Dr. Kavita Sharma, is a Weight Management and Nutrition Specialist at Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine in Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition, and Weight Management at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She graduated from Medical school in India and completed a residency in Internal Medicine from Cambridge Health Alliance, Boston, MA. While practicing as an Internist she found her passion for obesity and specialized nutrition therapy. This led to completion of a fellowship program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition Support. Apart from bariatric medicine her research interest also includes malnutrition and therapies for patient with Short Bowel Syndrome. She enjoys working in an academic multidisciplinary setting and currently serves as the Director of Nutrition Support Service at Boston Medical Center.
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Wong DH, Kim E, Rim DS, Sharma K, Tran T, Shin JH, Kim DW. Evaluating the Compliance, Efficacy, and Cost of Formulated Vitamins Versus Separate Supplements in Post-bariatric Surgery Patients. Obes Surg. 2023 Oct; 33(10):3127-3132.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37632584; DOI: 10.1007/s11695-023-06802-0;
Rim DS, Shin JH, Jacoba I, Sharma K, Kim DW. Case report: Exploring teduglutide as a therapeutic option for refractory microscopic colitis: insights and implications. Front Med (Lausanne). 2023; 10:1231565. PMID: 37649980; PMCID: PMC10462905; DOI: 10.3389/fmed.2023.1231565;
Rim DS, Kim BS, Sharma K, Shin JH, Kim DW. Prior bariatric surgery and risk of poor in-hospital outcomes in COVID-19: findings from a National Inpatient Sample. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2023 Jul 25. PMID: 37612187; DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2023.07.006;
Sharma K, Mogensen KM, Robinson MK. Under-Recognizing Malnutrition in Hospitalized Obese Populations: The Real Paradox. Curr Nutr Rep. 2019 12; 8(4):317-322. PMID: 31420855; DOI: 10.1007/s13668-019-00288-y;
Sharma K, Mogensen KM, Robinson MK. Pathophysiology of Critical Illness and Role of Nutrition. Nutr Clin Pract. 2019 Feb; 34(1):12-22. PMID: 30580456; DOI: 10.1002/ncp.10232;
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