Dr. Taral Sharma, MD, MBA, FAPA - South Carolina Department of Mental Health - Psychiatric Service Chief

Dr. Taral Sharma

MD, MBA, FAPA

South Carolina Department of Mental Health

Psychiatric Service Chief

Anderson, South Carolina | United States

Main Specialties: Psychiatry

Additional Specialties: Psychiatry


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Dr. Taral Sharma, MD, MBA, FAPA - South Carolina Department of Mental Health - Psychiatric Service Chief

Dr. Taral Sharma

MD, MBA, FAPA

Introduction

Dr. Sharma received his medical degree from the Government Medical College in India and received his Masters in Healthcare Management from University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at Carilion Clinic - Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program, where he also served as a Chief Resident. He completed a Fellowship in Clinical Trial Management through American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology and was awarded Laughlin Fellowship by Board of Regents of the American College of Psychoanalysts. He is board certified in Psychiatry by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Primary Affiliation: South Carolina Department of Mental Health - Anderson, South Carolina , United States

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Education

Jun 2013
Carilion Clinic Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program
Psychiatry Residency
Chief Resident
Jan 2005
Government Medical College
M.B., B.S.

Experience

Jun 2015
Outstanding Clinical Instructor
Assistant Professor
Jan 2015
Faculty Excellence Award
Assistant Professor
Jan 2014
Clinical Teacher Of The Year
Assistant Professor

Publications

30Publications

236Reads

1083Profile Views

9PubMed Central Citations

Brief Reversible Psychosis and Altered Mental Status in a Patient With Folate Deficiency: A Case Report.

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2016;18(1). Epub 2016 Jan 14.

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Spartanburg, South Carolina; Department of Psychiatry, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, and Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital, Anderson, South Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.15l01839DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4874757PMC
April 2018
6 Reads

Scopolamine for Management of Extrapyramidal Side Effects as a Result of Antipsychotic Medication Use: A Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature.

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2016 16;18(3). Epub 2016 Jun 16.

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville; Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston; Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Spartanburg; and Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital, Anderson, South Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.15l01874DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5035801PMC
March 2017
6 Reads

"Hearing Voices and Seeing Sparkles": A Case of Orbitofrontal Syndrome in a 59-Year-Old Man.

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2015 24;17(6). Epub 2015 Dec 24.

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville; Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Carolinas Campus, Spartanburg, South Carolina; and South Carolina Department of Mental Health, Anderson.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.15l01803DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4805405PMC
April 2016
9 Reads

A case of dental pain.

JAAPA 2015 Jul;28(7):49-50

Melanie LaVoie is a third-year medical student at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Carolinas Campus in Spartanburg, S.C. Taral R. Sharma is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neuropsychiatry at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine; a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Greenville, S.C.; and a psychiatrist at Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital in Anderson, S.C. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.JAA.0000466590.63960.18DOI Listing
July 2015
8 Reads

Alprazolam withdrawal delirium and brief reversible psychosis: a case report.

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2014 30;16(5). Epub 2014 Oct 30.

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Carolinas Campus, Spartanburg (Dr Sharma and Mr McKenzie); Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital, Anderson (Drs Madadi and Sharma); and University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville (Dr Sharma), South Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.14l01668DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4321011PMC
February 2015
6 Reads
1 Citation

Alprazolam Withdrawal Delirium and Brief Reversible Psychosis: A Case Report

2014;16(5):doi:10.4088/PCC.14l01668

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord

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October 2014
8 Reads

Mental Health From the Perspective of Primary Care Residents: A Pilot Survey

2014;16(4):doi:10.4088/PCC.14m01662

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord

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August 2014
8 Reads

Controversies in the use of second generation antipsychotics as sleep agent.

Pharmacol Res 2014 Jan 1;79:1-8. Epub 2013 Nov 1.

Carilion Clinic Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine, Psychiatry Residency Program, Roanoke, VA, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2013.10.005DOI Listing
January 2014
32 Reads
1 Citation
4.410 Impact Factor

Case reports of neuroleptic malignant syndrome in context of quetiapine use.

Psychiatr Q 2013 Dec;84(4):523-41

Psychiatry Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Boulevard (116A7), Salem, VA, 24153, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11126-013-9264-4DOI Listing
December 2013
6 Reads
2 Citations

Priapism lasting 19 hours with combined use of trazodone and mirtazapine in a patient with history of successfully tolerating each agent as monotherapy.

Authors:
Taral R Sharma

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2012 27;14(5). Epub 2012 Sep 27.

Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.12l01349DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3583761PMC
June 2013
12 Reads

Citalopram-induced seizures in a healthy adult taking an FDA-approved dosage: a case report.

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2011 ;13(3)

Carilion Clinic, Psychiatry Residency Program, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.10l01113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3184562PMC
June 2013
6 Reads

"I can hear the noise, but not the voice"-a case of bilateral sylvian fissure infarct in a 52-year-old man.

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2012 5;14(1). Epub 2012 Jan 5.

Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.11l01159DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3357567PMC
June 2013
6 Reads

Alcohol-induced psychotic disorder in a 42-year-old female patient.

JAAPA 2013 Feb;26(2):30, 32, 36

Department of Psychiatry, Carilion Clinic Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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February 2013
6 Reads

Bath salts-induced delirium and brief psychotic episode in an otherwise healthy young man.

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2012 29;14(2). Epub 2012 Mar 29.

Carilion Clinic, Psychiatric Residency Program, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke (Drs Sharma, Iskandar, and Ali) and PDU Medical College, Rajkot, India (Dr Shah).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.11l01224DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3425451PMC
October 2012
3 Reads
1 Citation

"Holes in my head": a case of primary delusional parasitosis in a patient with end-stage renal disease.

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2012 3;14(3). Epub 2012 May 3.

Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatry Residency Program, Carilion Clinic Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke (Drs Sharma and Kline); and Department of Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem (Dr Bader), Virginia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.11l01229DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3466024PMC
October 2012
9 Reads
1 Citation

A case of cerebral venous thrombosis in a 77-year-old white man.

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2011 ;13(6)

Department of Neurology, Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Salem (Dr Gullapalli); Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech School of Medicine, Roanoke (Dr Sharma), Virginia; Mountain State University, Beckley, West Virginia (Mr Duncan); and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Medical College, Rajkot, Gujarat, India (Dr Shah).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/PCC.11l01217DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3304682PMC
October 2012
5 Reads

Training general psychiatry residents to prescribe buprenorphine in treatment of patients with opioid dependence.

J Grad Med Educ 2012 Sep;4(3):391

Chief Resident in Psychiatry, Psychiatry Residency Program, Carilion School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4300/JGME-D-12-00046.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3444201PMC
September 2012
7 Reads

Case of borderline personality disorder in a 23 year old male with history of Klinefelter syndrome.

Asian J Psychiatr 2012 Jun 26;5(2):200-1. Epub 2012 Apr 26.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajp.2012.02.006DOI Listing
June 2012
7 Reads

Gradual onset of left-sided temporal headache and ptosis.

JAAPA 2012 Apr;25(4):63-4

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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April 2012
9 Reads

Coprophagia and pica in individuals with mild to moderate dementia and mixed (iron deficiency and macrocytic) anemia.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2011 Dec;59(12):2375-7

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03703.xDOI Listing
December 2011
26 Reads
2 Citations
4.572 Impact Factor

Sudden onset of confusion and visual disturbances.

JAAPA 2011 Nov;24(11):77-8

Neurology Division, Medicine Specialty Care Program, Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, USA.

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November 2011
7 Reads

Impaired vision along with a headache in an elderly man.

JAAPA 2011 Oct;24(10):73-4

Department of Neurology, Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, USA.

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October 2011
6 Reads

A case of confabulation and abnormal eye movements.

JAAPA 2011 Sep;24(9):60, 62

Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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September 2011
11 Reads

Dose dependent, new onset QTc prolongation in a patient with paranoid schizophrenia receiving Clozapine.

Asian J Psychiatr 2011 Sep 27;4(3):221-2. Epub 2011 Aug 27.

Carilion Clinic Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine, Psychiatry Residency Program, 2017 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24018, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajp.2011.06.005DOI Listing
September 2011
8 Reads

Psychiatric comorbidities in patients with celiac disease: Is there any concrete biological association?

Asian J Psychiatr 2011 Jun 10;4(2):150-1. Epub 2011 Jun 10.

Carilion Clinic Virginia Tech School of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program, Roanoke, VA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajp.2011.03.001DOI Listing
June 2011
6 Reads
1 Citation

Tingling and swelling on the left side of a patient's neck.

JAAPA 2011 Mar;24(3):72, 74

Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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March 2011
6 Reads

Physician assistants in mental health.

South Med J 2011 Feb;104(2):87-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SMJ.0b013e3181fc9f36DOI Listing
February 2011
5 Reads
1.120 Impact Factor

Cyanosis and difficulty with breathing in a newborn.

JAAPA 2011 Feb;24(2):62, 64

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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February 2011
7 Reads

Sensory loss and complex joint pain in an adult male.

JAAPA 2010 Dec;23(12):66-7

Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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December 2010
5 Reads

A 75-year-old Caucasian man with unusual presentation of myasthenia gravis.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2010 Nov;58(11):2246-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03109.xDOI Listing
November 2010
6 Reads
4.572 Impact Factor

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Urvi R Shah
Urvi R Shah

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Psychiatry Residency Program

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Dakshinamurty Gullapalli
Dakshinamurty Gullapalli

Veterans' Affairs Medical Center

5
David W Hartman
David W Hartman

University of Virginia

3
Joseph W Iskandar
Joseph W Iskandar

Carilion Clinic

3
Chintan Shah
Chintan Shah

University of Florida

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Bush Kavuru
Bush Kavuru

Carilion Clinic

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