Dr. Akanksha Sharma, MD

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Dr. Akanksha Sharma, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sharma to book an appointment.

Dr. Sharma

Providence Saint John's Medical Center

2121 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90404
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Sharma was kind, smart consistent with me. She was patient and listen to my fears and concerns. The was very careful. My lumbar puncture was excellent based on her.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Cheryl mcmichael – Sep 09, 2021
Amazing doctor!
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Jul 22, 2021
Definitely!! we would recommend Dr. Sharma to everyone. We consider our selves so blessed to have her working with us in these difficult and trouble times. She doesn’t treat us like a number and she never is in a rush to move on to other patients she always cares for each of us. A true blessing
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Ana Rhoads – Jun 10, 2021
Compassionate, caring, professional and extremely smart . We love her!!!!
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Nina Heard – May 20, 2021

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About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to work together with the patient and their family and support them through their journey. We focus on the best treatment options that are customized...Read more

Biography

Akanksha Sharma, MD, is board certified in neurology, neuro-oncology and palliative medicine. She is experienced in the treatment of primary/metastatic...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Neurology

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Akanksha Sharma, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Sharma frequently treats Head CT Scan, Dementia or Depression Screening, and Wada Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sharma treats.

Where is Dr. Akanksha Sharma, MD's office located?

Dr. Sharma's office is located at 2121 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Akanksha Sharma, MD speak?

Dr. Sharma speaks Hindi and English. View profile to see all.

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Dr. Sharma has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sharma's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Head CT Scan
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharma performs Head CT Scan more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Sharma performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dementia or Depression Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharma performs Dementia or Depression Screening more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Sharma performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Wada Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharma performs Wada Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Sharma performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Sharma's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Cancer Treatment-Related Pain
  • Cancer-Related Conditions
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glioblastoma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
  • Head CT Scan
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Home Sleep Study
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Meningitis
  • Metastatic Tumor
  • Migraine
  • Neurofibrosarcoma
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Sudoscan
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wada Test

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(310) 829-8265

Dr. Sharma accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Locations

Practice

Providence Saint John's Medical Center2121 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90404
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Center for Healthy Aging2125 Arizona Ave Santa Monica, CA 90404
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Pacific Neuroscience Institute2125 Arizona Ave Santa Monica, CA 90404
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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