Dr. Sunil Sharma, MD

Dr. Sunil Sharma, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(34)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sunil Sharma, MD is a general surgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Mgm Med Coll-My Hosp in 1989 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

8825 Perimeter Park Blvd Ste 101

Jacksonville, FL 32216

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sharma "Our practice strives to provide care to each patient with utmost respect, honesty and dignity. We allow each patient to retain their own individuality and voice, concerning their treatment program. We work with the patient to assist in meeting their individual health goals. Minimal invasive surgery and weight loss surgery are our specialty interest. We provide all established types of weight loss surgery in the least invasive way. We believe in Innovations and advances in the surgical field without compromising the safety of the patient. This philosophy has resulted in developing and pioneering many new procedures and with least invasive approaches. We are one of the few centers in the country to offer single incision approach to all form of bariatric surgeries including gastric bypasses.  We also perform laparoscopic surgery for conditions like hernia, gallbladder disease, acid reflux disease, colon resection and many other abdominal conditions."

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
15

Conditions Treated

24

Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Holkar College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Mgm Med Coll-My Hosp
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Monmouth Med Ctr-Hahnemann U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Monmouth Med Ctr-Hahnemann U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The Sills Award – To the surgical resident who has distinguished himself or herself as a teacher to the fellow resident and students, 2002
  • Obesity society of India – Honorary membership and special recognition for contribution to the field of bariatric surgery, 2011
  • SLS Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award – Nominated to SLS for 2001 – 2002.,
  • The Sills Award – To the surgical resident who has distinguished himself or herself as a teacher to the fellow resident and students, 2001
  • American College of Surgeons award for best clinical paper, 2001
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
4.7
based on 34 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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 (6)

I had the surgery in August and can't believe how much weight has come off, not only did Dr. Sharma did a fantastic job but I felt hardly no pain after surgery and even after going home. I can't wait until I get to the weight I should be at. Thank you Dr Sharma and I will recommend you to all my...more
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I had RNY gastric bypass by another MD and had problems for almost a year. In the first visit he told me more than my surgeon did in a year. I required a revision done a week ago and never realized I could feel this good. For the first time I can eat without pain. I have to remind myself it has...more
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My wife was in pain for a year. The surgeon who performed her first bariatric surgery really messed it up. What should have been 5 hour surgery was done in 2 hours. Dr. Sharma thoroughly explained every thing two me. She has been out of surgery for one week and is 95 percent pain free. She never...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Sharma since mid February. I followed all of his recommendations in order to be approved for the Sleeve Gastrectomy. I was approved and had my procedure mid June. I am only 3 weeks post-op and I can not begin to explain how much better I feel already. Dr. Sharma is...more
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The obese may know the anxiety at a bariatric surgery consult. Add knowledge as a dietitian to my consult with Dr. Sharma and the anxiety was over the top. Remarkably, Dr. Sharma lifted the tension by walking in calmly well dressed introducing himself softly and having a seat next to me -- at a...more
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