Dr. Ram Sharma, MD

Dr. Ram Sharma, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
61 y/o
(18)

Accepting new patients

Born and grew up in India. Went o UK after Medical school in India and did Internal Medicine and Cardiology training. Came to Salt Lake city Utah at the end of 1994 where I did my internal medicine residency, cardiology fellowship and Heart transplant fellowship.Interventional cardiology fellowship at the University of Louisville. Served as assistant professor at University of Utah, University of Louisville and associate professor at East TN State University and clinical associate professor at Medical college of Augusta.

Cardiovascular Institute-Smyrna CV Center

300 Stonecrest Blvd Ste 350

Smyrna, TN 37167
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • WellCare

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Care Philosophy

Provide comprehensive cardiac care.  The focus is improving the overall health of patients and not just the heart.
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Dr. Sharma's Experience

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Dr. Sharma's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
  • Board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Vascular Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Jn Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • U Utah and Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sharma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sharma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharma to family and friends
4.7
based on 18 total reviews (9 with comments)
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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in Smyrna |
Dr. Sharma helped save my life last weekend!
in TN |
Excellent Dr! Him and his staff are always friendly and welcoming!
in Smyrna, TN |
I adore Dr Sharma. He is very attentive, patient, knowledgeable and understanding. He will explain things to where you can understand them. He takes his time during appointments and will answer your questions or find the answer. I would feel very confident referring him to anyone.
in Smyrna, TN |
He's straight forward.. i love that .. He's trustworthy and honest to you .. listen to him i know i did snd my life turned around. His staff makes you feel comfortable. And they smile.
I had a blockag5 on the left side of my heart. Dr Sharma and his staff was first class act across the board. We got things straightened out with medication and an adjustment to a few I was taking. Everything has been great since. Great, knowledgeable, professionals.
in Nashville, TN |
I had a heart attack in January of 2016, and Dr. Sharma has truly taken care of me. Great support at all times. I would recommend him to any and all that ask for a cardiologist
in Smyrna, TN |
He's a great dr I feel he has saved my life I listen to him ask questions and he talks to you straight to the point. I like that I'm 66 and wanna live a long time Ido as he says take my med and now have joined a gym for exercise. Since my first surgery in Jan I feel good and highly recommend him . Thank you
in Nashville, TN |
Great, very kind, tell you like it is, is understanding and cares about his patients.
in La Vergne, TN |
he was excellent with my brother that had multiple problems
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Dr. Sharma accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • WellCare

Hospitals where Dr. Sharma has admitting privileges

Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center
200 Stonecrest Blvd
Smyrna, TN 37167
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