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Dr. Pranati Sharma

Consultant

Department

Neurosurgery

Qualification

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Neurosurgery), FACS

Dr. Pranati Sharma is amongst the few women neurosurgeons in India, spearheading the cause of surgical advancements with holistic approach in Neurological and Spine surgery. She has been trained in the latest neurosurgical techniques and has experience in managing several break-through cases with unparalleled results. Her experience stems from being mentored and trained at internationally recognised centres of excellence in Neurosciences, including Mie University, Japan where she was trained in Neuro-oncology and Neuro-vascular surgery and was awarded a Clinical Fellowship. Prior to joining Amrita Hospitals, Faridabad, Dr. Sharma has served as faculty at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh and at Max Superspeciality Hospitals, Delhi.

Dr. Sharma is also the first and the only female Neurosurgeon from India to have been conferred the prestigious Fellowship of American College of Surgeons (FACS) in 2021. She is an avid researcher with several publications to her name in National and International Journals and Textbooks. She is also a Reviewer for several International Peer-Reviewed Journals and takes an active interest in teaching and mentoring young neurosurgeons worldwide. Dr. Sharma is an excellent medical illustrator and has contributed several of her illustrations to various reputed textbooks for training of medical students, encompassing multiple surgical specialities, with the most recent being for Oxford University Press. Her primary areas of interest and research include Neuro-oncology and Neuro-vascular surgery. Owing to her global education and training, she is fluent in multiple international languages which has helped her to communicate with ease, lay all apprehensions to rest and establish a personal connect while treating patients from various countries across the globe.

  • MBBS
  • MS (General Surgery)
  • MCh (Neurosurgery)
  • FACS
  • Neurooncology
  • Traumatic brain and spinal injuries
  • General Neurosurgery
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Former Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh
  • Clinical Fellowship in Neurosurgery from Mie University, Japan
  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support)
  • Member of Neurological Society of India (NSI)
  • Member of Neurological Surgeons Society of India (NSSI)
  • Member of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Awarded prize for Paper presented at 31st Annual Conference of Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery 2020; Kolkata -“Pediatric Spinal Tumors – A 6-Year Single Institutional Retrospective Review From Central India."
  • Recipient of Short Term Studentship by Indian Council of Medical Research— August 2009 - October 2009- “Cognitive Deficits, Psychological Symptoms And Quality Of Life In Elderly With Metabolic Syndrome”
Year Position Organization
2018 Clinical Fellow Department of Neurosurgery at Mie University, Japan
2021 Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh
2022 Associate Consultant, Neurosurgery Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj, Delhi

    Journal Publications

  1. Sharma P, Rege SV, Jain N (2021) Lessons Learnt in Health Management: Pediatric Spinal Tumors – A 6-year Retrospective Review from Central India. Journal of Health Management. doi:10.1177/09720634211050464
  2. Sharma P, Agrawal A (2021) Does Modern Research Validate The Ancient Wisdom Of Gut Flora And Brain Connection? A Literature Review Of Gut Dysbiosis In Neurological And Neurosurgical Disorders Over The Last Decade. Neurosurgical Review. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10143-021-01516-2
  3. Sharma P, Rege SV (2020) From Geometry to Penetrating Head Injury. New Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 9(2).
  4. Sharma P, Rege SV (2019) Cerebral Hyper perfusion Syndrome After Chronic SDH. World Neurosurgery. 126, 649. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.02.116
  5. Sharma P, Agrawal A (2018) Letter to the Editor regarding: “A novel approach to improving the interpretation of CT brain in trauma”. Injury. 49(11), 2093-2094. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2018.09.002
  6. Sharma P, Agarwal A, Patel AH, Shah JK, Champaneri H. (2016) Management of Cases of Blunt Trauma Abdomen at the Peripheral Health Care Facility Level—A Suggested Protocol. Journal of Health Management, 18(1), 182–187. doi: 10.1177/0972063415625529
  7. Agarwal A, Sharma P (2015) A Case Review of Benign Splenic Cyst. Indian Journal of Applied Research. Dec, 5(12), 32-34
  8. Textbook Chapter

  9. Agrawal A, Agrawal PS (2019) IAP Textbook of Pediatric Neurology. 2nd Ed. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Chapter 25: Approach to Management of Status Epilepticus; 254-264.
  10. Medical Illustrations

  11. Chapter on “Surgical access to the abdomen”, Gastrointestinal Surgery Library Volume 6, Oxford University Press, 2022 (In production)
  12. Abstract Publications

  13. Sharma P, Agrawal A (2018) Dysphagia-A Diagnostic Challenge at Rural Healthcare Facility. In: Proceedings of Korean Digestive Disease Week; KDDW 2018. Gut and Liver; 12(6):176
  14. Sharma P, Agrawal A (2018) A suggested protocol for management of blunt trauma abdomen at peripheral health‐care facility level. In Proceedings: Asian Pacific Digestive Week; APDW 2018. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 33: 557-565.
  15. Agrawal A, Agrawal A, Agrawal PS (2018) A Comparative Study to Evaluate the Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasonography in Combination with Biochemical Markers and Current Clinical Scoring Systems in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis. In: Proceedings of Korean Digestive Disease Week. KDDW 2018. Gut and Liver; 12(6): 174.
  16. Paper Presentation

  17. 31st Annual Conference of Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery 2020; Kolkata, India- “Pediatric Spinal Tumors – A 6-Year Single Institutional Retrospective Review From Central India"
  18. Poster Presentation — 27th Annual Conference of Neurotrauma Society of India 2018; Lucknow, India- “From Geometry to Penetrating Head Injury”
  19. Poster Presentation — 2nd Korean Digestive Disease Week 2018; Seoul, South Korea- “Dysphagia -A diagnostic challenge at rural healthcare facility”
  20. Poster Presentation — Asian Pacific Digestive Disease Week 2018; Seoul, South Korea- “A Suggested Protocol for Management of Blunt Trauma Abdomen at Peripheral Health Care Facility Level”
  21. Paper Presentation — National Conference of Indian Medical Association (IMA NATCON) 2014; Ahmedabad, India- “Medical Expulsion Therapy With Tamsulosin In Lower Ureteric Calculi"
  22. Poster Presentation — National Conference of Indian Medical Association (IMA NATCON) 2014; Ahmedabad, India- “A Study Of Various Modalities Of Management Of Diabetic Foot”