New doctor to help with Parkinson’s

People suffering with Parkinson’s or strokes in Lincoln will now receive more experienced care with a new consultant at Lincoln County Hospital.

Professor Jagdish Sharma previously worked as a Consultant Physician for the conditions in Newark and King’s Mill hospitals for over 20 years.

He has also has published papers on the natural history of acute stroke and the influence of acute stroke on cardiac function.

Though this, he has developed the concept of cardioprotection in acute stroke.

For Parkinsons, he has developed classification of risk factors for dyskinesia in Parkinson’s and published papers regarding body weight related drug management.

Professor Sharma said: “I have moved to ULHT (United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust) to take on challenges and contribute to the development of stroke and Parkinson’s disease services across the Lincoln and Grantham areas.

“I hope to be able to develop more specialist services and continue my research activities at the Trust.

“I already feel that I’ve been here for a long time. I am impressed with the team spirit I have experienced at ULHT, and dedicated members of the multidisciplinary teams.

“I feel I can help to contribute to our three main hospital sites planning their services in a more united fashion in future, for the benefit of patients.”

Source, Photo: ULHT