Dr. Charles Sharp Jr, MD

Dr. Charles Sharp Jr, MD

Endocrinology & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
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Dr. Charles Sharp Jr, MD is an endocrinology & metabolism doctor who practices in Pasadena, CA. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.Read his story

625 S Fair Oaks Ave Ste 400

Pasadena, CA 91105

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 99% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Sharp Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sharp Jr " Charles F. Sharp, Jr., M.D. Chief, Section of Endocrinology Huntington Memorial Hospital Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine Keck School of Medicine of USC Dr. Sharp is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the University of Miami School of Medicine. He completed postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Rancho Los Amigos/USC, then a research fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center. Dr. Sharp's residency training was interrupted in 1972 for two years of service in the United States Army Medical Corps. He was stationed at Can Tho Army Airfield, Republic of Vietnam from September 1972 through February 1973; then reassigned to My Tho following cessation of hostilities as part of the Joint Military Commission. He returned to the United States later that year and completed his military obligation at Fort McArthur, San Pedro, California. Dr Sharp was on the full time teaching faculty of the University of Southern California School of Medicine until he joined the academic faculty of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Huntington Memorial Hospital in 1989. He rejoined USC in April 2015. Dr. Sharp is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the disciplines of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Geriatric Medicine 1990-2010.). He is a member of the Endocrine Society, the American College of Physicians, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, the American College of Clinical Nutrition, and the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. In addition to his academic duties, Dr. Sharp was the Director of the Center for Metabolic Bone Disease and Endocrinology in Pasadena, California, where he maintained his private practice until his transition to USC in 2014. He was President of the Medical Staff of Huntington Memorial Hospital 2009-2011. Dr. Sharp was awarded the first Emeritus Professorship in Medicine at Huntington Memorial Hospital, and continues to be a member of the teaching faculty in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Huntington Hospital. . "


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  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sharp Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sharp Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharp Jr to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sharp Jr's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Sharp has his patients best interest at heart. He takes his time to listen and is extremely knowledgeable. I felt like he truly cared about me and took the time to listen to me . After 20 years of illness, multiple surgeries, hospitalizations, Dr. sharp was able to piece it togerther and...more
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Very professional. Takes the time with you to make sure you understand the results of the tests. Explains in a language you can understand. Never feel rushed in his office.
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in Alhambra, CA |
He is simply the best dr in the area of Endocrinology
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Dr. Sharp Jr accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Pathway X Direct Access PPO
    Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
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  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Basic Exclusive PPO for Small Business
    Basic PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sharp Jr has admitting privileges

Huntington Memorial Hospital
100 W California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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