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Sanjay Sharma, MD, Plastic Surgery, Austin, TX, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin


Plastic Surgery Austin, TX

Aesthetic/Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Hand

Clinical Lead, Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgery Services Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

Overview of Dr. Sharma

Dr. Sanjay Sharma is a plastic surgeon in Austin, TX and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin, Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, Dell Children's Medical Center, and St. David's Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice 21 years. Dr. Sharma accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 30 doctors at Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and one of 32 doctors at St. David's Medical Center who specialize in Plastic Surgery. He has more than 50 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    University of Washington School of MedicineFellowship, Hand & Microvascular Surgery, 2002 - 2003
  • Ben Taub General Hospital, Veteran Affairs Hospital
    Ben Taub General Hospital, Veteran Affairs HospitalChief Residency, Aesthetic and Cosmetic Surgery, 2001 - 2002
  • Baylor Coll Med-Houston
    Baylor Coll Med-Houston1999 - 2002
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 1996 - 1999
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineClass of 1996
  • Washington University in St. Louis
    Washington University in St. LouisBA, Chemistry/ Biochemistry, Magna Cum Laude, Completed Honors tract in Chemistry, Dean’s List, 1988 - 1992
  • University of Washington
    University of Washington MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1998 - 2025
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2002 - 2004
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Surgery of the Hand

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2004
  • Outstanding Medical Student in Plastic Surgery Baylor College of Medicine, 1996
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Versatility of the Sural Fasciocutaneous Flap in the Coverage of Lower Extremity Wounds.  
    Larry H. Hollier, Sanjay K. Sharma, Edward Babigumira, and Michael J.A. Klebuc, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Postoperative Morphine Requirements of TRAM and DIEP Flaps.  
    Stephen S. Kroll, Sanjay K. Sharma, Cindy Koutz, David W. Chang, Geoffrey L. Robb, Howard N. Langstein, Gregory R.D. Evans, and Gregory P. Reece, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Incidence of Hematoma Associated with Toradol after TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction.  
    Sanjay K. Sharma, Cindy Koutz, Gregory P. Reece, Michael J. Miller, Gregory R.D. Evans, Geoffrey L. Robb, David W. Chang, Howard N. Langstein, and Stephen S. Kroll, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Comparison of Locking, Uni-locking, and Grasping Suture Techniques in Flexor Tendon Repair.
    Sanjay K. Sharma and Thomas E. Trumble, Presented at the 2003 University of Washington Fellows Research Symposium, University of Washington
  • Evaluation of Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma in Healing Skin Graft Donor Sites.
    K. Sharma and Larry H. Hollier, Presented at the 2002 Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference
  • Versatililty of the Distally-based Sural Artery Fasciocutaneous Flap in the Management of Distal Third Lower Extremity Injuries.
    Larry H. Hollier, Michael J.A. Klebuc, Sanjay K. Sharma and Edward Babigumira, Submitted for abstract presentation to the American Association of Plastic Surgeons meeting
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  • Management of Sternal Wound Dehiscence. 
    Sanjay K. Sharma, and Saleh M. Shenaq, EMedicine online TextBook Chapter

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    CIGNA Open Access
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Healthfirst New York
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    MagnaCare PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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