Dr. Sudheer Sharma
Dr. Sudheer Sharma is a clinical Cardiologist with clinical interests in echocardiography, cardiac CT, and clinical cardiology. He has an active interest in evaluation & management of valvular heart disease and a particular interest in the early detection & treatment of coronary atherosclerosis, with the hopes of improving long term outcome.
Dr. Sharma was raised in Edmonton and completed Medical School at the University of Alberta in 1996. He completed Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology Fellowship in 2002 at Dalhousie University and returned to the University of Alberta to complete a Level III Echocardiography Fellowship in 2003.
Since then, he has practiced at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, BC (2003-2008), where he was an attending staff Cardiologist performing catheter based diagnostic angiography, transthoracic & transesophageal echocardiography. He served as the Medical Director of the ECG / Holter / Stress Testing Department and Director of the Cardiology Echocardiography Lab. He pursued advanced training in cardiovascular computed tomography in California and attained level III credentials in Cardiac CT in Alberta. He interprets cardiac CT at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.
Since 2008, Dr. Sharma is a staff Cardiologist at the CK Hui Heart Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital Campus in Edmonton and he is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Alberta.
Dr Sharma is actively involved in medical education of medical students, Residents, and Cardiology Fellows. He is an attending physician in the Heart Function Stabilization Program, Cardiology ward service, & Coronary Care Unit (CCU). Dr Sharma interprets transthoracic & transesophageal echocardiography at the CK Hui Heart Centre, interprets exercise stress tests, & supervises myocardial perfusion studies.
Dr. Sharma has been actively involved in the primary prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in his role as the Physician Lead for the South Asian Heart Health Initiative. He has a particular interest in improving awareness of elevated cardiovascular risk among Albertans of South Asian ancestry. The program focuses on primary prevention measures to decrease the elevated risk and prevent heart disease in this high risk population. He is excited to be serving as Medical Director for PulseAir’s Echocardiography and Stress Testing Laboratories.