Rajani Sharma, MD
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Dr. Rajani Sharma earned her AB at Princeton University prior to attending Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Irving Medical Center, where she received a resident teaching award. She then completed her gastroenterology fellowship and transplant hepatology fellowship also at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Irving Medical Center. During her gastroenterology fellowship, she earned a Masters in Patient Oriented Research at the Mailman School of Public Health.
Dr. Sharma strives to provide empathetic and thoughtful care that focuses on the specific needs of each of her patients. Her clinical practice is focused on the management of all types of liver disease. In addition, Dr. Sharma has specialized training in managing complications of end-stage liver disease and caring for patients before and after liver transplantation.
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2019 Transplant Forum Travel Scholar Award
2019 American Society of Transplantation, Liver and Intestinal Community of Practice Travel Grant for Best Trainee Research Project, American Transplant Congress Conference
2019 Best Trainee Research Award, Young Investigators Forum, Controversies in Liver Transplantation Annual Conference
2017 NIH T32 Training Grant Fund Recipient, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, PI: Dr. Timothy Wang, MD
2017 Tuition Scholarship for MS in Patient Oriented Research, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
2016 Senior Resident Teaching Award, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Department of Medicine
2013 Highest Academic Achievement Award, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
2013 Diane Barton, MD Endowed Scholarship, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the NJ Health Fund