Saloni Sharma, MD, LAc, is double board-certified in pain management and rehabilitation medicine. She is the medical director and founder of the Orthopaedic Integrative Health Center at Rothman Orthopaedics in Philadelphia and has treated thousands of patients. As a nationally recognized pain expert, she serves as co-chair for pain management and spine rehabilitation for the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and as a member of the national Opioid Task Force. She has directed national courses on opioid alternatives and regularly speaks and advocates for ways to manage pain without medication.
Dr. Sharma is a fellow of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine and has studied functional medicine and lifestyle medicine. She completed her acupuncture training at Harvard Medical School. She has studied yoga and meditation at Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh, India, and mindfulness at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Sharma completed Stanford University’s inaugural physician well-being director course. She has spoken at Google about ways to burn bright and improve well-being.
Dr. Sharma is a clinical assistant professor of rehabilitation medicine at Thomas Jefferson University and has published numerous research articles and textbook chapters. Her teaching skills were recognized with the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education at Sidney Kimmel Medical College. She is a Main Line Top Doctor (selected by her peers). Dr. Sharma served as a chief resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and as chief fellow at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. She lives near Philadelphia.