Vivek Sharma MD


Vivek Sharma, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC, Pittsburgh


How has the AAOS helped you throughout your career?
I have been with AAOS since 2005. I have been to multiple Annual Meetings as a presenter and as an attendee. It has helped me with CME, skills enhancement, Online learning, career-enhancing efforts, and networking.

As an Associate Orthopaedic Member, which AAOS resources do you use most and why?
AAOS is a very comprehensive, inclusive, unique professional organization in the world. I have attended multiple Annual Meetings. They are very informative and good for networking.  Their website resources are amazing including surgical training videos and online learning.  It's probably the best value-added membership out there for orthopedic community.

What’s the best advice you were ever given? Who was it from?
Some wise mentors said:

"Ultimate test of Evidence-Based Medicine is if you would apply it to your mother."

"Education yields Knowledge and Experience gives Wisdom. Both are essential for success."

"Latest is not the Greatest."                                              

Tell us a fun fact about yourself that not many people know?
I can play table tennis, badminton, and tennis and do it well.