Internal Medicine Physician in Delhi

Dr Lekh Ram Sharma

MBBS from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla (HP University) – 1977 MD (Medicine) from AFMC Pune, (Pune University) - 1982

Work Experience

38 yrs+

Registration No

DMC 65825


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Apollo Hospitals Delhi
38 years of rich experience as medical specialist (internal medicine) in the Armed Forces. 
Vast experience at diagnosing illnesses, management of medical emergencies and administering the department of medicine as HOD and consultant physician in various hospitals of the Armed Forces.   
Distinction of working as an independent specialist in numerous hospitals and leading the team of specialist and super specialist in large hospitals having super specialty centres.
Singular distinction of having led the Indian hospital as a senior physician in the United Nations Peace Keeping operations in East Africa.   
Well versed with HIV, Tropical and Travel Medicine, Diabetes and Tuberculosis, Hypertension, clinical cardiology and neurology.  Hands on experience in overall management, supervision and implementation of health programs.  Possesses diagnostic / decision-making / problem-solving.


Speciality And Areas Of Interest

Well versed with HIV, Tropical and Travel Medicine, Diabetes and Tuberculosis, Hypertension, clinical cardiology and neurology. 

Work Experience

At present:  Senior Consultant (Internal Medicine) at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals New Delhi.  
Aug 12- 31st Aug, 2013 Major General (Medical) & Senior Consultant (Medicine) 
HQ Western Command, Chandimandir, Responsible for technical and administrative control, training and quality assurance of healthcare delivery services in 18 hospitals including superspecialty hospitals & 20 field hospitals.
Jul 10 – Jul 12   Additional Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (Equipment 
                          &Stores), Office of Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS), 
                          ‘M’ Block, New Delhi 
                          (Responsible for modernization of all the hospitals of Armed Forces Medical 
                          Services and procurement of medical stores both expendable and non 
                           expendables including supply chain management of the medical stores in the
                           Armed Forces)
Jul 08 – Aug 10 Armed Forces Clinic, Dalhousie Road, New Delhi as Commandant & professor of 
medicine (Army Hospital (Research & Referral) medicine faculty) and personal 
physician to Chief of Army Staff and Chief of Naval Staff.  Awarded “SENA 
                                      MEDAL”by the President of India for distinguished service of exceptional order.
Nov 02 – Jun 2008 Senior Advisor and HoD (Medicine) Base Hospital Delhi Cantt and Base Hospital 
                                 Srinagar.  Awarded “VISHISHT SEVE MEDAL” by the President of India and 
                                 GOC-in-C (NC) commendation for distinguished service of highest order.
Jan 01 – Nov 2002 Joint Director in Office of Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services
Jan 95 – Dec 00 Classified Specialist in Medicine in busy military hospitals.
Sep 93 – Dec 94 United Nations mission in Somalia (East Africa) where the Indian hospital
                                   performed its task with distinction and successful interaction with Medical 
                                    Personnel of more than 30 participating countries.
Jan 83 – Aug 93 Graded & Classified Specialist in medicine in various military hospitals.
Dec 80 – Dec 82 Postgraduate trainee in Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Pune
Oct 77 – Dec 80 As regimental medical officer looking after the health of troops

Awards and Achievements

Awarded Vishisht Seva Medal by Present of India - 2006 
GOC-in-C Commendation Card (Northern Command) - 2008
Awarded Sena Medal - 2010

Research and Publications

Armed Forces Medical Research Committee project number 3167/2003: “Evaluation of the effects of anti tubercular drugs on the immune and functional status of patients with HIV infection suffering from tuberculosis”: 
Col RS Chatterji, Wg Cdr S Shankar, Col LR Sharma, Brig N Ray Chaudhry, Lt Col V Srivastav.
? Sharma LR – “Transthoracic Electrical Impedance Plenthysmography as a guide to intrathoracic fluid volumes in various cardiopulmonary disorders”.  MD Dissertation, Poona University 1982.
? Sharma LR – “Clinical Aspects of Humanitation Missions”: Proceedings of Vth Asia Pacific Military Medicine Conference (APMMC) – 1995.
? Sharma LR, Singh AK – “Use of neuromuscular depolarizing agents in Elapid bites” – Proceedings of International Trauma and Critical Care society – 2000. 
? Poduval RG, Sharma LR, et al - “A clinical and Neuroimaging Study of Neuro – AIDS Cases in a Tertiary Care Hospital”.  Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology 2006 Vol-9.
? Sharma LR, Poduval RG et al – “Antiretroviral Therapy – The Indian Army Experience with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy” at Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt-10:  Proceedings of XVI Asia Pacific Military Medicine Conference (APMMC), New Delhi : 26-31 March 2006.   
? Sharma LR, Lal V, Simpson ID.  “Snakes of medical significance in India: the first reported case of envenoming by the Levantine viper (Macrovipera lebetina)”. Journal of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 2008 Fall; 19(3): 195-8.
? Lt Col AS Kushwaha, Brig SK Aggarwal, Brig LR Sharma, VSM, Maj Gen M Singh, Maj R Nimonkar – “Accidental Outbreak of Non-Bacterial Food Poisoning”. MJAFI 2008; 64 : 346-349.


Professional Memberships and Certifications

Life Member of Association of Physicians of India

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