Dr. Kavita Sharma, MD

Dr. Kavita Sharma, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kavita Sharma, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 42 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Read her story

36 W 44th St Ste 401

New York, NY 10036

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Tension Headache
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more than 40% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
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more than 18% of peers
Upper Back Pain
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more than 18% of peers

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Dr. Sharma's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sharma "Dr. Sharma treats all types of spine and sports injuries. She uses a multidisciplinary approach to treat her patients. This approach includes both interventional and non-interventional therapies that consider a wide range of treatment options such as physical therapy, alternative treatments and procedures. She has treated many patients in private practice in Manhattan and is also a former assistant clinical professor in the departments of Anesthesiology and Family Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition, she has presented at various conferences such as American Pain Society and North American Neuromodulation Society. She is trained in and has experience with interventional therapies including but not limited to sacroiliac joint injections, interlaminar, transforaminal and caudal epidural steroid injections, intra-articular facet joint injections, peripheral Joint injections, medial branch blocks and radiofrequency ablation. Dr. Sharma completed her interventional Pain Management fellowship at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. She completed her residency in family medicine from The University of Pennsylvania. She is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in pain management and by the American Board of Family Medicine."

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
22

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • Saba University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sharma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sharma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharma to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Sharma's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in ALEXANDRIA , VA |
Very nice doctors listens to the patient and give them time, not like other doctors in a rush which makes the patient happy and comfortable
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Dr. Sharma accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
    Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sharma has admitting privileges

Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl
New York, NY 10029
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