Dr. Sudheer Sharma is a clinical Cardiologist with clinical interests in 3D echocardiography, cardiac CT, and clinical cardiology. Dr. Sharma has a particular interest in the early detection & treatment of coronary atherosclerosis with the hopes of improving long term outcome. He has an active interest in valvular heart disease.
Dr. Sharma was raised in Edmonton. He completed Medical school at the University of Alberta in 1996. He then went on to Dalhousie University where he completed Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology Fellowship in 2002. He returned to the University of Alberta to complete a Level III Echocardiography Fellowship in 2003. Dr. Sharma pursued advanced training in cardiovascular computed tomography in California. He has also attained level III credentials in Cardiac CT.
Dr. Sharma practiced at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, BC (2003-2008). 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.
In 2008, Dr. Sharma returned to Edmonton where he continues as a staff Cardiologist at the CK Hui Heart Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital Campus. 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 Coronary Care Unit (CCU) and Cardiology ward service. Dr. Sharma interprets transthoracic & transesophageal echocardiography at the CK Hui Heart Centre. He interprets exercise stress tests, holter, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring & supervises myocardial perfusion studies.
Dr. Sharma serves as the Echocardiography Lab Director at Edmonton Cardiology Consultants & Pulse Air Heart & Lung Centre.