Member Krupa Sharma M. D.
Krupa S. Sharma M.D. is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2010) as well as Internal Medicine (2006) through the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is formerly the Medical Director for the Sutter Advanced Illness Management (A.I.M.) program in the Central Valley. Currently she is the Medical Director at Hospice of San Joaquin and Medical Director of the Stanislaus County chapter of the POLST Coalition. She completed her internship and residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona and then began working as a hospitalist at Kaiser in Hayward. There she started working with the inpatient palliative care team and found her calling. She went on to help develop the inpatient palliative care program at Kaiser Modesto. She joined Sutter Gould after her eldest daughter was born and soon after started working with the AIM program. She worked as an associate medical director for CHI for about a year and is now with the Optimal Hospice team. Her passion lies in teaching and she enjoys speaking to various audiences about Palliative Care and Advanced Care Planning. Dr Sharma is also a dedicated, busy mom of 3 beautiful children and wife to a busy country doctor. In her spare time she enjoys baking, reading, running around with the kids and browsing Pinterest.