Dr. Sharif earned his dual undergraduate degree with high honors in Biochemistry & Mathematics from University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his medical degree at New York Medical College in Vallhalla, New York. He attended University of Illinois College of Medicine and Metropolitan Group Hospitals in Chicago, Illinois for his internship and residency in General Surgery. He then went on to pursue his Fellowship training as a Surgical Oncologist at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He is one of the only Fellowship trained Surgical Oncologist in Tarrant County. His Current Leadership Administrative Commitments Include: 2015 - current Chief of Surgery, HCA Plaza Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX 2014 - current Cancer Liaison, Committee on Cancer, Harris Methodist Fort Worth, Tx 2013 - current Member, Cancer Care Committee, Arlington Memorial Hospital, Arlington, TX 2013 - current Physician Advisory Group, HCA North Texas Division, Forth Worth, TX 2011 - current Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, UNTHSC, Department of Surgery, Fort Worth, TX 2011 - current Member, GI Cancer Disease Site Team, Harris Methodist Hospital, Fort Worth, TX 2010 - current Member, Cancer Care Committee, Harris Methodist Hospital, Fort Worth, TX 2009 - current Member, Cancer Care Committee, Plaza Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX His Current Academic Organization Memberships Include: 2009 Tarrant County Medical Society, 2009 Texas Medical Association, 2009 Southwestern Surgical Congress, 2008 Society of Surgical Oncology, 2008 American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2005 Society for Surgery of Alimentary Tract, 2004 American Gastroenterological Association, 2003 American College of Surgeons, 2003 American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, 2001 American Medical Association Dr. Sharif is passionate about teaching. His role as the Chief of Surgery and an adjuvant clinical professor allows him to facilitate learning among his peers, residents, medical students and patients. His continuous hard work and dedicated passion for his profession has earned him prestigious on going awards/recognition from local, national and global committees. He is often invited by academic and patient advocate groups to deliver educational presentations. His personal quest for knowledge and expertise in surgical oncology has earned him respect within his peers and community at large. Dr. Sharif believes in balance of work and personal life. He is a sports enthusiast and is often seen shooting 'b-ball' on his off days. His other hobbies include traveling the globe and volunteering his resources for underserved communities.
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Dr. Sharif's Care Philosophy
Dr. Sharif's care motto is "Don't give up, don't ever give up!" There is hope....... He believes that comprehensive patient care with a personal touch is instrumental to manage, treat and manifest healing. In providing complete care he liaises with other physicians, pain management team, wound care team, nurses, nursing homes, social workers, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, spiritual care providers and patient care takers. His expertise, vast experience, and high standards, along with a multidimensional team approach has enabled him to continuously produce best patient centered outcomes.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharif to family and friends is 3.4 out of 5