Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Hindi
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.2020
Desk:
216.445.4904
Fax:
216.445.2226

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Drug Trials
  • Clinical Trials
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Epiretinal Membrane Surgery
  • Fluorescein Angiography
  • Intravitreal Injections For Retinal Disease
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • Laser For Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Laser Retinal Surgery
  • Laser Treatment Of Retinal Disease
  • Lens Implant
  • Lens-sparing Vitrectomy
  • Macular Degeneration Evaluations
  • Management Of Age Related Macular Degeneration (Amd)
  • Microincision Vitrectomy Surgery
  • New Experimental Treatment Technologies
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Outpatient Consultation For Diseases Of The Retina
  • Outpatient Eye Surgery
  • Pars Plana Vitrectomy
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Scleral Buckle
  • Surgical And Medical Treatment Of The Retina
  • Sutureless (Small Gauge) Retinal Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
View all 28 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acquired Vitreoretinal Diseases
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aging and Your Eyes
  • Behcet's Disease
  • Choroiditis
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diseases of the Retina
  • Diseases of the Vitreous
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Inflammations
  • Eye Injuries
  • Floaters And Flashes
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hla B27 Associated Uveitis
  • Infectious & Inflamatory Diseases of the Retina
  • Infectious Diseases of the Retina
  • Lens Dislocation
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Monitoring Drug/ocular Toxicity
  • Ocular Inflammatory Diseases
  • Ocular Injuries
  • Ocular Manifestations Of Aids
  • Ocular Sarcoidosis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Retinal Degenerations
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Pigment Epithelium-Choroid Complex
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Susac's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Retinal Detachment
  • Tuberculosis
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitritis
  • Vogt Koyanagi Harada Syndrome
View all 43 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2016

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Moorfields Eye Hospital
Uveitis
London,
2016

Fellowship - Duke University Hospital
Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery
Durham, NC USA
2015

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Ophthalmology
Cleveland, OH USA
2013

Internship - Henry Ford Hospital
Transitional
Detroit, MI USA
2010

Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2009

Undergraduate - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD USA
2004

Fellowship - Duke University Eye Center
Durham, NC USA

Medical School - Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Awards & Honors

  • Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Award 2014
  • Heed Fellowship Award 2014
  • Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology Travel Grant 2014
  • Cole Eye Resident Research Award 2011 and 2013
  • Cleveland Clinic Research Grant 2008
  • Cleveland Clinic International Education Grant 2008
  • Johns Hopkins University General and Departmental Honors 2004
  • Howard Hughes Research Fellow 2003
Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/4/2017, Dr. Sharma has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

197 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

13 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2017

Dr. Sharma has always been very thorough with his explanations and always responds when I message him. I don't call unless there is an emergency but I do message frequently and he always gets back to me. He is a very good communicator and took very good care of me from the start of this issue. from figuring out what it was (1st few months) to the ongoing treatment and coordination with the other specialists. He is very good I am lucky that ended up with him last November.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2017

Excellent experience. Very efficient, highly competent and thorough physician with superb bedside manners. Keep up the great work! Thank you.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2017

They took time, unlike most family doctors, they were truly concerned and answered any questions I might have.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2017

Coverage of options and treatment was complete ad understandable.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2017

Dr. Sharma is Heaven sent!!!! What an exceptional physician & I am so glad to be placed in his care. They don't come any better. Outstanding doctor & human, we are blessed to have him. I am grateful to him for my eyesight. Mary Tallon

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2017

I like and respect Dr. Sharma.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2017

Dr. Sharma is very thorough. He takes time to ensure that I understand my medical condition.

Reviewed on May 16, 2017

Very happy with Dr. Sharma.

Reviewed on May 9, 2017

Doctor was very good

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2017

We came to Dr. Sharma because he is a _____ specialist. He knows my daughter's health condition and all details and he is very thorough and caring at each visit. he is our LIFE SAVER!!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2017

Dr. Sharma is very knowledgeable but not overly compassionate. My condition, vitreous floaters, is one for which he does not advise treatment, which I understand, but I would have appreciated a more sympathetic approach.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2017

The doctor could talk a little more and share information without my having to ask. otherwise, he is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2016

Dr. Sharma provides excellent care. He actively listens to my concerns and questions. He patiently provides explanations and reassurance.

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