Dr. Taral Sharma, MD

Dr. Taral Sharma, MD

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Age 37
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Dr. Taral Sharma, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Simpsonville, SC and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Government Medical College Rajkot in 2005 and specializes in psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, and more.

20 Powderhorn Rd

Simpsonville, SC 29681

Contact Information

(864) 963-3421

Insurance Accepted

  • Self Pay

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Schizoaffective Disorder
normal
more than 71% of peers
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
normal
more than 71% of peers
Psychiatric Evaluation
normal
more than 67% of peers

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10  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Administrative Psychiatry
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychoanalysis
  • Behavioral Neurological Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalysis

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

198  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication
  • Acute Insomnia
  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
  • Age-Related Cognitive Decline
  • AIDS Dementia Complex
  • Alcohol Poisoning
  • Alcohol Related Disorders
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Paranoia
  • Alcohol-Induced Pseudo-Cushing's Syndrome
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alzheimer Disease Familial 3 - Spastic Paraparesis - Apraxia
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Early-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease Without Neurofibrillary Tangles
  • Ambien Withdrawal
  • Amphetamine Abuse
  • Amphetamine Withdrawal
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Parkinsonism - Dementia Complex
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Ativan Withdrawal
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Hyperactive Impulsive Type
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Predominantly Inattentive Type
  • Attention Problems
  • Autism
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Barbiturate Abuse
  • Bedwetting
  • Behavioral Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Benzodiazepine Abuse
  • Benzodiazepine Poisoning
  • Binswanger's Dementia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Bipolar IV Disorder
  • Bipolar V Disorder
  • Bipolar VI Disorder
  • Borderline Intellectual Functioning
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Childhood-Onset Bipolar Disorder
  • Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cocaine Poisoning
  • Cocaine Withdrawal
  • Codeine Withdrawal
  • Cognitive Delay
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Crack Withdrawal
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Deafness - Opticoacoustic Nerve Atrophy - Dementia
  • Delusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Dementia - Parkinsonian
  • Dementia, Familial British
  • Dementia, Familial Danish
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative Amnesia
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative Fugue
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Down Syndrome Associated Alzheimer's Disease
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug Withdrawal
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Dysphasic Dementia, Hereditary
  • Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease With Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
  • Ecstasy Abuse
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Familial Alzheimer Disease 3 - Spastic Paraparesis - Unusual Plaques
  • Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Fear of Phobias
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Hallucinations
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Hypnagogic Hallucinations
  • Hypnotic Dependence
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impaired Cognition
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Late-Life Bipolar
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Dependence
  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Poisoning
  • Major Affective Disorder 1
  • Major Affective Disorder 2
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Episode
  • Marijuana Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Maternal Marijuana Use
  • Mental Retardation - Epilepsy
  • Methadone Overdose
  • Methamphetamine Withdrawal
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Mixed-State Bipolar Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Neurosis
  • Nicotine Addiction
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Opioid Poisoning
  • Opioid Toxicity
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Opium Addiction
  • Opium Overdose
  • Opium Withdrawal
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Pain Disorder
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
  • Panic Disorder Without Agorapobia
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Pediatric Attention Deficit (ADD)
  • Persistent Anxiety
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phencyclidine Abuse
  • Phencyclidine Dependence
  • Phobia
  • Physical Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychic Simple Partial Seizure
  • Psychogenic Cough
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Psychological Addiction
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Psychophobia
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotropic Agent-Induced Liver Damage - Benzodiazepine
  • Right Parietal Lobe Syndrome-Related Alzheimer's Disease
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophrenia - Mental Retardation - Deafness - Retinitis
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Sedative Abuse
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Self-Induced Water Intoxication and Schizophrenic Disorders Syndrome
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Severe Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Social Phobia
  • Somatic Pain
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Dependence
  • Substance Induced Delirium
  • Substance Intoxication
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Substance Withdrawal
  • Substance Withdrawal Delirium
  • Substance-Induced Disorders
  • Substance-Induced Mood Disorders
  • Tactile Hallucinations
  • Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder
  • Visual Hallucinations
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21  Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Investigational Medication for Memory Loss
  • Medication Management
  • Mental Status Examination
  • Opioid Antagonist Therapy
  • Opioid Substitution Therapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Smoking Cessation Treatment

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Other
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Government Medical College Rajkot
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Fellowship In Clinical Trials Management, American Society Of Clinical Psychopharmacology
    Other Education | Completed 2011
  • Masters Of Business Administration-Healthcare Management From University Of Findlay School Of Business, Findlay Ohio
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sharma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sharma's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharma to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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
Dr. Sharma Says:
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Palmetto Psychiatry Associates is dedicated to the concept of patient-centered care incorporating individual patient desires, respect for the patient, transparency and choice in treatment, comfort, and dignity. Within this framework, our clinicians also focus on building integrated, shared, and collaborative treatment partnerships with local primary care physicians, specialty physicians, and behavioral

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Patient Comments (4)

Wonderful doctor with good bedside manner. Takes his time in treating his patients and doesn't spend all time looking at the computer.
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Good psychiatrist...probably the best in the upstate
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Excellent psychiatrist. Good bedside manners.
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Excellent physician. Rare to find a good psychiatrist in the Upstate. Glad we have Dr. Sharma in Anderson!!!
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