Kavita Sharma MD

Assistant Professor, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition & Weight Management

720 Harrison Ave | (617) 414-3777
Kavita Sharma
Sections

Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition & Weight Management

Biography

Dr. Kavita Sharma is a Weight Management 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. Her research interest includes Obesity Medicine, Hospital Malnutrition and Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) therapy. She enjoys working in an academic multidisciplinary setting, taking care of diverse patient population and currently serves as the Director of Nutrition Support Service at Boston Medical Center.

Education

MBBS, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, India

Publications

Published on 3/21/2024

Kim DW, Park JS, Sharma K, Velazquez A, Li L, Ostrominski JW, Tran T, Seitter Peréz RH, Shin JH. Qualitative evaluation of artificial intelligence-generated weight management diet plans. Front Nutr. 2024; 11:1374834. PMID: 38577160.

Published on 8/26/2023

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. PMID: 37632584.

Published on 8/15/2023

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.

Published on 7/25/2023

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 Dec; 19(12):1435-1443. PMID: 37612187.

Published on 1/1/2023

Tran T, Rim DS, Nolen-Doerr E, Lopez M, Nah Y, Sharma K, Shin JH, Kim DW. A Case of Abnormal Liver Function Tests in a Patient Receiving Total Parenteral Nutrition. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2023; 11:23247096231181969. PMID: 37357868.

Published on 12/1/2019

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.

Published on 12/23/2018

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.

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