Dr. Sameer Sharma, M.D.
Austin Pain Doctor, Capitol Pain Institute
Dr. Sameer Sharma is a double board-certified physician in pain management and physical medicine and rehabilitation. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine in Long Island, NY and his pain management fellowship at Temple University in Philadelphia. In between his residency and fellowship training Dr. Sharma was able to provide services as the inpatient rehab medical director at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, NY and also worked as a pain consultant at nursing facilities throughout Long Island, NY.
Having completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hofstra University North Shore LIJ in New York he was fortunate to work with some of the great luminary figures in rehabilitation. This experience helped to further refine his interest in musculoskeletal injuries and electrodiagnostic studies.
Publications & Recognition
As a resident at Hofstra University, Dr. Sharma was able to help contribute to various book publications and research projects in the fields of electrodiagnostic and sports medicine. He attends numerous conferences and seminars as an active member of North American Spine Society (NASS), American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), and the Spine Intervention Society. Presently he is a board writer for pain management questions on BoardVitals.com. In addition, Dr. Sharma works as a physician reviewer in his spare time and performs medical chart reviews to make sure patients receive the standard of care.
Applying an old-fashioned yet valued approach Dr. Sharma employs a distinct “hands-on” method in examining his patients. Endorsing a multi-modality treatment, he uses appropriately tailored physical therapy regimens, effective yet safe interventional procedures of the spine and joints and medication management in a rationale and compassionate manner.
A native of Northern California, Dr. Sharma is delighted to call Austin his home. He is an ardent fan of Bay Area sports teams and admirer of a wide array of music and has enjoyed experiencing the festive and eclectic culture of Austin. Dr. Sharma is happily married and in his spare time enjoys spending time with his family and living an active lifestyle.