Ashwini D. Sharan, MD

Co-Associate Director for Acute Care,
Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Journal Articles

  1. Bagan B, Patel N, Deutsch H, Harrop J, Sharan A, Vaccaro AR et al. Perioperative Complications of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS): Comparison of MIS and Open Interbody Fusion Techniques. Surg Technol Int 2008; 17:281-286.
  2. Barolat G, Sharan AD. Future trends in spinal cord stimulation. Neurol Res 2000; 22(3):279-284.
  3. Falowski S, Celii A, Sharan A. Spinal cord stimulation: an update. Neurotherapeutics 2008; 5(1):86-99.
  4. Falowski S, Ooi YC, Sabesan A, Sharan A. Spinal cord injury induced by a cervical spinal cord stimulator. Neuromodulation 2011; 14(1):34-37.
  5. Fassett DR, Harrop JS, Maltenfort M, Jeyamohan SB, Ratliff JD, Sharan AD et al. Mortality rates in geriatric patients with spinal cord injuries. J Neurosurg Spine 2007; 7(3):277-281.
  6. Ghobrial GM, Amenta PS, Maltenfort M, Williams KA, Jr., Harrop JS, Sharan A et al. Longitudinal incidence and concurrence rates for traumatic brain injury and spine injury - a twenty year analysis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2014; 123:174-180.
  7. Grauer JN, Vaccaro AR, Beiner JM, Kwon BK, Hilibrand AS, Sharan A et al. Similarities and differences in the treatment of spine trauma between surgical specialties and location of practice. Spine 2004; 29(6):685-696.
  8. Harrop JS, Silva MT, Sharan AD, Dante SJ, Simeone FA. Cervicothoracic radiculopathy treated using posterior cervical foraminotomy/discectomy. J Neurosurg 2003; 98(2 Suppl):131-136.
  9. Harrop JS, Sharan A, Anderson G, Hillibrand AS, Albert TJ, Flanders A et al. Failure of standard imaging to detect a cervical fracture in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis. Spine 2005; 30(14):E417-E419.
  10. Harrop JS, Hanna A, Silva MT, Sharan A. Neurological manifestations of cervical spondylosis: an overview of signs, symptoms, and pathophysiology. Neurosurgery 2007; 60(1 Supp1 1):S14-S20.
  11. Harrop JS, Sharan AD, Vaccaro AR, Przybylski GJ. The cause of neurologic deterioration after acute cervical spinal cord injury. Spine 2001; 26(4):340-346.
  12. Harrop JS, Sharan AD, Scheid EH, Jr., Vaccaro AR, Przybylski GJ. Tracheostomy placement in patients with complete cervical spinal cord injuries: American Spinal Injury Association Grade A. J Neurosurg 2004; 100(1 Suppl):20-23.
  13. Lee JY, Sharan A, Baron EM, Lim MR, Grossman E, Albert TJ et al. Quantitative prediction of spinal cord drift after cervical laminectomy and arthrodesis. Spine 2006; 31(16):1795-1798.
  14. Ooi YC, Saulino M, Williams KA, Jr., Sharan A. Observational analysis of successful reimplantation of explanted intrathecal drug delivery systems: a case series. PM&R 2011; 3(2):175-178.
  15. Patel AA, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Hilibrand AS, Harrop JS, Sharan A et al. The adoption of a new classification system: time-dependent variation in interobserver reliability of the thoracolumbar injury severity score classification system. Spine 2007; 32(3):E105-E110.
  16. Senders ZJ, Zussman BM, Maltenfort MG, Sharan AD, Ratliff JK, Harrop JS. The incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE) after spinal fusions. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2012; 114(7):897-901.
  17. Smith HE, Rynning RE, Okafor C, Zaslavsky J, Tracy JI, Sharan A et al. Evaluation of neurologic deficit without apparent cause: the importance of a multidisciplinary approach. J Spinal Cord Med 2007; 30(5):509-517.
  18. Vaccaro AR, Sharan AD, Tuan RS, Kang JD, An HS, Morone MA et al. The use of biologic materials in spinal fusion. Orthopedics 2001; 24(2):191-197.
  19. Whang PG, Vaccaro AR, Poelstra KA, Patel AA, Anderson DG, Sharan AD et al. The influence of fracture mechanism and morphology on the reliability and validity of two novel thoracolumbar injury classification systems. Spine 2007; 32(7):791-795.
  20. Yadla S, Lebude B, Tender GC, Sharan AD, Harrop JS, Hilibrand AS et al. Traumatic spondyloptosis of the thoracolumbar spine. J Neurosurg Spine 2008; 9(2):145-151.

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