Mr Himanshu Sharma

BSc, MB BS, MS (Ottho), MCh (Ortho), FRCS Ed, FRCS (Tr &, Ortho)


  • Specialities Orthopaedics, Spinal Surgery
  • Telephone 01752 761847
  • Year of first qualification 1994
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Urdu

  • GMC Number 5201777

Profile

Mr Sharma completed his specialist registrar training in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery in West of Scotland, Glasgow in April 2009. Subsequently he completed Spinal Fellowship training in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK and at Sheffield, UK. He worked as a locum Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon at Western Infirmary, Glasgow for 18 months period prior to joining Derriford Hospital in July 2012.

Mr Sharma has done musculoskeletal trauma and general Orthopaedic Surgery for more than 10 years. The vast majority of his current clinical practice is adult spinal surgery for patients presenting with back pain, leg pain, neck pain and arm pain. He performs nerve root injections, microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, lumbar instrumented fusion, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.


Clinics

  • Weekly Friday by arrangement

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, Derriford Hospital

Interests

Other interests

Mr Sharma is interested in all forms of Spinal Surgery including degenerative conditions of cervical and lumbar spine, vertebral body augmentation, adult deformity, spinal trauma, spinal tumours and spinal infection.

He also has special interest in education and teaching (undergraduate, postgraduate, GPs and Physiotherapists).


Member of

  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association of Spine Surgeons
  • British Scoliosis Society
  • AO Spine
  • British Medical Association

Research

Mr Sharma has keen interest in clinical audits and research. He has presented over 150 scientific presentations at local, regional, national and international meetings. He has published over 100 peer reviewed papers on various topics on spine, trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery.


Declaration

Mr Himanshu Sharma works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Health-on-Line
  • WPA

Mr Himanshu Sharma does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Himanshu Sharma does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Himanshu Sharma does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.