Dr. Ashwini D. Sharan, MD

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Dr. Ashwini D. Sharan, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals 909 Walnut St Fl 2, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Get Directions
(215) 955-7000

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Dr. Sharan specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Philadelphia, PA. He practices at 2 locations.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharan to family and friends
4.6
based on 43 total surveys (13 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Sharan
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Sharan's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (33)
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in Morrisville, PA |
I am 60 years old with Spina bifida. I have been in ever worsening pain for the past six years. I saw neurosurgeons at Rothman, The Hospital for Special Services, Penn, they had no suggestions besides pain management and therapy. Dr. SHARAN immediately suggested stabilization surgery, as my L 4 was at a 45 degree angle to and half way off my L 5. Now my spine is stable, no one else would even discuss it.
in Mohrsville, PA |
OUTSTANDING!!!! Loves his job and his patients! Excellent staff!
in Norristown, PA |
Dr Sharan has always placed my health and well being above all else. He has never shied away from accepting the highest of risk procedures on my spine when other big name surgeons were hesitant to do for various reasons. He truly cares how I am making out well after a procedure and always wants to know if there is something that could have been done to make my quality of life better. I have had 20 spine surgeries due to various reasons and Dr Sharan is the only Doctor I will ever use.
in Coatesville, PA |
I have been with Dr. Sharan since 2002 and have had several surgeries for my spinal cord stimulator. I can only speak of a wonderful doctor whom I have put my trust and faith in. He answers all of my questions in a manner that is understandable and has a personality that makes the patient trust in him. The staff has always been equally as professional and willing to assist the patients and will go out of their way.
in Coatesville, PA |
Dr Sharan takes the time to answer all qanx explains everything completely. He has a good bedside manner but will always be hurrying as he is trying to by thorough with all. He has become a friend as well as my doctor and is concerned with all areas of my health not just my back. He will send me to another doctor even in his area to make sure I get the best care. I feel he is a great neurosurgeon and I have seen many!!!!
in Berkely Township, NJ |
Trustworthy, humorous, patient, candid, knowledgeable and inspired. I highly recommend Dr. Sharan. My 1st surgery was for removal of a previous poorly placed, non-functional spinal cord stimulator, replaced with a new smaller unit implanted in the lower abdominal area. Prior to this I was unable to walk around the block & 7 months later am now walking up to a mile (conditions permitting). My next surgery will be in the cervical spine with a 2 level removal and fusion.
in Devon, PA |
He saved my life and took care of me like I was his father!
in Limerick , PA |
Had a great experience with Dr. Sharan and his staff. I felt that Dr. Sharan was informative, up front, and communicated well. His bed side manner put me at ease and instilled trust.
Cervical Fusion; If you are unsure if it is the right time for a fusion, Dr. Sharan is not overly aggressive and on the other hand doesn't hesitate when it is time for surgery. He has an upfront and honest bedside manner. If he feels another procedure would benefit the patient he doesn't hesitate with a recommendation.
in Somerdale,nj |
Excellent Bedside manner,informative overall an excellent human being
in Philadelphia, PA |
Very professional and caring. Takes his time to explain your condition
in Mount Laurel, NJ |
Dr Sharan was excellent in every way... patient, informative, intelligent, calming and the perfect combination of doctor and understanding human being! My results were wonderful as a result. he explained the surgery and post op situation so I was well prepared for what was to come. I would and have already highly recommended him to others with similar back issues! Teresita was also a fantastic resource and helped me so much in my recovery.
in Lansdale, PADelra, Nj |
Exceptional, I wouldn't trust my spine, neck and legs to anyone else. Speaks to you like family. No question is a bad question, never refused to answer the same question over again, until you fully understood it.
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Headache
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Adult Epilepsy Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Laser Ablation
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spine Surgery

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University
    University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic
  • Undergraduate School
    Boston University School Of Med/Boston Med Ctr

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Sharan's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Sharan

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients