Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr. S. Sharma

MD, FRCSC
Eye Physician and Surgeon
Medical Retina Specialist

Professor
Research Director 
Department of Ophthalmology
Queen's University

Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Queen's University

Contact:

Sarah Moulton
Tel: (613) 544-3400 x 2227
Fax: (613) 544-3041
Office and Telephone Hours:
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Practice Profile Medical Retina
Ophthalmic Education
General Medical Education
Education
Medical School:
Dalhousie University (1991)
Ophthalmology Residency:
Queen's University (1995)
Fellowship:
Retinal/Epidemiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School (1998)
Retina, Wills Eye Hospital, Jefferson Medical College (1997)
Awards/Distinctions
OMA Achievement Award 2012 - Innovation in the field of Ophthalmology (HDH News Release)(Queen's University News Release)
Research Interests
Macular Degeneration
Health-Technology Assessment
Patient-Related Outcomes
 
Selected Publications:
 
Sharma S, Johnson D, Abouammoh M, Hollands S, Brisette A. Rate of serious adverse effects in a series of bevacizumab and ranibizumab injections. Can J Ophthalmol (2012); 17(3):275-9.
 
Steedman M, Abouammoh M, Sharma S. Multimedia learning tools for teaching undergraduate ophthalmology: results of a randomized clinical study. Can J Ophthalmol (2012); 47(1): 66-71.
 
Schweitzer KD, Eneh AA, hurst J, Bona MD, Rahim KJ, Sharma S. Visual function analysis in acute posterior vitreous detachment. Can J Ophthalmol (2011); 46(3): 232-6.
 
Schweitzer KD, Eneh AA, Hurst J, Bona MD, Rahim K, Sharma S. Predicting retinal tears in posterior vitreous detachment. Can J Ophthalmol (2011); 46(6): 481-5.
 
Johnson D, Hollands H, Hollands S, Sharma S. Incidence and characteristics of acute intraocular inflammation after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab: a retrospective cohort study. Can J Ophthalmol (2010); 45(3): 239-42.
 
Johnson D, Hollands S, Hollands H, Schweitzer KD, Almeida DR, Sharma S.Quality of life amongst American vs. Canadian patients with retinal disease.Can J Ophthalmol (2010); 21(3): 227-32.
 
Karanjia R, Eng KT, Gale J, Sharma S, ten Hove MW. Electrophysiological effects of intravitreal Avastin (bevacizumab) in the treatment of exudative age-related macular edema. Br J Ophthalmol (2008); 92(9): 1248-52.
 
Almeida DR, Johnson D, Hollands H, Smallman D, Baxter S, Eng KT, Kratky V, ten Hove MW, Sharma S, El-Defrawy S. Effect of prophylactic nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs on cystoid macular edema assessed using optical coherence tomography quantification of total macular volume after cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg (2008); 34(1): 64-9.
 
Hollands H, Wong J, Bruen R, Campbell RJ, Sharma S, Gale J. Short-term intraocular changes after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab. Can J Ophthalmol (2007); 42(6): 807-11
 
Hollands H, Johnson D, Brox AC, Almeida DR, Simel DL, Sharma S. Acute-onset floaters and flashes: is this patient at risk for retinal detachment?JAMA (2009); 302(20): 2243-9.
 
 
Research Grants:
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2011): The Importance of Getting the Flu Shot - Online Video KT
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2011): Optocase: Impact of Diabetic Retinopathy on Quality of Life and New Guidelines for Optometrists to Classify and Refer.
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2011): Managing Osteosrthritis without Surgery.
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2011): Properly Managing Concusssion - Online Video KT
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2011): Is Islet Transplant Right For You-Online Video KT?
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2010): Preventing Playground Injuries in Children - online Video KT.
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2010): Video KT of Acute Coronary Syndrome (Prodromal Symptoms and WEST Study.
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2010): Preventing Falls in the Elderly - Online Video KT.
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2010): Emerging Treatment for Chronic Pain - Online Video KT.
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2009): The Risk of Flomax on Cataract Surgery - Online Video KT.
 
CIHR Knowledge Translation Supplement (2009): If I had macular Degeneration - Online Video KT.