Mehak Sharma, MD

About Me

I am a psychiatrist who specializes in using a combination of therapy and medications to help people through the emotional part of a serious illness like cancer. Receiving a diagnosis and going through treatment can lead to feelings that people may not have had before, like anxiety or depression. This makes an already challenging time more complex. I consider it a privilege to work with my patients and help alleviate some of this distress.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Psychiatric Care for People With Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English; Hindi
  • Education: MD, SUNY University at Buffalo, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Residencies: General Psychiatry – Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Psychosomatic Medicine – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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As home to one of the world’s top cancer research centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering is typically involved in more than 900 clinical trials at a given time. Currently, clinical trials focused on the conditions I treat are enrolling new patients. If you’re interested in joining a clinical trial, click to learn about the trial’s purpose, eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.

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