St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates is pleased to welcome Ishna Sharma, M.D., to St. Peter’s Health Partners Bariatric and Metabolic Care.
Board-certified in general surgery and fellowship-trained at the highly regarded Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Dr. Sharma practices bariatric and minimally invasive surgery.
In addition to bariatric and metabolic surgery, Dr. Sharma’s professional interests include foregut surgery, general surgery, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery.
She is one of only fifteen surgeons in the U.S. to have completed the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Advanced Robotics Training Fellowship. She is also the creator and host of the Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast: Obesity Edition series, which explores the multidisciplinary current day management of the chronic disease of obesity. It is available to Spotify, Apple, and Google podcasts and is also available for CME credit for healthcare providers.
Dr. Sharma additionally has authored many contributions to academic medical research, including eighteen peer-reviewed publications, four award-winning podium presentations, and three textbook chapters.
Dr. Sharma received her medical and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Miami in Florida. She completed a residency at the University of Connecticut.
With two convenient locations in Albany and Troy, St. Peter’s Health Partners Bariatric and Metabolic Care offers coordinated support services and guidance aimed at helping patients achieve their weight loss goals.
The multidisciplinary team includes experienced, board-certified surgeons; physicians specializing in nutrition; licensed mental health counselors; endocrinologists; certified diabetes educators; and registered nurse navigators.
St. Peter’s Health Partners Bariatric and Metabolic Care is now welcoming new patients at 720 Hoosick Road, Brunswick Plaza, in Troy; and 319 S. Manning Blvd., Suite 307, in Albany. To make an appointment at the Troy office, click here, or call 518-687-9779. To make an appointment at the Albany office, click here, or call 518-525-1954.
St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, with more than 850 physicians and advanced practitioners in more than 130 locations, is affiliated with St. Peter’s Health Partners – the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality, advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services.