Pramod K. Sharma CV

PRAMOD K. SHARMA, MD, FACS


EDUCATION

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,
Clinical Scholars Program, 2002-2003

M.D.
State University of New York at Buffalo
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, New York, 1991

B.S.
State University of New York at Buffalo
Department of Biochemistry
Buffalo, New York,1987

Case Western Reserve University
Departments of Biochemistry and Chemistry
Cleveland, Ohio, 1984

Diploma
Williamsville East High School
Williamsville, New York, 1979-1982


PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

1998 Fellowship

The Ohio State University
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Program
Columbus, Ohio

1996 Residency

University of Cincinnati
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Cincinnati, Ohio

1992 Internship

University of Cincinnati
Internship Department of Surgery
Cincinnati, Ohio


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The ENT Center
Salt Lake City, Utah
1/2007-present

University of Utah School of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Salt Lake City, Utah
7/2001-1/2007

University of Michigan Health System
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Ann Arbor, Michigan
7/98-7/2001


ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Chief
Division of Otolaryngology
LDS Hospital
2012-presetnt

Vice Chairman
Department of Surgery
LDS Hospital
2013-present


GRANTS

Ohio State University Leadership Council for Clinical Value Enhancement
Internal Small Grant
Title: Surveillance of Head and Neck Cancer Patients
Principal Investigator: Pramod K. Sharma, MD


BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Otolaryngology April 28, 1997


MEDICAL LICENSURE

Kentucky (7/95 – )
Michigan (7/98 – )
Ohio (6/93 – )
Utah (7/01 – )


MILITARY SERVICE

Ohio National Guard Army Reserve
Rank: Captain
2000


HONORS AND AWARDS

Scientific Poster Competition Second Prize Award
The Triological Society
Western Section Meeting
Scottsdale, AZ
2003

The Leland P. Johnson Teaching Award
Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
2003

The Frank N. Ritter Award for Resident Teaching
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2000

The Alter Peerless Memorial Award
Outstanding Chief Resident Award
The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
1996

The Gerson Lowenthal Award
Outstanding Microsurgical Skill in Temporal Bone Dissection
Cincinnati Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Cincinnati, Ohio
1996

Summa Cum Laude Graduate
S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, New York
1991

Second Place Honors
“Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Lesions: a ten-year retrospective study”
S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo Student Research Forum
Buffalo, New York
1988

National Institute of Health Summer Research Fellowship
S.U.N.Y at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, New York
1987

Magna Cum Laude Graduate
S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, Department of Biochemistry
Buffalo, New York
1987

Awarded Honors in Biochemistry with High Distinction
S.U.N.Y at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
1987

National Science Foundation Summer Research Fellowship
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York
1980


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Head and Neck Society
  • American Laryngologic, Rhinologic and Otologic Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Society for University Otolaryngologists
  • Utah Medical Association

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Course Director
Skull Base Course
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
2/28/04

Head and Neck Oncology Lecture Series
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
2001

Director of Medical Student Education
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah
2001

Resident Education Committee
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah
2001

Course Coordinator, “Comprehensive Care of the Cancer Patient”
Ohio State University
School of Medicine
Columbus, Ohio
1998


COMMITTEES

IHC Robotic Surgery Committee
Intermoutain Health Care
2011-present

IHC Urban Central Region Robotic Surgery Committee
Intermountain Health Care
2011-present

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Endocrine Surgery Committee
9/2003

Residency Program Internal Reviewer
University of Utah Plastic Surgery Residency Program
Salt Lake City, Utah
4/1/2003

Delegate
Utah Medical Association
Salt Lake City, Utah
9/2003

Admissions Committee
University of Utah
School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah
9/2002

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Education Committee, Monographs
9/2002


ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITES

University of Utah Plastic Surgery Residency Program
Internal Reviewer
4/1/03


INVITED PRESENTATIONS

“Sinusitis update”
36th Annual Snowbird Conference (PA / NP)
Snowbird, Utah
8/10/12

“Hyperparathyroidism”
34th Annual Snowbird Conference (PA / NP)
Snowbird, Utah
8/14/09

“Reconstruction of Skull Base Defects”
Skull Base Course
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
2/28/04

“Surgical Advances in Parathyroid Surgery”
Ultimate Colorado Mid-Winter Meeting: An Otolaryngology Update, and the Colorado Audiology-Otology Conference”, sponsored by the University of Colorado
Vail, Colorado
2/4/04

“Avoiding Complications in Thyroid Surgery”
Ultimate Colorado Mid-Winter Meeting: An Otolaryngology Update, and the Colorado Audiology-Otology Conference”, sponsored by the University of Colorado
Vail, Colorado
2/4/04

Panel Discussion: “Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery”
Ultimate Colorado Mid-Winter Meeting: An Otolaryngology Update, and the Colorado Audiology-Otology Conference”, sponsored by the University of Colorado
Vail, Colorado
2/3/03

“Melanoma of the Head and Neck”
Ultimate Ski Meeting, Vail, Colorado
Sponsored by the University of Colorado
2/3/03

“Complications in Thyroid Surgery”
Ultimate Ski Meeting, Vail, Colorado
Sponsored by the University of Colorado
2/3/03

Panel discussion: “Difficult Decisions in Head and Neck Oncology”
Ultimate Ski Meeting, Vail, Colorado
Sponsored by the University of Colorado
2/3/03


RESIDENCY PRESENTATIONS

8/9/02 Salivary Gland Neoplasms

8/30/02 Surgical Management of Salivary Gland Neoplasms

11/8/02 Laryngeal Trauma

11/13/02 Complications of Thyroid Surgery
Grand Rounds, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Utah

1/10/03 Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

2/26/03 Melanoma of the Head and Neck
Grand Rounds, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Utah

3/14/03 Disorders of the Trachea

3/18/03 Head and Neck Oncology Journal Club
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Utah

4/11/03 Reconstruction of Mandibular Defects

6/7/03 Surgical Approaches to the Oral Cavity and Parapharyngeal Space

6/7/03 Anatomic Cadaver Dissection of Oral Cavity and Parapharyngeal Space

6/13/03 Lip Malignancy and Reconstruction

8/1/03 Thyroid Neoplasms

8/22/03 Oral Cavity Carcinoma

11/7/03 Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

1/2/04 Melanoma

1/23/04 Parapharyngeal Space Tumors

3/3/04 Otolaryngology In-Service Review
Grand Rounds, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Utah

4/2/04 Paragangliomas of the Head and Neck


RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

“Electrophoretic analysis of murine plasminogen activators and comparison with human counterparts”. Pramod Sharma and Gabor Markus.
Department of Experimental Biology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Roswell Park Cancer Center Institute Student Research Forum, Buffalo, New York, July 1981.

“Genomic library for the human blood fluke Schistosoma haematobium”. Pramod Sharma and Phillips LoVerde.
Department of Microbiology, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
Undergraduate Exposition for Research and Creative Projects, Buffalo, New York, April 1986.

“Bacterial translocation in a rat model of multiple organ failure”. Pramod Sharma and Steven Steinberg.
Department of Surgery, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo Student Research Forum, Buffalo, New York, May 1988.
Sigma Xi Research Society Research Forum, Buffalo, New York, June 1988.

“Hepatic metabolism and blood flow in a model of multiple organ failure”. Pramod Sharma and Steven Steinberg.
Department of Surgery, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo Student Research Forum, Buffalo, New York, May 1989.

“Fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules: a ten-year retrospective study”. Pramod Sharma, Paul Milley, and Michael Haar.
Departments of Pathology and Otolaryngology, Sister’s of Charity Hospital.
S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo Student Research Forum, Buffalo, New York, May 1990.

“Intralesional vinblastive therapy for Kaposi’s sarcoma of the epiglottis”. Pramod Sharma and Thomas Tami.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati.
AAO-HNS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 1994.

“Head and neck manifestations of Zanthoma dissemination”. Pramod Sharma and Sally Shot.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati.
SENTAC Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, December 1994.

“Temporal bone fractures in children”. Pramod Sharma and J.Paul Willging.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati.
The Triological Society Annual Meeting, Palm Desert, CA, May 1995.

“Maxillary removal and reinsertion for anterior cranial base tumors: long-term results”. Pramod Sharma, Davis Schuller, Joseph Goodman, Stephen Smith, Fedrico Goldman, Roy Nicholson, and Donn Young.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Ohio State University.
Annual Meeting of the American Society for Head and Neck Surgery Program, Scottsdale, AZ, May 1997.

“Management of the carotid artery in advanced head and neck cancer”. Pramod Sharma, David Schuller, Fedrico Goldman, William Smead, and Donn Young.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Ohio State University.
AAO-HNS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 1998.

“The Use of Toluidine Blue in the Management of Intranasal Neoplasms”. Pramod Sharma, Kevin Hadley, Richard Orlandi.
Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah
Triological Society, Western Section Meeting
Scottsdale, AZ, January, 2004.

“The Lateral Approach to Parapharyngeal Space Tumors”. Pramod Sharma, Clough Shelton, R. Kim Davis.
Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah
Triological Society, Western Section Meeting
Scottsdale, AZ, January, 2004.


PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Steinberg S, Flynn W, Blitzer L, Kelley K, Sharma P, Baxter J, Lalka D, Sands A, VanLiew J, Hassett J, Price R, Beam T, Flint L. Development of bacterial independent model of the multiple organ failure syndrome. Arch Surg 124:1390, 1989.

Scalia S, Sharma P, Rodriquez J, Roche F, Luchete F, Flint L, Steinberg S. Decreased mesenteric blood flow in experimental multiple organ failure. J Surg Research 52(1):1-5, 1992.

Sharma P, Berry S, Wilson K, Neale H, Fink A. Metastatic implantation of an oral squamous cell carcinoma at a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy site. Surg Endoscopy 8(10):1232, 1994.

Sharma PK and Tami TA. AIDS: Lessons from the past decade and prospects for the future. Ear Nose Throat J 74(5):329, 1995.

Tami TA and Sharma PK. Intralesional vinblastive therapy for Kaposi’s sarcoma of the epiglottis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 113(3):283, 1995.

Sharma PK, Schuller DS, Goodman JH, Smith SP, Goldman EP, Nicholson RE, Young DC. Maxillary removal and reinsertion for anterior cranial base tumors: long-term results. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:149, 1998.

Schuller DE, Bier-Laning CM, Sharma PK, Siegle RJ, Pelligrini AE, Karanfilov B, Bellisari G, Miller R, Young DC. Tissue conserving surgery for prognosis, treatment, and function preservation. Laryngoscope 108:1599, 1998.

Sellers RA, Schuller DE, Sharma PK, Tannehill-Gregg SH, Capen CC, Rosol TJ. Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: measurement of plasma parathyroid hormone-related protein and serum and urine calcium concentrations. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 123:558, 2000.

Grecula JC, Smith RE, Rhoades CA, Sharma PK, Agarawal A, Zhang H, Allen J, Goldman EP, Young D, Schuller DE. Induction paclitaxel in previously, untreated, resectable, advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: A phase II trial. Cancer 89:2586, 2000.

Taylor RJ, Wahl RL, Sharma PK, Bradford CR, Terrell JE, Teknos TN, Heard EM, Wolf GT, Chepeha DB. Sentinel node localization in oral cavity and oropharynx squamous cell cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:970, 2001.

Taylor RJ, Chepeha JC, Teknos TN, Bradford CR, Sharma PK, Terrell JE,
Hogikyane NA,Wolf GT, Chepeha DB. Development and validation of the neck dissection impairment index: a quality of life management. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128(1):44-9, 2002.

Chepeha DB, Taylor RJ, Chepeha JC, Teknos TN, Bradford CR, Sharma PK, Terrell JE, Wolf GT. Functional assessment using constant shoulder scale after modified radical and selective neck dissection. Head Neck 24(5):432-6, 2002.

Gilbert ME, Shelton C, Harnsberger HR, MacDonald A, Salzman K, Sharma PK, Jensen, RL. Jugular Foramen Mengioma: Glomus Jugulare Mimic and Surgical Challenge. Laryngoscope 2004 Jan; 114(1):25-32.
Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

Sharma PK, Johns M. Thyroid Cancer, Otolaryngology and Facial Surgery. In Emedicine.com. May 2000.

Sharma PK, Rubin A. Complications of Thyroid Surgery, Otolaryngology and Facial Surgery. In Emedicine.com. May 2000.

Sharma PK, Schuller DE and Baker SR. Malignant Neoplasms of the Oral Cavity. In Cummings, CW, (ed). Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 3rd edition. Philadelphia, PA, Mosby Year Book Inc. 1998.

Schuller DE and Sharma PK. Far-Advanced Head and Neck Cancer. In Gates GA (ed). Current Therapy in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 6th edition. Philadelphia, PA, Mosby Year Book Inc. 1998.

Tami TA and Sharma PK. Laryngeal Manifestation of AIDS. In Fried M (ed). The Larynx: A Multidisciplinary Approach 2nd edition. St. Louis,MO, Mosby Year Book Inc. 1996.

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