Dr. Amita Sharma MD Pediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Amita Sharma is a pediatric nephrologist in Boston, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She received her medical degree from Lady Hardinge Medical College and has been in practice for 11 years. Dr. Sharma accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 5 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital and one of 4 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Nephrology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi/Urdu and Punjabi.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Nephrologist: General Pediatric Nephrology

Clinical Interests: Nephrolithiasis, Glomerular Diseases, Genetic Diseases, Bone Disorders, Kidney Transplantation, Atypical Hus

Education & Medical Training

Miami Children's Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1999 - 2002

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology, 1996 - 1999

Lady Hardinge Medical College
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 12 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 11 years in Pediatric Nephrology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

Cardiac fat-containing lesions are common in tuberous sclerosis complex.
Shaaya, E. A.,Hirshberg, J. S.,Rabe, O. T.,Thibert, R. L.,Inglessis, I.,Sharma, A.,Thiele, E. A.

Sex Difference in Normal Thymic Appearance in Adults 20-30 Years of Age.
Ackman, J. B.,Kovacina, B.,Carter, B. W.,Wu, C. C.,Sharma, A.,Shepard, J. A.,Halpern, E. F.

Radiofrequency ablation for treatment of medically inoperable stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
Lanuti, M.,Sharma, A.,Digumarthy, S. R.,Wright, C. D.,Donahue, D. M.,Wain, J. C.,Mathisen, D. J.,Shepard, J. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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