MBBS, FRACP, FFPM, ANZCA
Dr Abhilasha Sharma is an Australian trained dual qualified Paediatrician and Specialist Pain Physician. She is a Staff Specialist in Pain Medicine at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick.
Dr Sharma is trained in all aspects of pain medicine. She has experience in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of chronic pain, acute pain and procedural pain conditions. She has special interest in Complex regional Pain syndrome (CRPS), persistent post- surgical pain, Neuropathic pain and headaches. She is proficient in interventional pain medicine techniques like nerve and joint blocks, epidural injections, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation and other advanced neuromodulation techniques.
As a pain specialist she treats both adult and paediatric patients. She is a compassionate, professional and understands the patient and not just the condition. With her long-term commitment to the well-being of patients, she provides a holistic approach in treatment with the goal of relieving pain and improving function and quality of life. Her management involves minimally invasive pain therapies, suitable medications and allied health management (physiotherapists, psychologists and occupational therapists).
She has a keen interest in Pain Research and contributes to this challenging field at Sydney Children’s Hospital. She is a conjoint lecturer at University of New South Wales.
Dr Sharma trained at Mater Children’s Hospital Brisbane and completed her Paediatric Fellowship at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick (FRACP). She trained in her second specialty in Pain Medicine at Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital. (FFPMANZCA).