Arun Kumar Sharma


Location: Chandigarh, India



Name in full                                  : Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma

Date of birth                                  : 02-02-1959

Nationality                                     : Indian


Year                  Qualification                                Academic Institute                          Country


Primary Medical Degree
1976-1982    Bachelor of Med.& Surg.                 Patna Medical College                   India

(MBBS)                                            ( Patna University )


Post Graduate Qualifications
1993             Doctor of Medicine                          Darbhanga Medical College           India

(MD-Microbiology)                           (L.N.Mithila University)



2001             PG Certificate Course                       National Instt. Of Health &

(Hospital Management)                    Family Welfare, New Delhi          India



2003             MRCPath (New,Part-I )                     The RCPath. London                   U.K.



Current Employment
Date                           Hospital/College                                        Position

1-07-2012           Nehru Hospital, PGIMER, Chandigarh        Professor,

till date              Employer- Director, PGIMER                 GE-Virology, Deptt.of Superspeciality

Chandigarh, India.                                   of Gastroenterology, PGIMER


1-07-2008           Nehru Hospital, PGIMER, Chandigarh      Additional  Professor,

to 30-06-2012          Employer- Director, PGIMER                 GE-Virology, Deptt.of Superspeciality

Chandigarh, India.                                   of Gastroenterology, PGIMER


1-07-2004           Nehru Hospital, PGIMER, Chandigarh      Associate Professor,

to 30-06-2008            Employer- Director, PGIMER               GE-Virology, Deptt.of Superspeciality

Chandigarh, India.                                  of Gastroenterology, PGIMER


11-12-1999         Nehru Hospital, PGIMER, Chandigarh     Assistant Professor,

to 30-6-2004       Employer-Director, PGIMER                GE-Virology, Deptt. of Superspeciality

Chandigarh, India.                                  of Gastroenterology, PGIMER


Past Employment
Date                          Hospital/College                                        Position

Aug. 1998                Manipal College of Med.Sciences            Assistant Professor,

To Oct.1999             Pokhara, Nepal. Employer –                     Microbiology Deptt. MCOMS

Director, MCOMS,Pokhara.                     Pokhara,Nepal



Date                             Training Position                               Hospital/College

July1982-June1983     Compulsory Internship             Patna Medical College, Patna, India


July1983-Dec.1983     Jr.House Surgeon                    Patna Medical College, Patna, India


Jan.1984-June1984     Sr. House Surgeon                   Patna Medical College, Patna, India


July1984-Mar.1990    Private Practise


Mar.1990-June1992   Jr.Resident Trainee                 Darbhanga Medical College, Darbhanga,

(MD-Microbiology)                (DMCH),Laheriasarai, India.

July1992-June1995   Private Lab.Practise


Specialist Training
Date                             Training Position      Duration      Hospital/College             Supervisor


Mar.1990-June1992     Jr. Resident Trainee    28 months    DMCH                    Prof. M.Chawdhury


July1995-July1998        Sr. Resident Trainee   37 months   SGPGIMS,              Prof. A.Ayyagari

(Microbiology)                              Lucknow, India.


(N.B.- SGPGIMS- Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rai Barielley Road,

Lucknow-226014, India )




Experiences/ Skills gained

a)Diagnostic Microbiology:- Systemic bacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology, Serology, BACTEC

Blood culture, Mtb. Culture, Virolgy- molecular techniques, cell line cultures

b)Hospital Management and Laboratory Incharge of GE-Virology Laboratory since Dec.1999

c)Computer data analysis , Logistics and Laboratory Audit

d)Teaching of MBBS students, MD(Microbiology) students , Ph.D students and

DM(Gastroenterology) students

Detail of skills
a) Hep2,Vero and other cell line cultures b) PCR/ RT-PCR c) Hybridization d)Sequence analysis             e)Worked at 500 bed Superspeciality hospital in Deptt. Of Microbiology, SGPGIMS, Lucknow   in

various sections i.e. Bacteriology Lab.-8 months, Mycology Lab.- 6 months, Virology Lab.-

6 months, Serology Lab.- 3 months, Parasitology Lab.- 3 months, TB Lab.- 3 months,

General orientation-3 months, Basic course- 3 months, Clinical deptt.- 3 months. Diagnostics

Samples were from  Medicine units ,Renal transplant unit, ICU pts. Surgical units,

PCR / RT- PCR for Mtb, MRSA, HIV, Measles, Polio f) Worked at Manipal College of Medical  Sciences (MCOMS),Pokhara, Nepal as Assistant Professor/Consultant (Microbiology)

– Research work  on Dermatophytes in that region.

g) Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology(GE)-Virology and Consultant at Nehru   Hospital,

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research(PGIMER), Chandigarh

December 1999 to June2004. Diagnosis  of Hepatitis A, B, C, Delta and E virus,                           Rota & Astro virus.

h)Associate Professor (GE- Virology) July 2004- June 2008 at Superspeciality of Gastroenterology        Department, Nehru Hospital , PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.

i)Additional Professor (GE- Virology) July 200-June 2012 at Superspeciality of Gastroenterology        Department, Nehru Hospital , PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.

j)Professor (GE- Virology) since July 2012 at Superspeciality of Gastroenterology        Department, Nehru Hospital , PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.



March 1993

MD(Microbiology) at DMCH, Laheriasarai

March 1982

MBBS at PMCH,Patna,India



Professor,GE-Virology at Director,PGIMER,Chandigarh

working as faculty for 21 years(From Assistant Professor to till date Professor,GE-Virology)

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