DR. (BRIG.) AJAY SHARMA

Director
Paras Hospitals, Panchkula

Hematology - Oncology

Language Spoken: Hindi, English

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About DR. (BRIG.) AJAY SHARMA

About DR. (BRIG.) AJAY SHARMA

Dr (Brig) Ajay Sharma has vast experience in Blood Cancers & other diseases of Blood. He has pioneered the Stem Cell Transplantation program in armed forces as well as in Ganga Ram Hospital at Delhi. He has performed over 1000 BMTs and has been treating all kinds of Leukemias & Lymphomas/ Myeloma, besides other blood diseases like Thalassemia and Aplastic anemia. He has been involved in various research activities and had a large number of publications in Indian & international journals. He is a recognized Postgraduate teacher & DM examiner. He has been involved in training other doctors and  Hematology & BMT fellows.

Previous Experience

Previous Experience:

Previous Experience
  • Professor & Head, Dept of Clinical Hematology & BMT, Ganga Ram Institute for Post Graduate Medical Education & Research & Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (GRIPMER), New Delhi
  • Professor & Head, Dept. of Clinical Hematology & Centre for Stem Cell Transplantation & Research, Army Hospital (R & R)
  • DM Examiner (Hematology) AIIMS, New Delhi & PGI Chandigarh.
  • Expert Referee for Medical Council of India.
  • Expert member of taskforce for radiation accident disaster Maintenance Group (G.O.T.).
  • Expert member of task force for stem cell donor registry by Govt of India.
Professional Membership

Professional Membership:

Professional Membership
  • Asia Pacific BMT Society
  • Indian Society of Hematology & Transfusion Medicine
  • International Fellow American Society of Hematology
  • Executive Member, Indian Stem Cell Transplantation Group
  • President, Delhi Society of Hematology
  • President, Delhi Hematology Group
Education and Fellowships

Education and Fellowships:

Education and Fellowships
  • MBBS from IGMC, Shimla (1977 – 1980)
  • MD (Internal Medicine) from AFMC, Pune (1989 – 1991)
  • DNB (Medicine) from AFMC, Pune (1983)
  • Post Doc Fellowship Training (Hematology& BMT) from CMC Vellore (1998- 2000)
  • Fellowship in Hematology Research from National Institute of Health, USA
Specialty Interests

Specialty Interests:

Specialty Interests
  • Bone Marrow Transplants
  • all kinds of Leukemias & Lymphomas/ Myeloma
  • all blood diseases including Thalassemia and Aplastic anemia
Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors:

Awards & Honors
  • Chief of Army Staff Commendation – 2010
  • Chief of Army Staff Commendation – 2012
  • Chief of Army Staff Commendation – 2013
  • Sardar Patel National Award for Medical Sciences 2014.
Research and Publications

Research and Publications:

Research and Publications
  • Have over 65 publications in national and international Journals as well as textbooks.
    INTERNATIONAL
  • A Sharma, V Nair, J Ratheesh, S Das, D K Mishra, R Kale, N Grover & C Mohan. Severe intravascular haemolysis following minor group mismatched peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplantation (2007), 39: 805-806
  • A Sharma, V Nair, H P Singh,S Das, B N Kapoor, A K Dhar, V Raghvan. Paediatric
    Acute Myeloid Leukemia: experience with intensive chemotherapy protocols. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2007; Vol 49 (4): 466
  • A Sharma, V Nair,S Das, V Raghvan. Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation:
    Army Hospital (R&R) Experience. Journal of Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2007; Vol 49 (4): 499
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, Deepak K Mishra, Satya R Das, J Kotvval, B Mukherjee, M B
    AganNal, S R Mehta. Erythropoetin (EPO) and Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor (GCS-F) Based Therapy in Patients with Low Risk MDS: A Single Centre Experience from India. Publication Number: Publication Number: 4869, 2006 ASH Ann Meeting Abstracts, Blood 2006, Vol 108(11): 303b.
  • A Sharma; Velu Nair, Deepak K Mishra, Ajay Sharma, Satya R Das, J Kotwal, M B
    Agarwal. Dapsone as Second-Line Drug in Non-Splenectomized Patients with Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP): A Highly Cost Effective Option in a Developing Country. Publication Number: 1073; 2006 ASH Ann Meeting Abstracts, Blood 2006; Vol 108: 303a.
  • A Sharma, Velu Nair, Satya R Das, D K Mishra, J Kotwal, Mohan B Agarwal.
    Thrombotic Complications in Young Adults at High Altitude Areas: An Indian Experience. Publication Number: 4108; 2006 ASH Ann Meeting Abstracts; Blood 2006; Vol 108(11): 107b
  • A Sharma, Velu Nair, J Ratheesh, S Das, D K Mishra, Mohan. Severe intravascular haernolysis following minor -group mismatched peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplantation (2007), 39: 805-806
  • A Sharma, V Nair, H P Singh, S-13—B–N Kapoor,—A K Dhar, V Raghvan. Paediatric
    Acute Myeloid Leukem42experience with intensive chemotherapy protocols. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2007; Vo:149 (4): 466
  • A Sharma, S Das, V Raghvan. Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation:
    Army Hospital (R&R) Experience. Journal of Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2007; Vol 49 (4): 499
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, Satyaranjan Das, Deepak Kumar Mishra, JyotiKotwal,
    RidhimaDabas, Vivek Nair, Anil Khetarpal, Alok Sen, and 0 P Mathew Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Single Centre Experience from Army Hospital (Research &Referral), New Delhi, India, Blood (ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts), Nov 2008; 112: 4377
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, Satyaranjan Das, Deepak Kumar Mishra, Shilajit
    Bhattacharya, A D Mathur, and 0 P Mathew. Thromboprophylaxis in Multiple Myelorna: Indian Perspective. Blood (ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts), Nov 2008; 112: 5207
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, M Bhikshapathy, Deepak Mishra, Satyaranjan Das, Shilajit
    Bhattacharya, JyotiKotwal, RidhimaDabas, AtulKotwal, Vinod Raghavan, and 0. P Mathew. Monitoring Response to Therapy with lmatinibMesylate in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Using Indian Generic Molecule of Imatinib. Blood (ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts), Nov 2008; 112: 4259.
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, Satyaranjan Das, Deepak Kumar Mishra, JyotiKotwal,
    Naveen Grover, RidhimaDabas, and 0 P Mathew. Conditioning without Antibiotic Prophylaxis May Not Increase Infection Related Mortality in Allogeneic Hematopoeitic Stem Cell Transplantation. Blood (ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts), Nov 2008; 112: 4374.
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, Satyaranjan Das, Sanjeevan Sharma, Deepak Kumar Mishra,
    Shilajit Bhattacharya, Jasmeet Kaur, ProsenjitGanguli, SR Mehta, and Naresh Kumar. Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients of High and Intermediate Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia:-Perspective of a Developing Country. Blood (Nov 2009); 114: 4364.
  • Ajay Sharma, Mammen Chandy, Biju George, Vikram Mathews, ShashikantApte, Velu Nair, UdayDeotare, RajasekharThiurgnanam, Anjali JaydeepKelkar, Samir Melinkeri, Satyaranjan Das,AuroViswabandhya, and AlokSrivastava.
  • A Fludarabine Based Conditioning Regimen Associated with A Good Survival Following HLA Identical Sibling/Family Donor Transplants in Patients with Aplastic Anemia. Blood (Nov 2009); 114: 1194
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, Satyaranjan Das, PG Kumar, Deepak Kumar Mishra, and Jasjit Singh Synoviorthesis (Radionuclide Synovectomy) with Yttrium -90 for Chronic Synovitis in Haemophilia: A Cost-Effective Therapy in Developing Countries.
    Blood(Nov 2009); 114: 3497.
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, Satyaranjan Das, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Children with Genetic Defects. Indian Pediatrics 2009 JAN
    NATIONAL
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, S.Das. Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Single Centre Experience from Armed Forces. APICON 2008,
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, S.Das, V Raghavan, DK Mishra, Jyotikotwal. lmunophenotypic Diagnosis In Hematological Malignancies. APCON 2008.
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, S Das, GS Chopra, D K Mishra, JyotiKotwal, KhetarpalAnil,Alok Sen, Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Children with Genetic Defects. 48thAnn. Conf. Lucknow 2007: 21
  • Ajay Sharma,Velu Nair, S. Das, V Raghwan, G S Chopra, D K. Mishra, J. Kotwal, PS Dhot Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Single Centre Experience from Armed Forces. 48th’Ann. Conf. ISHTM, Lucknow 2007: 14
    Col Ajay Sharma, Lt Col D K Mishra, Col G S Chopra, Dr. Ritika Gupta, Col Velu Nair, VSM, SurgCdr S Das, Lt Col J Kotwal, Col S Bhattacharya. HaematopoieticChimerismFollowing Allogeneic BMT,-A-Revettgef. 48th Ann. Conf. ISHTM, Lucknow 2007: 13
  • Ajay Sharma, Dr. Yangchan Kishore, J Kotwal, Naveen Grover, S Bhattacharya, V Dutta, D K Mishra, V Nair, S Das. Post BMT disseminated mucormycosis in a case of Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A post modem revelation. 48th Ann. Conf. ISHTM, Lucknow 2007: 7
  • Ajay Sharma, Ritika Gupta, J Kotwal, V Dutta, S Bhattacharya, D K Mishra, V Nair,SDas. Veno-occlusive disease (VOD) following allo-PBSCT in a case of Acute Myeloid Leukemia-M4. 48th Ann. Conf. ISHTM, Lucknow 2007: 20
  • Ajay Sharma, lndo-US Workshop, Medical Countermeasures for Radiation Injury: Current and Evolving Technologies-Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS), New Delhi. India on 17-20/08/2008: 53-54
    Lt Col Ajay Sharma, Dr. Ritika Gupta, Col V Dutta, SM, Col B Mukherjee, Col GS Chopra, SM, Lt Col D K Mishra, Lt Col J Kotwal, Lt Col Sonia Badwal, Col V Nair, VSM, SurgCdr S Das. Acute Myeloid Leukemia-M3: Veno-occludive disease (VOD) following allo – PBSCT. Posters: XVII Ann Conf & CME, Delhi Society of Haematology- 23rd Sep 2006.
    Lt Col Ajay Sharma,Dr.Yangchan Kishore, Lt Col N Grover, Col B Mukherjee, Col GS Chopra, SM, Col V Dutta, SM, Lt Col D K Mishra, Lt Col J Kotwal, Lt Col Sonia Badwal, Col V Nair, VSM, SurgCdr S Das. Post mortem diagnosis of disseminated mucormycosis in a case of Acute Myeloid Leukemia, 15 months after autologous BMT. Poster-CR-3: XVII Ann Conf & CME, Delhi Society of Haematology- 231° Sep 2006.
  • Ajay Sharma, D K Mishra, Velu Nair, VSM**, S Bhattacharya, Satya Das, J Kotwal, T Verma, Rohit Vohra. Freelite chain assay in plasma cell dyscrasias: A preliminary analysis. Indian J. Hematol. Blood Transfus 24(3); abstract#PP2/42; 86
    Col A Sharma, Col V Nair, SurgCdr S Das, Col A Khetarpal, Col A Sen, Lt Col T Verma, Dr. R Dabas. Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Army Hospital, (Research & Referral) Experience. Indian J. Hematol. Blood Transfus 24(3); abstract#PP1/44:142
  • Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, Satyaranjan Das, RidhimaDabas , D K Mishra, J Kotwal, S R Mehta, 0 P Mathew. Allogeneic Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Army Hospital
    (Research & Referral) Experience. Indian J. Hematol. Blood Transfus 24(3); abstract#PP1/45: 143
    Col Ajay Sharma, Col Velu Nair, Maj M Bhikshapathy, Col DK Mishra, SurgCdr.Satyaranjan Das, Brig AD Mathur, Col S Bhattacharya, Col J Kotwai. Dr. RidhimaDabas, Dr. AtulKotwal. Lt Col Vinod Raghavan. Monitoring Response to Therapy with ImatinibMesylate in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Using Indian Generic Molecule of lmatinib. Indian J. Hematol. Blood Transfus 24(3); abstract#PP1/47: 144
  • Ajay Sharma, S. Das. Allogeneic Haematopoietic Stem CellTransplantation: A Single Centre Experience From Armed Forces. APICON 2008, Ajay Sharma, Velu Nair, S Das, V Raghavan, DK Mishra, Jyotikotwal.Imunophenotypic Diagnosis In Hematological Malignancies. APCON 2008.