Alok Sharan, MD, MHCDS - Awake Spinal Fusion, Matawan, New Jersey
Awake Spinal Fusion is a minimally invasive procedure that doesn’t require general anesthesia. Instead of a lengthy hospital stay, you’re up and about in just a few hours.
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Alok D. Sharan, MD, MHCDS

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Dr. Alok Sharan is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon who focuses on minimally invasive spine surgery as well as cervical spine surgery.  He is one of the leading authorities both nationally and internationally on the Awake Spinal Fusion procedure.  Currently, he serves as the Director for Spine and Orthopedics at NJ Spine and Wellness.


After obtaining his undergraduate degree at Boston University he received his MD degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. He completed his orthopedic residency at Albany Medical Center and a spine surgery fellowship at NYU-Hospital for Joint Disease. He was named an AO Spine Fellow and an AAOS Washington Health Policy Fellow.  In 2015 he completed a healthcare management degree at Dartmouth College titled Masters in Health Care Delivery Science.


Previously Dr. Sharan served as the Co-Director of the Westmed Spine Center, as well as Chief of the Orthopaedic Spine Service at Montefiore Medical Center.


Committed to providing the community with high-quality spine surgical care, he has been recognized as a Best Doctor by Castle Connolly, New York Magazine Best Doctor, along with Westchester Magazine Best Doctor.


He has received numerous academic distinctions for his research with over 100 publications, abstracts, and book chapters.  He has co-edited a textbook entitled Basic Science of Spinal Diseases.  Dr. Sharan currently serves as a Deputy Editor for the publication Clinical Spine Surgery.

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