Neurologist in Hyderabad

Dr Soumya Sharma

MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology), Fellowship in Parkinson’s disease and Movement disorders (London, Ontario, Canada)

Work Experience

8 yrs+

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English, हिंदी, ಕನ್ನಡ


Apollo Health City Jubilee Hills

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

  • Parkinson’s disease and other Parkinsonian syndromes (PSP, MSA, CBS)
  • Dystonia (neck, limb, generalized)
  • Writer’s cramp
  • Tremor and other hyperkinetic movement disorders such as chorea, tics
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Functional movement disorders
  • Ataxias
  • Gait disorders including Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)
  • Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, Dystonia, tremor and other rare movement disorders
  • Botulinum toxin for tremor, dystonia, hemi-facial spasm and spasticity

Work Experience

  • Clinical fellow, Movement disorders, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada: September 2017 to June 2023
  • Consultant neurologist, Care institute of medical sciences, Hyderabad, India: January 2017 to July 2017
  • Consultant neurologist,Surbhi hospital, Noida, India: October 2016- December 2016
  • Post-Doctoral Senior Resident, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (GIPMER), New Delhi, India: August 2015- July 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Rajarajeshwari Medical college and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India: November 2010- November 2011
  • Senior Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, Karnataka, India: July 2010- November 2010

Awards and Achievements

  • Co-investigator and site leader (Canada) for STRAT-PARK, a multinational, multicenter study to stratify Parkinson’s disease.
  • Won the first prize in quiz on headache medicine in National headache update, Udaipur, India, 2015 and in National headache update, Kolkata, India, 2016
  • Co-authored Manual on movement disorders (MovDis) with Dr. Mandar Jog and released it as a mobile application

Research and Publications

  • Sharma S, Sethi SK, Reese D, Gharabaghi S, Yerramsetty KK, Palutla VK, Chen Y, Haacke EM, Jog MS. Brain iron deposition and movement disorders in hereditary haemochromatosis without liver failure: A cross-sectional study. Eur J Neurol. 2022 May;29(5):1417-1426. doi: 10.1111/ene.15242. Epub 2022 Jan 14. PMID: 34989476.
  • Sharma S, Murgai A, Jog MS. Diagnosing Unusual Presentations of Dopa-Responsive Conditions: Thinking on your Feet. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. 2019 Jan;46(1):127-9.
  • Pandey S, Sharma S. Botulinum toxin in Meige's syndrome: A video-based case series. Neurology India. 2018 Jan 1;66(1):71.
  • Salari M, Sharma S, Jog M. Botulinum Toxin Induced Atrophy: An Uncharted Territory. Toxins. 2018 Aug 2;10(8):313.
  • Alamos MF, Sharma S, Kumar N, Jog MS. 'Cognitive freezing': A newly recognized episodic phenomenon in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism & related disorders. 2019 Jun 5.
  • Sharma S,Gupta A, Deshmukh A, Puri V. Arsenic poisoning and Mees' lines. QJM. 2016 Aug;109(8):565-6. doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcw068. Epub 2016 Jun 1
  • Sharma S, Gupta A, Soni G, Saran RK, Srivastava AK, Puri V. The butterfly mystery. Neurology India. 2016 Nov 1;64(6):1376. 
  • Sharma S, Pandey S. Approach to a tremor patient. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology. 2016 Oct 1;19(4):433. 
  • Pandey S, Sharma S. Meige's syndrome: History, epidemiology, clinical features, pathogenesis and treatment. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 2017 Jan 15;372:162-70. 
  • Sharma S, Gupta A, Deshmukh A, Singh S, Puri V. Downbeat nystagmus. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2016 Dec 13: postgradmedj-2016.
  • Sharma S, Pandey S. Treatment of essential tremor: current status. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2019 Oct 1: postgradmedj-2019.
  • Fearon C, Rawal S, Olszewska D, Alcaide-Leon P, Kern DS, Sharma S, Jaiswal SK, Murthy JMK, Ha AD, Schwartz RS, Fung VSC, Spears C, Tholanikunnel T, Almeida L, Hatano T, Oji Y, Hattori N, Shubham S, Kumar H, Bhidayasiri R, Laohathai C, Lang AE. Neuroimaging Pearls from the MDS Congress Video Challenge. Part 2: Acquired Disorders. Mov Disord Clin Pract. 2022 Feb 3;9(3):311-325. doi: 10.1002/mdc3.13415. PMID: 35402651; PMCID: PMC8974867.
  • Ganguly J, Murgai A, Sharma S, Aur D, Jog M. Non-invasive Transcranial Electrical Stimulation in Movement Disorders. Front Neurosci. 2020 Jun 5;14:522. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2020.00522. PMID: 32581682; PMCID: PMC7290124.
  • Salari M, Zali A, Ashrafi F, Etemadifar M, Sharma S, Hajizadeh N, Ashourizadeh H. Incidence of Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic. Mov Disord. 2020 Jul;35(7):1095-1096. doi: 10.1002/mds.28116. Epub 2020 May 21. PMID: 32395849; PMCID: PMC7273007.

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Member of International Parkinson and Movement disorders society
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