Hemant Sharma, MD Associate Division Chief, Allergy and Immunology


  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-2327

Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology

National Provider ID: 1487791273

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • Novartis 
  • Mylan Specialty L.P. 
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme  



Hemant Sharma, MD, MHS, is the Interim Chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC. He is Director of the Food Allergy Program at Children’s National, as well as Site Director for the National Institutes of Health Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program. Dr. Sharma is a regular contributor to a food allergy column in Allergic Living magazine and recently co-edited the “Food Allergy in Children” series for Pediatric Clinics of North America. His main areas of research interest include school-based management of food allergy, as well as adherence among adolescents with food allergy.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MHS, 2008
    Johns Hopkins University
  • Fellowship Program, Allergy/Immunology, 2008
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2004
    Duke University Medical Center
  • MD, 2001
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • BS, 1997
    University of Maryland Baltimore County


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology

(2007) The Relationship between Skin Test Responses and

American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology

(2008) Risk-taking behaviors among adolescents with food allergy

American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology

(2009) Asthma-related Quality of Life Assessment in the ER: An Important Predictor of Repeat Health Care Utilization

American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology

(2006) Asthma Severity Predicts Future Asthma

Association of Pediatric Program Directors

(2005) Teaching Outside the Box: Incorporating Safety, Communication, Business, Ethics and EBM into Your Pediatric Residency Program’s Curriculum

Does current asthma control predict future health care use among Black preschool innercity children

(2007) Pediatrics

Indoor environmental influences on children's asthma

(2007) Pediatric Clinics of North America

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