Akshit Sharma, MD

Interventional Cardiologist 

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1320 Martin Luther King Drive
Thibodaux, LA 70301
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Dr. Akshit Sharma is an interventional cardiologist at the Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Thibodaux. Dr. Sharma attended Thanjavur Medical College in India. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. He then went on to complete his cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology fellowships at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Dr. Sharma is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is a member of many professional societies including the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

Dr. Sharma brings a wealth of cardiology expertise to the CIS team with extensive knowledge in interpreting non-invasive cardiac testing including transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear stress tests, exercise tests, as well as peripheral vascular imaging. Additionally, he has special interests in managing valvular heart diseases, cardiogenic shock, high risk, and complex coronary interventions including chronic total occlusions, as well as endovascular/limb salvage peripheral interventions. He is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, and Tamil languages.


  • Education

    Thanjavur Medical College in India

  • Residency

    University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

  • fellowship

    University of Kansas Medical Center

  • Board certification

    Internal Medicine

    Cardiovascular Disease


    Nuclear Cardiology

    Interventional Cardiology

  • membership

    American College of Physicians

    American Medical Association

    American College of Cardiology

    Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions