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Dr. Kusum Sharma, MD

Allergist, Immunologist

Professional statement

Dr. Sharma is Board Certified in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. She received her Medical Degree from the Armed Forces Medical College, completed her Residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, KY and her Fellowship at Pennsylvania State University in Hershey, PA. Dr. Sharama is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Allergist
  • Immunologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Board certifications

  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Armed Forces Medical College
  • University of Louisville (Residency)
  • Pennsylvania State University (Fellowship)

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • San Diego County Medical Society
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Zocdoc awards

Rapid registration

Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1144373655

Office locations

AKANE Institute of Allergy, Asthma &Sleep Medicine

10672 Wexford St, Suite 280

San Diego, CA 92131

AKANE Institute of Allergy, Asthma &Sleep Medicine

9834 Genesee Ave, Suite 112

La Jolla, CA 92037

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Clean office, friendly nurse and Dr. There was a bit of a delay, but overall very professional.
Less than 3 months ago
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Great doctor!
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Dr. Sharma was able to see my daughter right away! Took notes and listened carefuply when I described her mecal history pertaining to allergies and the reason for our visit. The staff is also friendly and curteous.
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She was knowledgeable and thorough
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I was very impressed with her. She confirmed that I have allergies and then proposed the different treatments. I've already scheduled my followup appointments starting with testing.
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Very knowledgeable and effecient
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Doctor was very friendly and helpful.
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Everyone was so friendly and helpful. Kusum Sharma was amazing! Helpful, confident and compassionate.
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Very professional. Willing to spend enough time. Hopeful she will get to a solution in future .
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She is an expert. First she did a through check on my background about all issue I had. Then diagnosed my allergy symptoms with an allergy test. Prescribed other medication instead of nasal surgery which other docs recommend doing it. Shewas polite and took time to listen and note down all the issues I had and explained which one was best suites me. I recommend this doc, very knowledgeable.
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Excellent doctor! She was very knowledgeable and caring. She listened to my numerous issues and took the time to diagnose each one.
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She was awesome! She answered all my questions and not only did she go over my options, she explained WHY they were options. Will definitely recommend to everyone! Plus, her office is gorgeous!
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Thorough and excellent. She took the time to explain everything and put in the effort to identify my allergies.
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Dr. Sharma was thorough and polite.
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Highly recommended! Dr. Sharma is very professional and very patient. Spent more time than she really needed to with me for my condition and addressed all my questions! I especially love that she outlined my treatment plans for the next fewmonths (and plan B and C on the rare occasion that plan A does not work)!
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Dr. Sharma and her nurse were very friendly and knowledgeable. Dr. Sharma explained everything to me in detail and provided me with documents that further explained the treatment options.
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She was very caring and thorough. She took lots of time and listened to all my symptoms and answered all my questions. I would highly recommend her!
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She was very factual and I loved that she was trying to get straight to the source. Great doctor and everyone in the office was friendly as well.
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I thought it was a wonderful visit. I felt so blessed that she waited for me as I got super lost. I am grateful for the wonderful care and kindness she and her staff (Pam) showed. All the best. I was at the La Jolla office.
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Literally no wait, Dr. Sharma saw me within 2 minutes of nurse leaving the room and was extremely knowledgeable and was able to explain everything to me in terms I could understand.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Sharma is fantastic! She saw me quickly, explained everything in a succinct manner, and didn't make fun of me when I started dancing around trying to keep my mind off of the extraordinarily itchy allergy test. My only complaint isthat the office assistant from their main office gave me incorrect directions to their La Jolla location. It's on the 4th floor of the Poole building, not the Ximed building.
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Dr. Sharma and her team are awesome! Wait time was the only downside.
More than 1 year ago
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Very thorough. She took the time to explain everything well and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for an allergist!
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More than 1 year ago
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