Dr Sunil Sharma

MB ChB, MSc, MRCP, FRCPath, AFTM

Infectious Diseases

Main Speciality

Infectious diseases

Sub Speciality

Medical microbiology and virology

Clinical interests

All infections including bone and joint infections, travel medicine, travel advice and screening.

Current memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Royal College of Pathologists
  • British Infection Association
  • British HIV Association
  • European Bone and Joint Infection Society
  • European Society of Clinical microbiology and Infectious Disease

Professional Profile

I studied medicine at the University of Dundee. Following completion of my general medical training, I undertook training in infectious diseases, medical microbiology and virology at the University Hospitals of Leicester.

I was first appointed as a consultant in microbiology and infectious disease in 2009 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn and Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. I joined Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust in 2014 as a consultant in microbiology and infectious disease where I am also the clinical lead for OPAT (Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic service).

My clinical practice involves all aspects of infection including skin and soft tissue infection, bone and joint infection, chest and urinary tract infection, infections in the immunocompromised, TB and travel associated infection.

Personal Profile

I am married and kept active by my two sons. My interests out of work include football, cricket, music and cinematography.