Dr Amit Kumar Sharma

Brain And Spine
Spine Surgery
MS (orth), DNB (orth) Clinical Fellow-Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery (USA) Clinical Fellow- Adult Spine & Deformity Surgery (USA) Clinical Fellow-Adu lt Reconstruction Surgery (USA)
20 years
022 61784444

Medical School: MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Medical College. (University of Rajasthan) Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Internship: Sawai Man Singh Medical College and Attached Group of Hospitals. Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Dec  1999-Dec 2000

Medical Officer:  .  Primary Health Center. Jaulka, Washim, Maharashtra , India. Apr 2001-Jan 2002

Residency: MS-(Master of Surgery-Orthopedics) Seth GS Medical College & King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital. (University of Mumbai)Mumbai, Maharashtra , India.

Boards:  DNB (Diplomate of National Board-Orthopedics) (National Board of Examinations). New Delhi, India.

Senior Registrar: Seth GS Medical College & King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, (University of Mumbai). Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Assistant Medical Officer: King Edwa,rd Memorial Memorial (KEM) Hospital. Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

USMLE: (0-693-266-9)

Step 1 (99 percentile)

Step 2-CK (93 percentile)

Step 2-CS

ECFMG Certification

Step 3

Clinical Fellow: Pediatric Spine and Orthopedics Children’s Hospital  (Louisiana State University) New Orleans, LA, USA

Clinical Fellow: Spine and Scoliosis Hospital for Special Surgery (Cornell University)New York, NY, USA

Clinical Fellow: Adult Joint .Reconstruction. (University of Minnesota) Minneapol is, MN, USA

Visiting Fellow Professor Dr. Jurgen Harms’ Center for Spine Surgery SRH Klinikum, Guttmannstrasse 1 Karlsbad, Germany

  • Distinction in Anatomy
  • Ranked 9th in All India Post-Graduate Entrance Examination  (AIPGEE)-2001
  • Ranked 3rd in MS examination (Mumbai University) -2005
  • Recipient of Global Outreach Scholarship of Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)-2007
  • Mullaji A, Kanna R, Marawar S, Kohli A, Sharma A: Comparison of limb and component alignment using computerassisted navigation versus image intensifier-guided conventional total knee arthroplasty: A prospecti ve, randomi zed, 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 AB, 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 MR , 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 AK, Marawar SV, Kohli AF: 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 AK, Gonzales JA. Scoliosis in a case of Schinzel-Giedion syndrome. HSS J. 2009 Sep;5(2):120-2.
  • Mullaji AB, Sharma AK, Marawar SV, Kohli AF, Singh DP. Distal femoral rotational axes in Indian knees J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2009 Aug;l 7_(2):166-9.
  • Mullaji A, Shetty GM, 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 adlts.Skeletal Radio!. 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.el 1-5.
  • 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 withoot 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 Re/at Res. 2011 Jan;469(1) :48-54.
  • Kepler CK, Sharma AK, Huang RC.Lateral Transpsoas Interbody Fusion (LTIF) With Plate Fixation and Unilateral Pedicle Scre\\’.s: A Prel iminary 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 Re/at 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 0, 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 stemotomy: – 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 Fu.sion (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 wi th 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? Anal ysis 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 Communi ty 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 (JCS) 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. Cervicaf 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 Af ter 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 OrtJtopedic  Surgeons  (AAOS)  Annual  Meeting  2011. San Diego, CA-Feb 2011 (accepted).

Book Chapters :

  • Mohanty SS, Acharya S, Sharma AK.·Congenital deformities of the knee. Textbook of Orthopedics and Trauma. Jaypee Brothers. 2008. pp 2977-2979.
  • Sharma AK, Arun B fylullaj i AB, Correction of valgus deformity during total knee arthroplasty. Textbook of Orthopedics and Trauma. Jaypee Brothers. 2008. pp 3798-3802.