Garima Sharma MBBS
Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology4924 Campbell Blvd. Suite 110 White Marsh Maryland, 21236
Garima Sharma, MD, FACC, maintains a position within the nationally ranked Johns Hopkins Hospital; a non-profit academic medical center based out of Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Sharma is a highly skilled cardiologist of nearly 5 years; having already attained multiple cardiology certifications through the American Board of Internal Medicine. Highly active and honored in her field, Dr. Sharma was awarded the outstanding Fellow Educator Award during her fellowship at Temple University. Dr. Sharma has served on the American College of Cardiology Fellow in Training Committee ,and currently is serving on the ACC Early Career Professional Committee. A national public speaker on heart disease prevention and treatment in women, she chairs the ACC Mentorship workgroup and is heavily involved in setting up the formal Mentoring Program within the ACC; the purpose of which is to link young professionals with experienced cardiologists for career development. She also serves on the MD ACC Chapter committee and is involved in planning the educational curriculum of the State chapter session at the Heart House since 2012. Clinical Associate with Johns Hopkins as well, Dr. Sharma authors several medical blogs aside from her academic and clinical profession.
Education and Training
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College
American Board of Internal Medicine- Internal medicine
Nuclear Cardiology; MPH (Master of Public Health
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local, Regional, and National Public Speaking on Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment in Women -
- Clinical Associate, Johns Hopkins University -
- Resident of the Year, Temple University
- Best Educator Award, Temple University, 2009
- Temple University (Internal Medicine)
- Temple University (Cardiology)
Professional Society Memberships
- American College of Cardiology Career Professional Committee
Articles and Publications
- Author, Multiple Blogs
What do you attribute your success to?
- Good fortune and good luck. With persistence, hard work, and finding the right mentors that have her. Her parents were both great role models, both being physicians as well.
Hobbies / Sports
- Traveling, Fitness, Running (10K's and Half Marathons), Family Time
Favorite professional publications
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation
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Patient Experience with Dr. Sharma
- Angina Pectoris: What are the Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment?
Angina pectoris is a symptom of a coronary artery disease which causes chest pain due to less blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina pectoris is also known as angina, and this problem can be a recurring issue or a sudden acute issue. Angina pectoris can be defined as pressure, stiffness, tightness...
- Arterial Disease is Constantly Undiagnosed in Women
Many women in United States is having peripheral artery disease (PAD), out of which, many are not diagnosed. The American Heart Association has called for a ‘Go Red for Women’ campaign to have increased participation to identify and diagnose this disease in women. The association also invites...
- The Human Heart: Function, Chambers, and Location
IntroductionThe human heart is a part of the cardiovascular system that is situated in the middle of the chest between the lungs. Its exact location is slightly positioned to the left and behind the sternum (breastbone). The size of the heart is approximately the size of your fist. Its function...
- How is Deep Vein Thrombosis Treated?
The formation of blood clots in one of the deep veins in the leg may not be entirely serious alone. However, if the clot breaks off and moves towards the heart and other organs, it may lead to complications. Blood clots in the leg may cause leg pain but may also not cause any symptoms at all....
- Citrus Fruits Can Reduce Your Risk of Stroke
Citrus fruits, like oranges and grape fruit, contain a compound that may reduce the risk of stroke in women, according to a study published in the American Heart Association journal, Stroke. Many of the earlier studies had shown the beneficial effect of antioxidants, like flavonoids, present in...
- The History of Muscular Dystrophy
What is muscular dystrophy?Muscular dystrophy is an inherited disorder, which is often characterized by a progressive type of muscular degeneration and weakness. There are several types of muscular dystrophy, wherein each type eventually leads to an increased disability, strength loss, and potential...
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