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Ketan Sharma, MD

Undergraduate: BA, Johns Hopkins, 2008, Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience

Medical School: MD, Duke, 2013

Hometown: Edison, New Jersey

Ketan Sharma

Research Interests

Paul Farmer Global Surgery Research Fellow, Harvard University/Partners-in-Health, 2011-12, Breast Cancer in Haiti. Surgical Oncology Research Associate, Duke 2010-11, Regional Chemotherapy for Melanoma.

Selected Publications

Dolen U, Schmidt A, Um G, Sharma K, Naughton M, Zoberi I, Margenthaler J, Myckatyn T. Impact of Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Chemotherapy on Immediate Tissue Expander Breast Reconstruction. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2016 Mar 4.

Sharma K, Grant D, Myckatyn T. The Impact of Race on Choice of Post-Mastectomy Reconstruction: Is There a Healthcare Disparity? Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2015 Oct; 136:114-5.

Myckatyn T, Cavallo J, Sharma K, Gangopadhyay N, Dudas J, Roma A, Baalman S, Tenenbaum M, Matthews B, Deeken C. The Impact of Chemotherapy and Radiation on the Remodeling of Acellular Dermal Matrices in Staged, Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2015 Jan; 135(1): 43e-57e.

Beasley G, Speicher P, Augustine C, Dolber P, Peterson B, Sharma K, Mosca PJ, Royal R, Ross M, Zager J, Tyler D. A Multicenter Phase I Dose Escalation Trial to Evaluate Safety and Tolerability of Intra-arterial Temozolomide for Patients with Advanced Extremity Melanoma Using Normothermic Isolated Limb Infusion. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014 Aug; 22(1):287-94.

Chao T, Sharma K, Mandigo M, Hagander L, Resch S, Weiser T, Meara J. Cost-effectiveness of Surgery and its Policy Implications for Global Health: a Systematic Review and Analysis. The Lancet Global Health. 2014 June; 2(6): 334-345.

Beasley GM, Speicher P, Sharma K, Seigler H, Salama A, Mosca P, Tyler DS. Efficacy of Repeat Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients Who Develop Recurrent Melanoma. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014 Apr; 218(4): 686-92.

Tokuhisa Y, Lidsky ME, Toshimitsu H, Turley RS, Beasley GM, Ueno T, Sharma K, Augustine CK, Tyler DS. SRC Family Kinase Inhibition as a Novel Strategy to Augment Melphalan-based Regional Chemotherapy of Advanced Extremity Melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014 Mar; 21(3): 1024-30.

8. Sharma K, Marcus J. Bevacizumab and Wound-Healing: Mechanism of Action, Clinical Evidence, and Management Recommendations for the Plastic Surgeon. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2013 Oct; 71(4): 434-40.

Lidsky M, Turley R, Beasley GM, Sharma K, Tyler DS. “Predicting Disease Progression After Regional Therapy for In-Transit Melanoma.” JAMA Surgery. 2013 Jun; 148(6): 493-8.

Sharma K, Costas A, Damuse R, Hamiltong J, Pyda J, Ong C, Shulman L, Meara J. The Haiti Breast Cancer Initiative: Initial Findings and Analysis of Barriers-to-Care Delaying Presentation. Journal of Oncology. 2013 Jun; 2013:206367.

Sharma K, Beasley G, Wong J, Miller M, Turley R, Lidsky M, Dewhirst MW, Mosca P, Zaher JS, Tyler DS. A Multi-Institution Experience Comparing the Clinical and Physiologic Differences between Upper Extremity Melphalan-Based Isolated Limb Infusion (ILI) and Lower Extremity ILI. Cancer. 2012 Dec; 118(24): 6136-43.

Sharma K, Beasley G, Turley R, Raymond AK, Mosca P, Tyler DS. Patterns of Recurrence Following Complete Response to Regional Chemotherapy for In-Transit Melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2012 Aug; 19(8): 2563-71.

Sharma K, Costas A, Shulman L, Meara J. “A Systematic Review of Barriers to Breast Cancer Care Resulting in Delayed Patient Presentation in Developing Countries.” Journal of Oncology. 2012 Aug; 2012:121873.

Sharma K, Metzler I, Chen S, Mayer JE, Meara J. Public Reporting of Healthcare Data: A New Frontier in Quality Improvement. Bulletin of American College of Surgeons. 2012 Jun; 97(6): 6-13.

Mull A, Qureshi A, Zubovic E, Rao Y, Zoberi I, Sharma K, Myckatyn T. Impact of Time Interval Between Radiation and Free Autologous Breast Reconstruction. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Sharma K, Bichanich M, Moore A. A Three-Phase Approach for the Management of Upper Extremity Electrical Injuries. Clinics in Hand Surgery.

Parikh R, Sharma K, Guffey R, Myckatyn T. Pre-operative Paravertebral Block Improves Postoperative Pain Control and Reduces Hospital Length of Stay in Patients Undergoing Autologous Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy for Breast Cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 

PRESENTATIONS
Parikh R, Sharma K, Guffey R, Myckatyn T. “Preoperative Paravertebral Block Improves Health Resource Utilization and Reduced Postoperative Pain in Patients Undergoing Autologous Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy for Breast Cancer.” Plastic Surgery Research Council. May 19-22, 2016. New York, NY.

Sharma K, Grant D, Parikh RP, Myckatyn T. “Race and Breast Cancer Reconstruction: Is There a Healthcare Disparity?” Plastic Surgery: The Meeting. Oct 17-20, 2015. Boston, MA.

Parikh RP, Sharma K, Kleiber GM. “Complications and Comorbidities in Syndactyly Reconstruction: National Trends from 2012 and 2013.” American Society of Surgery of the Hand 70th Annual Meeting. Sept 10-12, 2015. Seattle, WA.

Sharma K, Myckatyn T. “The Histologic Impact of Chemotherapy and Radiation on the Remodeling of Acellular Dermal Matrices in Staged, Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction.” Plastic Surgery: The Meeting. Oct 9-13, 2014. Chicago, IL.

Sharma K, Costas A, Shulman L, Meara JG. “Early Results from the Haiti Breast Cancer Initiative: Why Do Patients Delay Presentation?” Bethune Roundtable. May 10-12, 2013. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Sharma K, Hughes D, Daluvoy S, Marcus J. “A Global Health Clinical and Education Initiative: Cleft Care at the Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Center.” Duke Plastic Surgery: Grand Rounds. Mar 2013. Durham, NC.

Chao T, Sharma K, Hagander L, Meara J. “Defining the Role of Surgery in the Expanding Global Health Movement: A Systematic Review of Cost-Effectiveness Studies.” Utah Extreme Affordability Conference. Mar 28-29, 2013. Salt Lake City, UT.

Sharma K, Marcus J. “Optimal Management of an Open Scalp Wound in a Glioblastoma Multiforme Patient Receiving Avastin.” University of Pittsburgh Plastic Surgery: Grand Rounds. Oct 2012. Pittsburgh, PA.

Atisha DM, Allori A, Nolen D, Kellogg R, Christie B, Ruane E, Sharma K, Maiga A, Thomas S, Puscas L, Erdmann D, Marcus J. “An Evaluation of Facial Fractures in the Elderly Population: Does Age Make a Difference?” American Society of Plastic Surgery: Plastic Surgery, The Meeting. Oct 2012. New Orleans, LA.

Sharma K, Marcus J. “Bevacizumab and Wound-Healing: Mechanism of Action, Clinical Evidence, and Management Recommendations for the Plastic Surgeon.” Duke Plastic Surgery: Grand Rounds. Sept 2012. Durham, NC.

Maiga A, Atisha DM, Nolen D, Kellogg R, Christie B, Ruane E, Sharma K, Allori A, Erdmann D, Marcus J. “Factors Associated with Noncompliance with Follow-up Care after Maxillofacial Fractures.” American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress: Surgical Forum. Sept 2012. Chicago, IL.

Atisha DM, Allori A, Nolen D, Kellogg R, Christie B, Ruane E, Sharma K, Maiga A, Thomas S, Puscas L, Erdmann D, Marcus J. “An Evaluation of Facial Fractures in the Elderly Population: Does Age Make a Difference?” Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. June 2012. Amelia Islands, FL.

Sharma K, Beasley G, Turley R, Raymond AK, Mosca P, Tyler DS. “Patterns of Recurrence Following Complete Response to Regional Chemotherapy for In-Transit Melanoma.” Society of Surgical Oncology 65th Annual Cancer Symposium. Mar 21-24, 2012. Orlando, FL.

Beasley G, Sharma K, Lidsky M, Mosca P, Tyler DS. “Is In-Transit Melanoma an Indication for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy?” 7th International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies. Feb 19-22, 2012. Captiva Island, FL.

Sharma K, Beasley G, Sanders G, Raymond AK, Tyler DS. “Defining Toxicities and Analyzing Methods to Reduce Toxicities from a Single Center Experience of 225 Extremity Regional Chemotherapy Procedures.” 6th International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies. Feb 18-20, 2011. Reno, NV.

Sharma K, Mundshenk M, Kleiber G. “Predictors of Quality Improvement Indicators in Hand Infection Patients.” Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Symposium. April 28, 2015. St Louis, MO.

Chao T, Sharma K, Hagander L, Meara J. “Defining the Role of Surgery in the Expanding Global Health Movement: A Systematic Review of Cost-Effectiveness Studies.” Utah Extreme Affordability Conference. Mar 28-29, 2013. Salt Lake City, UT. Winner: First Place, Poster Competition.

Sharma K, Beasley G, Turley R, Raymond AK, Mosca P, Tyler DS. “Patterns of Recurrence Following Complete Response to Regional Chemotherapy for In-Transit Melanoma.” Duke University School of Medicine’s Annual Research Symposium. August 10, 2012. Durham, NC.

Sharma K, Costas A, Shulman L, Meara J. “A Systematic Review of Breast Cancer in Developing Countries: Barriers to Care Causing Delayed Patient Presentation.” Bethune Round Table. May 25-27, 2012. Toronto, Canada.

Sharma K, Costas A, Shulman L, Meara J. “The Haiti Breast Cancer Initiative: A Prospective, Comprehensive, and Regional Breast Cancer Registry.” Folkman Research Day. May 15, 2012. Boston, MA.

Sharma K, Beasley G, Wong J, Miller M, Turley R, Lidsky M, Dewhirst MW, Mosca P, Zaher JS, Tyler DS. “A Multi-Institution Experience Comparing the Clinical and Physiologic Differences between Upper Extremity Melphalan-Based Isolated Limb Infusion (ILI) and Lower Extremity ILI.” Society of Surgical Oncology 65th Annual Cancer Symposium. Mar. 21-24, 2012. Orlando, FL.