Deepak Sharma, M.D., is chief of Neuroanesthesia & Perioperative Neuroscience at UW Medicine. Dr. Sharma is also UW's Virginia & Prentice Bloedel Endowed Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and a professor of Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Sharma is expert in anesthesia for intracranial and spine surgery as well as interventional neuroradiology.
Dr. Sharma strives to provide evidence-based, patient-centered care with a focus on patient safety. He creates active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Dr. Sharma received his medical education in India. His clinical interests include neuroanesthesiology, perioperative neurosciences, stroke and traumatic brain injury. His research interests include traumatic brain injury, stroke, transcranial Doppler ultrasonography, cerebrovascular reactivity and education in anesthesiology. He serves on the board of directors of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology & Critical Care and multiple national committees for Neuroanesthesia.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Sharma enjoys music, cricket and spending time with his family.