MBBS, MS, MD, FRCS
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Abhi Sharma completed his medical training in BJ Medical College and David Sassoon Hospital, Pune, India followed by three year general surgical residency training in SMS College and Hospital, Jaipur, India.
He moved to Yorkshire in 2001 and underwent basic surgical training (2001-2003) in Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. He then undertook basic sciences and clinical research under Professor John Monson and Professor Lesley Walker culminating in an MD in 2005. He started specialist registrar training in the Yorkshire Deanery in 2005.
He trained in Leeds, Hull and Sheffield among other hospitals in Yorkshire. He did a pelvic floor and proctology fellowship in Mannheim, Germany and worked with Professor Alexander Herold.
After obtaining CCT and completing specialist registrar training in June 2011, he went to Rochester, NY, USA for a colorectal fellowship to further his experience in colorectal surgery.
He started working at Wythenshawe Hospital in July 2012.
His interests include pelvic floor surgery (including management of faecal incontinence and constipation), laparoscopic and minimally invasive colorectal surgery including surgery for cancer and inflammatory bowel disease, advanced endoscopy and transanal microsurgical techniques. He has also been extensively involved in research during his career and has over 45 peer reviewed journal publications. He is a Honorary Senior lecturer in University of Manchester and is a supervisor of MSc and MD students.
Surgical management of advanced polyps, laparoscopic surgery for cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticular disease, pelvic floor disorders.
What our patients say
Dr Sharma explained everything regarding my procedure and was happy to answer any questions. I found Dr Sharma very reassuring and showed great patient care towards me and followed up with my after my procedure.
Dr.Sharma has been great with me. I had a minor procedure done and he listened to every worry I had and put me at ease. He’s a really kind man and very down to earth, which made me feel comfortable in an uncomfortable situation. His team were great too - lovely ladies who were so caring.