Anil Sharma, MD

Anil Sharma, MD

Anesthesiology in Wall Township, NJ


 (732) 345-1180

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Office Hours

Monday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

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Additional Locations


1967 State Route 34,
Bldg C,
Wall Township, NJ

655 Shrewsbury Ave,
Shrewsbury, NJ

1430 Hooper Ave,
Toms River, NJ

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About Dr. Sharma


Dr. Anil K Sharma is the founder and President of Spine & Pain Centers of New Jersey and New York.  He received his fellowship training in Pain Management at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Dr. Sharma has been consistently recognized for excellence throughout his career in medicine.  After graduating as Valedictorian of his class from MGM Medical College, he received the esteemed Robert Dripps Award for Best Resident at Monmouth Medical Center, where he continues today as Director of Pain Management.  Subsequently, Dr. Sharma was named Best Graduating Fellow at the Cleveland Clinic.  His elite status was confirmed by his rating as a “Top Doc” by New Jersey Monthly magazine every year since 2011 and he was profiled on the front cover in 2014. Castle Connolly also named him as the top doctor in NY metro area every year since 2014
Dr. Sharma specializes in the use of minimally invasive techniques to treat spinal disorders.  He has performed over 40,000 spinal procedures in his 27 years of clinical practice. His expertise ranges from diagnosing difficult and rare cases, to pinpointing the source of back, neck and other chronic pain conditions.   He is a leading practitioner of state-of-the- art techniques.  He has been on the faculty of several national and international spine meetings and has taught other pain physicians complex and difficult procedures.  He has also overseen numerous cadaver courses aimed at teaching new and innovative technologies for treating spinal disorders.
Dr. Sharma is a published author and experienced educator in spine care.  He has written chapters in textbooks and has recently published several review articles in major spine journals.  He recently published several clinical guidelines through the North American Spine Society.  Dr. Sharma is a very active member of North American Spine Society as well as International Spine Intervention Society and sits on several key committees.
Dr. Sharma is affiliated with most of the area’s major medical centers.  As testimony to his high level of devotion, compassion and competency, Dr. Sharma’s many patients include medical colleagues and their families, and countless referrals from current and former patients who have found relief of spinal pain through his care.

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Services Offered



Sciatica
Epidural steroid injection
Discography
Neck pain
Herniated disc
Leg pain
Neural stimulation
Epidural injections
Radiofrequency ablation
Facet syndrome
Botulinum toxin injections for headache
Spine arthritis
Diskogenic pain
Spine disorders
Interventional pain management
Musculoskeletal injuries
Evidence based spinal procedures

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Pain Medicine, 1994 - 1995

Monmouth Medical Center
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1991 - 1994

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Med Coll
Class of 1988

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Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine

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Medical Licenses

FL State Medical License
2018 - 2021

NY State Medical License
2017 - 2019

PA State Medical License
2002 - 2018

NJ State Medical License
1996 - 2019

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Work Experience

President
Spine and Pain
Wall Township, NJ
Board Certified Specialist in Minimal invasive treatment of spinal disorders, Rated Top Doc by NJ monthly and New york metro area castle connolly for 8 years.
1996 - Present

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Hospital Affiliations

Spine and Pain Centers of NJ and NY
Current Affiliation
Shrewsbury, NJ

Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch Campus
Current Affiliation
Long Branch, NJ

CentraState Healthcare System
Current Affiliation
Freehold, NJ

Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus
Current Affiliation
Lakewood, NJ

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Awards

Top Doctor NY metro area
Castle connoly, 2014-2019

NJ Monthly Top Doc
2012-2019

Best Graduating Fellow
Cleveland clinic foundation, 1995

Robert D. Dripps Award for Best Graduating Resident
Monmouth Medical Center, 1994

Valedictorian
MGM Medical College, 1987

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Professional Memberships

Spine Intervention Society - SIS
Standards Committee Member

North American Spine Society - NASS
Evidence-based clinical guideline committee member

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians - ASIPP
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Guideline summary review: an evidence-based clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of adult isthmic spondylolisthesis.
The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society
Kreiner, D. S., Kreiner, D. S., Baisden, J., Baisden, J., Mazanec, D. J., Mazanec, D. J., Patel, R. D., Patel, R. D., Bess, R. S., Bess, R. S., Burton, D., Burton, D., Chutkan, N. B., Chutkan, N. B., Cohen, B. A., Cohen, B. A., Crawford, C. H., Crawford, C. H., Ghiselli, G., Ghiselli, G., Hanna, A. S., Hanna, A. S., Hwang, S. W., Hwang, S. W., Kilincer, C., Kilincer, C., Myers, M. E., Myers, M. E., Park, P., Park, P., Rosolowski, K. A., Rosolowski, K. A., Sharma, A. K., Sharma, A. K., Taleghani, C. K., Taleghani, C. K., Trammell, T. R., Trammell, T. R., Vo, A. N., Vo, A. N., Williams, K. D., Williams, K. D.
9/7/2016

The Effectiveness and Risks of Fluoroscopically Guided Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections: A Systematic Review with Comprehensive Analysis of the Published Data.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.)
Sharma, A. K., Sharma, A. K., Vorobeychik, Y., Vorobeychik, Y., Wasserman, R., Wasserman, R., Jameson, J., Jameson, J., Moradian, M., Moradian, M., Duszynski, B., Duszynski, B., Kennedy, D. J., Kennedy, D. J.,
2/17/2017

Journal Article

An Evidence-based guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Isthemic Spondylolistheis”
Spine
Anil K Sharma

The Effectiveness and Risks of Fluoroscopically Guided Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections: A Systematic Review with Comprehensive Analysis of the Published Data “’
http://painmedicine.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/06/20/pm.pnw131.abstract
Anil K Sharma
6/2016

The Effectiveness and Risks of Non–Image-Guided Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections: A Systematic Review with Comprehensive Analysis of the Published Data”
http://painmedicine.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/06/10/pm.pnw091.abstract
Anil K Sharma
6/1/2016

Book Chapter

Symptom Oriented Pain Management
Anil K Sharma
1/1/2015

Practice Guidelines for “Spinal Diagnostic and Treatment Procedures
NIKOLAI BOGDUK
2014

Interventional Pain Management- a practical approach”
Anil K Sharma
2012

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Press Mentions



'Back' in Action
healthandlifemags.com · April 18, 2015
...en, after a difficult bout three years ago, a neurologist suggested he schedule an appointment with Anil K. Sharma, M.D., section chief of pain management at Monmouth Medical Center and a leader in utilizing minima...

Anil K. Sharma, MD
Castle Connolly