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Anil Sharma, MD, Anesthesiology, Wall Township, NJ, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch Campus


Anesthesiology Wall Township, NJ

Pain Medicine

President, Spine and Pain Centers of NJ and NY

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  • Dr. Anil K Sharma is the founder and President of Spine & Pain Centers of New Jersey and New York.  He received his fellowship training in Pain Management at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
    Dr. Sharma has been consistently recognized for excellence throughout his career in medicine.  After graduating as Valedictorian of his class from MGM Medical College, he received the esteemed Robert Dripps Award for Best Resident at Monmouth Medical Center, where he continues today as Director of Pain Management.  Subsequently, Dr. Sharma was named Best Graduating Fellow at the Cleveland Clinic.  His elite status was confirmed by his rating as a “Top Doc” by New Jersey Monthly magazine every year since 2011 and he was profiled on the front cover in 2014. Castle Connolly also named him as the top doctor in NY metro area every year since 2014
    Dr. Sharma specializes in the use of minimally invasive techniques to treat spinal disorders.  He has performed over 40,000 spinal procedures in his 20 years of clinical practice. His expertise ranges from diagnosing difficult and rare cases, to pinpointing the source of back, neck and other chronic pain conditions.   He is a leading practitioner of state-of-the- art techniques.  He has been on the faculty of several national and international spine meetings and has taught other pain physicians complex and difficult procedures.  He has also overseen numerous cadaver courses aimed at teaching new and innovative technologies for treating spinal disorders.
    Dr. Sharma is a published author and experienced educator in spine care.  He has written chapters in textbooks and has recently published several review articles in major spine journals.  He recently published several clinical guidelines through the North American Spine Society.  Dr. Sharma is a very active member of North American Spine Society as well as International Spine Intervention Society and sits on several key committees.

Clinical Expertise

  • Sciatica, Epidural steroid injection, Discography, Neck pain, Herniated disc, Vertebral stress fractures, Leg pain, Neural stimulation, Epidural injections, Radiofrequency ablation, Facet syndrome, Botulinum toxin injections for headache, Spine arthritis, Diskogenic pain, Spine disorders, Interventional pain management, Musculoskeletal injuries, Evidence based spinal procedures

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Pain Medicine, 1994 - 1995
  • Monmouth Medical Center
    Monmouth Medical CenterResidency, Anesthesiology, 1991 - 1994
  • Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College
    Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical CollegeClass of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2018 - 2025
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2017 - 2025
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1996 - 2023
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1995 - 1998
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1994 - 1998
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1994 - 1996
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • NJ Monthly Top Doc 2012-2020
  • Top Doctor NY metro area Castle connoly, 2014-2019
  • Best Graduating Fellow Cleveland clinic foundation, 1995
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain  
    Anil K Sharma, Spine, 2020
  • The Effectiveness and Risks of Fluoroscopically Guided Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections: A Systematic Review with Comprehensive Analysis of the Publishe...  
    David J Kennedy, Anil K Sharma, Yakov Vorobeychik, Jessica Jameson, Maxim Moradian, Ronald Wasserman, Pain Medicine
  • The Effectiveness and Risks of Fluoroscopically Guided Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections: A Systematic Review with Comprehensive Analysis of the Publishe...  
    Anil K Sharma,, 6/2016
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Books/Book Chapters

Press Mentions

  • 'Back' in Action
    'Back' in ActionApril 18th, 2015
  • Anil K. Sharma, MD
    Anil K. Sharma, MDNovember 17th, 2016


  • Member, Standards Committee- International Spinal Intervention Society 2007 - Present
  • Member, Evidence Based Clinical Guidelines Committee 2007 - Present
  • Director of pain management, Monmouth Medical Center 2003 - Present
  • Vice- Chairman, Standards Committee- International Spinal Injection Society 2012 - 2013
  • Section Editor, Spine line Journal- North American Spine Society 2007 - 2013
  • President, New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians 2007 - 2009

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