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Sanjiv Sharma Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Sharma has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of cardiology

Dr. Sharma is an interventional cardiologist who has greatly contributed to his field through his research, patents, and publications.

    BAKERSFIELD, CA, January 09, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Sanjiv Sharma with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Sharma celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

The son of Sohan Lal and Inder Mohini Sharma, Dr. Sharma is an interventional cardiologist who has greatly contributed to his field through his research, patents, and publications. His achievements include the invention of guiding catheter for carotid stent, as well as the research in novel strategy for preventing the complication of slow­flow and no­reflow phenomena in saphenous vein graft interventions. He was the first to use drug eluting stent and filter­wire in vertebral artery percutaneous intervention, as well as propose alternate day clopidogrel for prevention of very late stent thrombosis with drug eluting stents. He was also the first to propose the concept of therapeutic threshold for stent thrombosis, propose prolonged dual anti platelet regimen may be crucial to prevent very late stent thrombosis after bifurcation crush stenting, and develop left atrial thrombus with dabigatran status paper on fatal intracoronary thrombosis with bivalirudin.

From 1989 to 1991, Dr. Sharma was a junior resident at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. In 1983, Dr. Sharma obtained a degree from Punjabi University. He continued his studies at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where he earned a MBBS in 1988 and a MD in 1993. After his graduation, Dr. Sharma was a senior resident at this same university. From 1993 to 1994, he was a resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital under Harvard Medical School. He then became a resident at Boston University School of Medicine in 1994.

Between 1996 and 1999, Dr. Sharma completed a cardiology fellowship at West LA VA Medical Center. He had an interventional cardiology fellowship at Cedars Sinai Medical Center from 1999 and 2000. Since 2000, Dr. Sharma worked as a chairman of the department of medicine and an international cardiologist at Bakersfield Heart Hospital. He also was a director of research and education, chairman of health education, and a member of medical education committee at this hospital.

As an esteemed cardiologist, Dr. Sharma has contributed to his field through his articles published in numerous professional journals and research papers. He is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American College of Cardiology, and Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention. In 2005, Dr. Sharma became an instructor of clinical medicine at UCLA. Dr. Sharma was certified by American Board of Internal Medicine in 1996, American Board of Cardiovascular Disease in 1999, and American Board of Interventional Cardiology in 2000.

Dr. Sharma has appeared in various Marquis Who's Who publications, including the 62nd and 64th through 70th editions of Who's Who in America. He has been featured in the 6th, 7th, and 8th editions of Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, as well as the 10th, 11th, and 12th editions of Who's Who in Science and Engineering. His achievements have been recorded in the 25th and 29th through 33rd editions of Who's Who in the World. On May 2, 1994, Dr. Sharma married Geetanjali Sharma. Together, the couple raised two children--Rohan and Rhea.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Sharma has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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