Dr. Shelly Sharma, MD

Dr. Shelly Sharma, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 33
(12)
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Dr. Shelly Sharma, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Lyndhurst, NJ. She is 33 years old and has been practicing for 3 years.Read her story

256 Stuyvesant Ave

Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
high
more than 83% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 83% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Sharma's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sharma "Shelly Sharma, MD is an Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist who is specialized in both anesthesia and pain medicine. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Drexel University in Philadelphia with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, she then received her medical degree from St. George's University. Dr. Sharma trained in anesthesiology at Rutger's New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. She then completed an interventional pain medicine fellowship at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Sharma has a multimodal approach to the treatment of chronic pain which including medication management to interventional therapies. Dr. Sharma's areas of clinical expertise include treatment of chronic neck and back pain, chronic headache/migraine, neuropathic pain and cancer pain. She performs a variety of interventional procedures such epidural steroid injections, facet injections, various joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, sympathetic blocks, peripheral nerve blocks and neuromodulation therapies. She is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologist and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain medicine."

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Chronic Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis-Associated Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Whiplash
  • Wrist Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuromodulation
  • Neurostimulation
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Drexel University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • St. George's University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Rutgers New Jersey School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • U NC Chapel Hill
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sharma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sharma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharma to family and friends
4.7
based on 12 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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 (10)

in Bloomfield,NJ |
Dr. Sharma is the world's best doctor. This Doctor is patient, compassionate and takes all the time needed to make sure that I understand all I need to know about my problem and treatment. Dr. Sharma is not intimidating but down to earth. If one needs a Dr., Dr. Sharma is the one.
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in Montclair, NJ 07042 |
Dr Sharma is one of the finest doctors that I've ever been to. Her kind and gentle manner sets you at ease as soon as you meet. She listens intently to her patients and takes all situations into consideration when she finalizes her recommendations for your health plan. Dr Sharma is one of the few...more
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Bloomfield, NJ |
I have seen Dr. Sharma on several occasions for back and shoulder pain and she is always very friendly and personable. Highly recommended.
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in Hasbrouck Heights, NY |
very easy to connect with, speaks in clear, concise and caring manner, well versed in her job expertise and very easy to talk with. Compassionate and seems to truly care about you, the patient. I feel confident she will find a solution to my pain issues and enhance my quality of life. Highly...more
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Dr. Sharma significantly reduced my chronic pain. I look forward to my days now instead of dreading getting out of bed and being forced to deal with my back issues. I have gained back hours of my day, compared to only being good for a few hours and then needing to sit with the heat pad for the rest...more
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Dr. Sharma accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans

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