Dr Avinash Sharma

Consultant in Geriatric & Internal Medicine

Dr Avinash Sharma

Dr Avinash Sharma

Consultant in Geriatric & Internal Medicine

Dr Sharma has been Consultant Physician at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital since April 2016 where his NHS practice is based. He has been working at Schoen Clinic London since August 2018.

Dr Sharma works collaboratively with his orthopaedics and surgery colleagues in optimising the medical co-morbidities to improve health outcomes in his patients. Prior to this he had been consulting at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital since August 2009.

Dr Sharma trained in General and Geriatric Medicine from NW Thames (London Deanery), after attaining MRCP in 2003. His clinical and research interest focuses on understanding the pathophysiology and management of varied illnesses in the elderly population, with a special emphasis on falls prevention, Parkinson’s disease and early supported discharge.

Dr Sharma has a keen interest in the training of medical students and junior doctors and is the honorary clinical senior lecturer in faculty of medicine at Imperial College London. He has co-authored various books to aid with MRCP exam preparation and till August 2015 had been RCP college tutor.

Dr Sharma delivers comprehensive and person-centred holistic care to his patients incorporating the key principles of geriatric medicine. His subspecialty interests include providing peri-operative care in orthopaedics and surgical patients, frailty assessment in acute medical settings, Parkinson’s disease in the elderly in addition to practising general adult medicine.