Jefferson Health

Physician Profile

Ashwini Sharan, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Functional Neurosurgery and Neuroimplantation Center

Neurosurgery - Adult Reconstructive Spine
Neurosurgery - Epilepsy
Neurosurgery - Functional
Neurosurgery - General

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Office Locations

909 Walnut Street
2nd Floor, COB Bldg.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-7000
Fax: (215) 503-9170
Jefferson at Voorhees
443 Laurel Oak Drive
Voorhees NJ 08043
Phone: (215) 955-7000
Fax: (215) 503-9170

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Medical School


  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine


  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Hartford Hospital, CT
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Cleveland Clinic

Recent Publications

Postsurgical outcome in patients with auditory auras and drug-resistant epilepsy

The Temporal Instability of Resting State Network Connectivity in Intractable Epilepsy

Longitudinal qualitative characterization of mri features after laser interstitial thermal therapy in drug-resistant epilepsy

Direct Electrical Stimulation of the Human Entorhinal Region and Hippocampus Impairs Memory

Variations in Thalamic Anatomy Affect Targeting in Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy

Complications of subdural and depth electrodes in 269 patients undergoing 317 procedures for invasive monitoring in epilepsy

Seizure clusters in drug-resistant focal epilepsy

Patient Historical Risk Factors Associated with Seizure Outcome after Surgery for Drug-Resistant Nonlesional Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

High-frequency brain networks undergo modular breakdown during epileptic seizures

Longer Delay From Chronic Pain to Spinal Cord Stimulation Results in Higher Healthcare Resource Utilization

Long-Term Pain Reduction Does Not Imply Improved Functional Outcome in Patients Treated With Combined Supraorbital and Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Migraine

Auras in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and mesial temporal sclerosis

Historical Risk Factors Associated with Seizure Outcome after Surgery for Drug-Resistant Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Gray matter abnormalities in temporal lobe epilepsy: Relationships with resting-state functional connectivity and episodic memory performance

Functional MRI, resting state fMRI, and DTI for predicting verbal fluency outcome following resective surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy

Laser interstitial thermal therapy for medically intractable mesial temporal lobe epilepsy

Interictal epileptiform discharges impair word recall in multiple brain areas

Identification of complications that have a significant effect on length of stay after spine surgery and predictive value of 90-day readmission rate

Reduced thalamocortical functional connectivity in temporal lobe epilepsy

Type of preoperative aura may predict postsurgical outcome in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and mesial temporal sclerosis