Dr. Taral Sharma, MD


Psychiatry | Male

Palmetto Psychiatry Associates 2315 N Main St Ste 221B Anderson, SC 29621 Get Directions
Dr. Taral Sharma, MD
Dr. Taral Sharma, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Anderson, SC. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Sharma is affiliated with Greenville Memorial Hospital.

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Private Practice2315 N Main St Ste 221B
Anderson, SC 29621
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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,...

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Atlanta, GA |
Wonderful doctor with good bedside manner. Takes his time in treating his patients and doesn't spend all time looking at the computer.
Memphis, TN |
Good psychiatrist...probably the best in the upstate
in Anderson, SC |
Excellent psychiatrist. Good bedside manners.
in Clemson, SC |
Excellent physician. Rare to find a good psychiatrist in the Upstate. Glad we have Dr. Sharma in Anderson!!!
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Dr. Sharma's Care Philosophy

Exceptional Evidence Based Patient Care

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Dr. Sharma received his medical degree from the Government Medical College in India and received his Masters in Healthcare Management from University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at Carilion Clinic – Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program, where he also served as a Chief Resident. He completed a Fellowship in Clinical Trial Management through American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology and was awarded Laughlin Fellowship by Board of Regents of the American College of Psychoanalysts. He is board certified in Psychiatry by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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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 medicine clinicians. Our practice is built on a behavioral medicine and health care model designed to serve mental health issues and substance abuse treatment with the aim to help each individual patient live a healthier, more productive, and longer life. Thus, our clinicians seek to provide integrated and accessible behavioral medicine and health care while developing a sustained partnership with each patient. Focus is also placed, when appropriate, on stress-linked physical symptoms, patient activation, and modification of overall health-related activities. 

As a patient of Palmetto Psychiatry Associates you can expect the following in our treatment and care approaches:

  • a deep respect for an individual's dignity and worth;
  • support of individual autonomy and self-governance;
  • faithfulness to the individual interests of each patient;
  • fair treatment  which seeks to provide the greatest benefit;
  • protection of personal information related to treatment and care; and  
  • integrity in your treating physician as demonstrated by truth and honesty. 

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  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • AIDS Dementia Complex
  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication
  • Acute Insomnia
  • Addiction
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
  • Age-Related Cognitive Decline
  • Alcohol Poisoning
  • Alcohol Related Disorders
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Alcohol-Induced Pseudo-Cushing's Syndrome
  • Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Alcoholic Intoxication
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Paranoia
  • 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
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative Amnesia
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative Fugue
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Down Syndrome Associated Alzheimer's Disease
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Withdrawal
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • 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
  • 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
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • Psychogenic Cough
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Psychological Addiction
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Psychophobia
  • Psychophysiological 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 Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective 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 Anxiety 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


  • Medical School
    Government Medical College Rajkot

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Completed in 2010

  • Residency Hospital
    Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School

    Graduated in 1998

  • Other Education
    Fellowship In Clinical Trials Management, American Society Of Clinical Psychopharmacology

    Completed in 2011

    Masters Of Business Administration-Healthcare Management From University Of Findlay School Of Business, Findlay Ohio

    Completed in 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

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  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis

Procedures Performed

  • 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 Services
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Smoking Cessation Treatment