Dr. Sharma is a board certified and fellowship trained Vascular Surgeon with a specialized interest and advanced training in Endovascular (catheter-based) minimally invasive techniques.
Online PR News – 20-January-2014 – New York, NY – New York, NY - Dr. David Greuner, Managing Director of NYC Surgical Associates is pleased to welcome Dr. Rashmi Sharma to the team. "Dr. Sharma brings over ten years of expansive clinical experience and research," says Dr. Greuner.
Dr. Sharma is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation, a testament to her expertise in non-invasive vascular imaging. “Most of what we do is the result of vascular imaging interpretation,” says Dr. Sharma. “The decision whether or not to intervene, and what types of treatment would be appropriate for each patient are guided by Vascular Interpretation.”
“Unlike the types of ultrasound imaging commonly used in screening tests which look at two or three factors, we assess a number of factors including the measurement of blood velocity and interpretation of the types of plaque which may be present,” says Dr. Sharma.
Plaque buildup is composed of fatty deposits and other cells that can form in the walls of the arteries. This a progressive disease, called atherosclerosis. As the plaque continues to build, it can narrow the arteries.
“Symptoms of blockage in the lower extremities can include pain in the legs with walking and/or pain at rest. Smoking and diabetes are high risk factors for atherosclerosis,” says Dr. Sharma.
Dr. Sharma’s General Surgery training was performed at the University of California Affiliated Hospitals; she performed stem-cell research during her surgical training. This was followed by an endovascular fellowship at the Arizona Heart Institute in Phoenix, where she was exposed to the most modern technological advances to address complex surgical problems with no-scar and no downtime procedures.
Following her experience in Phoenix, she completed a Vascular fellowship at Atlanta Medical Center in Georgia, rounding out her training in traditional as well as minimally invasive Vascular Surgery.
Dr. Sharma is licensed as a Physician and Surgeon in Florida and New York. She is a member of the following societies:
American College of Phlebology
International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS)
Society for Vascular Medicine
Association of Women Surgeons
Society for Vascular Ultrasound
For more information call 888-286-6600 or visit www.nycsurgical.net
About NYC Surgical Associates
Experience, talent and impeccable training are the hallmarks of the surgeons at NYC Surgical Associates - with education and training from some of the world’s most renowned institutions, including Mount Sinai School of Medicine affiliates (Morristown Memorial Hospital), Harvard University, and The Cleveland Clinic.
NYCSA surgeons are represented on some of the nation’s most coveted “best of” lists, including America’s Top Surgeons and Marquis Who’s Who.
NYC Surgical Associates has 5 office locations distributed throughout the NYC Metro Area.
In addition to fully equipped and comfortable doctors’ offices, our surgeons have privileges at several ambulatory centers in both Manhattan and New Jersey affording the ultimate convenience for our discerning clientele wishing to avoid a hospital stay for their procedure.
Dr. David A. Greuner is the managing director and co-founder of NYC Surgical Associates. He is a double board certified surgeon with over 10 years of experience.