Transcatheter aortic valve replacement helps elderly patients


Patient Milton Knauer, 85, from left, receives a visit from his doctors Dr. Nauman Jahangir (cq), left, chief of cardiology at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center, and Dr. Branavan Umakanthan (cq), cardiologist, at the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Las Vegas. Knauer recently received a trans-apical trans-catheter aortic valve replacement during surgery performed by both doctors. (Ronda Churchill/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Dr. Deepak Sharma

Nevada Heart and Vacular Center is proud to welcome the addition of Dr. Deepak Sharma.

Dr. Deepak Sharma received his medical degree from JLN Medical College, India. He was accepted as a reaching fellow at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. He completed his residency training at the University Of Nevada School of Medicine, and fellowship in cardiology at The University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Sharma completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at St. John Hospital and medical center in Detroit, Michigan, where he served as chief interventional fellow.

Dr. Sharma specializes in cardiovascular disease including peripheral arterial disease and venous disease of the lower extremities.

In his free time, Dr. Sharma enjoys traveling, nature, soccer, cricket, racquetball and spending time with his family.

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