Ashwini D. Sharan, MD

Ashwini D. Sharan, MD

Contact Dr. Sharan

909 Walnut Street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-7000
(215) 503-9170 fax

Medical School

UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School - 1995


University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hartford Hospital, CT
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PA


Cleveland Clinic

Board Certification

Neurological Surgery

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Educational Responsibilities

Program Director - Residency in Neurological Surgery

Expertise and Research Interests

Dr. Sharan is a Professor of Neurological Surgery, whose practice focuses on surgery for epilepsy, neuromoduatory surgery, and spinal neurosurgery. Dr. Sharan provides unique expertise in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor. He also leads the surgical epilepsy program at Jefferson, performing both ablative and resective treatments for patients with medically-intractable seizures. Dr Sharan is the past president of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS 2017-8), past president of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS 2015-8), past president of American Association of South Asian Neurosurgeons (AASAN – 2009-12), vice chair of operations for the Department of Neurosurgery, and serves as the neurosurgery residency Program Director at Jefferson.


neurostimulation; epilepsy; deep brain stimulation; functional neurosurgery; spinal instrumentation; degenerative spinal disease; spinal tumor; spasticity; complex spinal procedures