Rajiv K. Sharma, MD

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Rajiv K. Sharma, MD
  • Podcasts

    BayCare HealthChat

    Diabetes and Heart Disease
    June 30, 2021

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), persons with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease or stroke than someone who does not have diabetes. Cardiologist Dr. Rajiv Sharma discusses the link between diabetes and heart disease, risk factors and things you can do to help lower and manage your risk. Learn more about BayCare’s heart and vascular Learn more about BayCare’s diabetes programs.

  • Affiliations
    • BayCare Medical Group
    • BayCare Physician Partners
    • BayCare Physician Partners ACO
    • St. Anthony's Hospital
  • Board Certifications
    • AB Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
    • AB Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Gender
    • Male
  • Insurances Accepted
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  • Patient Reviews

    All reviews have been submitted by patients after seeing this provider. To learn more click here.

    4.9/5 Overall Rating
    Provider Explained Things Clearly 4.9/5
    Provider Listened Carefully 4.9/5
    Provider Was Easy To Understand 4.9/5
    Provider Knew Medical History 4.8/5
    Provider Showed Respect 4.9/5
    Provider Spent Enough Time 4.9/5
    Rate Your Provider 0-10 4.8/5
    329 Reviews, 96 Comments
    10/24/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Dr comes highly recommended by current patient.
    10/21/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Dr Sharma is very thorough and ready to explain the technicalities of my condition in an understandable manner. He is energetic and seems very enthusiastic about his calling as a cardiac physician.
    10/21/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Good care
    10/21/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Had all my records
    10/7/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Dr Sharma, is an EXCELLENT doctor. His practice is very efficient, and all the assistants there are excellent.
  • Doctor Bio
    • Dr. Rajiv K. Sharma is board certified in cardiovascular disease, adult echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiovascular computed tomography (CT), and internal medicine. He completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is part of BayCare Medical Group serving the St. Petersburg, Florida area. Dr. Sharma is trained in comprehensive cardiovascular disease and experienced in the management of a full range of cardiovascular disorders such as coronary artery disease, valvular disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, and cardiac risk stratification including the management of hypertension and cholesterol abnormalities. As an invasive cardiologist, he performs procedures such as right and left heart catheterizations. Beyond medical practice, Dr. Sharma is also a seasoned author, having contributed numerous articles to peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Sharma believes in a strong patient-physician relationship akin to a being a "team" and a calming relaxed approach to the discussion of cardiovascular symptoms or issues.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Residency
    • Mercy Health - The Jewish Hospital
  • Specialties
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Internal Medicine
  • Education
    • BayCare Health System
    • Medical University of Lublin
    • University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville


Doctor Locations

Suncoast Medical Clinic Cardiology

620 10th St N Ste 2A
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705