Vivek R. Sharma, M.D., FACP

Vivek R. Sharma, M.D.

Vivek R. Sharma, M.D., FACP

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Adult Hemophilia Program
  • Director, Medical Oncology Service, GI Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic
UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-2522 - Academic Office
502-562-4370 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Medical Oncology - Gastrointestinal; Hemophilia and Other Benign Hematology


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Medical Oncology / Hematology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: B.J. Medical College, University of Poona
  • Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville

Featured Publications

  • Martin RCG 2nd, Simo KA, Hansen P, Rocha F, Philips P, McMasters KM, Tatum CM, Kelly LR, Driscoll M, Sharma VR, Crocenzi TS, Scoggins CR. Drug-Eluting Bead, Irinotecan Therapy of Unresectable Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma (DELTIC) with Concomitant Systemic Gemcitabine and Cisplatin. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 Jun 3. doi: 10.1245/s10434-022-11932-3. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35657463.
  • Tiwari NR, Arora S, Tolat AG, Shaheen SP 2nd, Sharma VR. TTP or complement-mediated TMA or both? A rare diagnosis and report of a novel plasminogen gene variant. Ann Hematol. 2022 Mar;101(3):725-727. doi: 10.1007/s00277-021-04589-7. Epub 2021 Jul 16. PMID: 34268611.
  • Tiwari NR, Redewad NK, Ketkar AA, Sharma VR. Elevated plasma hemoglobin in COVID-19-related illnesses: a critical appraisal. Ann Hematol. 2021 Aug;100(8):2125-2126. doi: 10.1007/s00277-020-04281-2. Epub 2020 Sep 24. PMID: 32974839; PMCID: PMC7515552.
  • Tiwari NR, Phatak S, Sharma VR, Agarwal SK. COVID-19 and thrombotic microangiopathies. Thromb Res. 2021 Jun;202:191-198. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2021.04.012. Epub 2021 Apr 20. PMID: 33894421; PMCID: PMC8055926.
  • Wilson JA, Hayden S, Asamoah A, Sharma VR, Jennings DC, Raj AB. Emicizumab Associated Rhabdomyolysis in Hemophilia A. Clin Hematol Int. 2020 Oct 7;2(4):165-167. doi: 10.2991/chi.k.200924.001. PMID: 34595457; PMCID: PMC8432407.
  • Tiwari NR, Chaudhari KS, Rao V, Sharma VR. Nuances in the management of acquired hemophilia A in an elderly patient with large granular lymphocytic leukemia. Blood Res. 2020 Sep 30;55(3):180-181. doi: 10.5045/br.2020.2020093. PMID: 32792468; PMCID: PMC7536565.
  • Tiwari NR, Chaudhari KS, Sharma R, Haas KP, Sharma VR. Antiplatelet Agents in Sepsis-Putting it all together: A Call to Action. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2020 Jun;24(6):483-484. doi: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23450. PMID: 32863646; PMCID: PMC7435098.
  • Sharma VR, Thomas SD, Miller DM, Rezzoug F. Nucleolin Overexpression Confers Increased Sensitivity to the Anti-Nucleolin Aptamer, AS1411. Cancer Invest. 2018;36(9-10):475-491. doi: 10.1080/07357907.2018.1527930. Epub 2018 Nov 5. PMID: 30396283; PMCID: PMC6396827.
  • Martin RC 2nd, Scoggins CR, Schreeder M, Rilling WS, Laing CJ, Tatum CM, Kelly LR, Garcia-Monaco RD, Sharma VR, Crocenzi TS, Strasberg SM. Randomized controlled trial of irinotecan drug-eluting beads with simultaneous FOLFOX and bevacizumab for patients with unresectable colorectal liver-limited metastasis. Cancer. 2015 Oct 15;121(20):3649-58. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29534. Epub 2015 Jul 6. PMID: 26149602.
  • Claudino WM, Dias A, Tse W, Sharma VR. Type B lactic acidosis: a rare but life threatening hematologic emergency. A case illustration and brief review. Am J Blood Res. 2015 Jun 15;5(1):25-9. PMID: 26171281; PMCID: PMC4497494.