Dr. Baljit Sharma, MD

Dr. Baljit Sharma, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
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Age 63
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Dr. Baljit Sharma, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Yakima, WA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Armed Forces Med Coll, Poona U in 1977 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

602 N 39th Ave Ste 200

Yakima, WA 98902

Contact Information

(509) 452-0279

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)

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Dr. Sharma's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharma treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Sharma treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharma treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Sharma treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharma performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Sharma performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Dr. Sharma's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Baljit Sharma, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Yakima, WA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Armed Forces Med Coll, Poona U in 1977 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital
  • 1993
    SUNY
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    Beth Israel Medical Center-Petrie Campus
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Mt Sinai-Beth Israel Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    St Lukes Episcopal Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1986
    Sree Chitra Tirunal Inst For Med Scis & Tech
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1983
    Pune Chest Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1981
    Armed Forces Med Coll
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    Christian Med Coll
    Residency Hospital
    1980
  • 1978
    Military Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Armed Forces Med Coll, Poona U
    Medical School
    1977

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Dr. Sharma's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sharma

4.6

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Dr. Sharma is very professional and compassionate. He performed by Aortic valve replacement surgery in 10/2013 and I have had no complications. He is an awesome surgeon.
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