 2001.
  • Incidence of Hematoma Associated with Toradol after TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction. Sanjay K. Sharma, Cindy Koutz, Gregory P. Reece, Michael J. Miller, Gregory R.D. Evans, Geoffrey L. Robb, David W. Chang, Howard N. Langstein, and Stephen S. Kroll. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 107:2, 2001.
  • Principles of Microvascular Surgery. Saleh M. Shenaq and Sanjay K. Sharma. In Grabb and Smith’s Plastic Surgery, 5th Edition. Sherrell J. Aston, Robert W. Beasley, and Charles H.M. Thorne, eds., Lippincott-Raven, New York: 1997.
  • Aesthetic Outcome of Breast Implant Removal in 85 Consecutive Patients. David T. Netscher, Sanjay K. Sharma, John Thornby, Marcia Peltier, Andrew Lyos, Marc Fater, and Ali Mosharrafa. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 100: 206, 1997.
  • A Case of Adult-type Colloid Millium of Hands and Face Successfully Treated by Dermabrasion. David T. Netscher, Sanjay K. Sharma, Beatrice M. Kinner, Andrew Lyos, Robert D. Griego. Southern Medical Journal. 89:10, 1996.
  • Superficial versus Deep: Options in Venous Drainage of the Radial Forearm Free Flap. David T. Netscher, Sanjay K. Sharma, Eugene L. Alford, John Thornby, and Neville Leibman. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 36:536, 1996.
  • Washington University in St. Louis—School of Medicine
  • 1990-91 Research Assistant, Department of Anesthesiology: Investigated the role of arachadonic acid in cellular signal transduction. Helped elucidate new model for depleting cell membranes of essential fatty acids.

Professional Presentations

  • Evaluation of Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma in Healing Skin Graft Donor Sites. Sanjay K. Sharma and Larry H. Hollier. Presented at the 2002 Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference in Seattle, Washington, March 2002.
  • Versatility of the Distally-based Sural Artery Fasciacutaneous Flap in the Management of Distal Third Lower Extremity Injuries. Larry H. Hollier, Michael J.A. Klebuc, Sanjay K. Sharma and Edward Babigumira. Submitted for abstract presentation to the American Association of Plastic Surgeons meeting in Seattle, Washington, May 2002.
  • Free Flap Reconstruction in Pediatric Cancer Patients. Sanjay K. Sharma, Avshalom Shalom, Howard N. Langstein, and David W. Chang. Presented at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting in Cancun, Mexico, January 2002.
  • Vascularized Bone Transfers for the Management of Allograft Non-union in Cancer Patients. Roy L.H. Ng, Sanjay K. Sharma, David W. Chang, Steven J. Kronowitz, Kristin L. Weber, Alan Yasko, and Michael J. Miller. Presented at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting in Cancun, Mexico, January 2002.
  • The Use of Transdermal Alar Suspensory Sutures in the Repair of the Cleft Nose Deformity. Sanjay K. Sharma and Samuel Stal. Accepted for abstract presentation to the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2001.
  • Pain Medication Use After TRAM and DIEP Flaps. Stephen Kroll, Sanjay Sharma, Michael Miller, Geoffrey Robb, Gregory Reece, Gregory Evans, Howard Langstein, and David Chang. Presented at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting in South Beach, Miami, Florida, January 2000.
  • Superficial versus Deep: Options in Venous Drainage of the Radial Forearm Free Flap. David T. Netscher, Sanjay K. Sharma, John Thornby, and Neville Liebman. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting in Tucson, AZ, July 1995.

Professional memberships

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Active Member
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Member
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society

Accreditations

  • Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery 2004
  • Certificate, Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery 2006
  • Recertified, ABPS Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery MOC Program, 2014
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2006
  • Licensed Physician, State of Texas, February 1998-present
  • Licensed Physician, State of Washington, May 2002-2004
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support trained, October 2005

Volunteer experience

  • Trained Emergency Medical Technician, 1991.
  • Volunteer St. Louis Emergency Medical Services, 1991-92.
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Class Officer 1993-94.
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Pre-clinical Resource Network counselor for underclassmen, 1995.

Awards received

  • 1996 Baylor College of Medicine, Outstanding Medical Student in Plastic Surgery.

Interests and activities

  • Travel, foreign cultures, outdoor recreational activities

 


OUR STAFF

Founded in 2003, SKS Plastic Surgery, PA is located in Austin, TX.
SKS Plastic Surgery, PA provides high-quality plastic, reconstructive, and hand surgery services.

In 2009, Dr. Sharma transitioned his practice to the Seton Family of Hospitals Brackenridge Campus to further develop Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery Services to 46 county region of Central Texas. With this, Dr. Sharma has taken a more leadership role in the development of clinical, education and research programs for Brackenridge Hospital and advancing the delivery of plastic and hand surgery care for all in central Texas.

Using the latest techniques proven to be safe, effective and innovative, Dr. Sharma strives to have the patient return to normal or near-normal activities in the shortest duration of time.

Dr. Sharma has published numerous articles in both plastic surgery and hand surgery, and has been invited to present research at national meetings across the United States. He often gives lectures to many groups, both informational and educational, on topics such as breast reconstruction, cosmetic surgery, hand surgery and trauma reconstruction.

If you are interested in having Dr. Sharma speak about a particular topic in plastic surgery or hand surgery call us at 877-977-3866 to arrange for a meeting to discuss your interests.

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