Pain Management, Anesthesiologist in West Islip, New York (NY)

Amit Sharma MD

Pain Management, Anesthesiologist

Location

  • Interventional SpineCare
    1175 Montauk Hwy, Ste. 6
    West Islip, New York, 11795 - United States
    Phone: 8335477463
    Fax: 8335477463

About Our Practice

Interventional Spine Care
Board-certified in Interventional Pain Medicine
Top Doctors New York Metro Area: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
New York Magazine Top Doctors: 2017, 2018, 2019
Newsday Top Doctors on Long Island: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Completed residency from Columbia University in New York City and fellowship training in Interventional Pain from Johns Hopkins University
Served as an assistant professor at Columbia University before coming into private practice
Currently serving as Director of Interventional Pain Management at:
SpineCare Long Island
Long Island Neurosurgical & Pain Specialists
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Dr. Amit Sharma is a board certified physician who specializes in interventional pain management. Dr. Sharma is the Director of the Pain Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, and also serves as its Chairman of the Division of Pain Medicine for the Department of Anesthesiology.

Recognized by his peers for his skills and commitment, Dr. Sharma has been selected by Castle Connolly as one of the Top Doctors in the US for Pain Medicine for the last several years. He was also recognized recently by New York Magazine and Newsday as a Best Doctor in his field. He has also consistently received the “Patients Choice Awards” and “Compassionate Doctor Award” for many years. He is a lifetime member of American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and a member of numerous national and international pain societies.

Dr. Sharma did his residency in anesthesiology at The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University in New York City. On completion, he was rewarded as the best resident of the year. He then obtained fellowship training in interventional pain medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He was honored with Pfizer best fellow of the year by Johns Hopkins. Dr. Sharma served as an Assistant Professor at Columbia University prior to going in private practice. Having performed over 18,000 interventional procedures over the past few years, Dr. Sharma specializes in the diagnosis and management of back and neck problems, along with neuropathic and cancer pain. He also has special interest in ischemic pain and peripheral vascular disease related issues. He has an expertise in neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulation), intrathecal drug delivery systems, minimally invasive spine procedures (Kyphoplasty, Intradiscal Electrothermy, Nucleoplasty, MILD) and radiofrequency ablative procedures. Along with the other physicians at SpineCare Long Island, he is a strong proponent of non-operative options such as physical therapy, chiropractic manipulations and acupuncture.

Dr. Sharma is well published in peer-reviewed journals and has authored numerous textbook chapters. He has been invited as a guest speaker at several national pain meetings. He has also done research in the field of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS or RSD). His team at Johns Hopkins was provided a financial grant to conduct the largest study on CRPS patients which was published in a renowned journal. Having served as a teaching faculty, training residents and fellow doctors, Dr. Sharma carries the passion of education with him. He believes in educating patients and spends time explaining every aspect of their treatment plan with them.

Specialties
  • Pain Management
  • Anesthesiologist
Certifications
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Associations
  • International Spine Intervention Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • Florida Memorial Hospital
 
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