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Anushree Sharma, MD

Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates


  • American Board of Ophthalmology


  • Cornea, Jules Stein Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA


  • Ophthalmology, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Medical School

  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


  • Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, summa cum laude, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retinal Specialists
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association


  • Texas Rising Stars 2013-2014, Texas Super Doctors 2018

Clinical Professor

  • Ophthalmology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX (2004-Present)

Awards and Publications


  • Development of a Nomogram for Femtosecond Laser Astigmatic Keratotomy for Post-Keratoplasty Astigmatism. St. Clair, R., Sharma, A., Rootman, D., Yoo, S., Yu, F., Aldave, A. Journal Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 2016 Apr;42(4):556-62.
  • Development of a Nomogram and Safety Profile of Femtosecond Laser Astigmatic Keratotomy for Post-Keratoplasty Astigmatism. Anushree Sharma, MD (Presenting Author); Ryan M. St. Clair, MD; David S. Rootman, MD, FRCSC; Sonia H. Yoo, MD; Fei Yu, PhD; Anthony J. Aldave, MD. ASCRS 2016 Meeting.
  • A case of a patient with scattered precipitates in the anterior chamber, corneal endothelium, and polymethyl methacrylate posterior chamber intraocular lens: case report and review of the literature. Driver, T., Sharma, A., Salem, A., Mamilis, N., Smith,R. Manuscript.
  • Anushree Sharma and Holly B. Hindman. Journal of Ophthalmology. “Aging: A Predisposition to Dry Eyes,” vol. 2014, 2014. doi:I0.1155/2014/781683
  • Leung W, Shanna A, et. al, Sarah Elgin. Genetics. “Evolution of a Distinct Genomic Domain in Drosophila: Comparative Analysis of the Dot Chromosome in Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila virilis.” 20 10 Aug; 185(4):1519-34.
  • Shanna, A., Masri,J., Jo, 0., Bernath, A., Martin, J., Funk, A., and Gera, J. Protein Kinase C Regulates Internal Initiation of Translation of the GATA-4 mRNA following Vasopressin-induced Hypertrophy of Cardiac Myocytes. J Biological Chemistry. Volume 282, Number 13, p. 9505-9516, February 2007
  • Anushree Sharma and Joseph Gera. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research. AACR Meeting Abstract. “Differential promoter activity and mRNA stability contribute to AKT-dependent alterations of cyclin DI and c­myc expression following mTOR inhibitor exposure.” Volume 46, 2005.
  • Shi Y, Sharma A, Wu H, Lichtenstein A, Gera J. Journal of Biological Chemistry. “Cyclin DI and c-myc internal ribosome entry site (IRES)-dependent translation is regulated by AKT activity and enhanced by rapamycin through a p38 MAPK and ERK-dependent pathway.” 2005 Jan 4.
  • Co-author on abstract presented at the American Society of Hematology national meeting. “In-vivo efficacy of CCI-779 in myeloma.” 2004.


  • Annual Flaum Eye Institute Resident Research Forum — December 2012 and December 2013
  • Washington University School of Medicine, Summer Research Symposium– September 2006 and September 2007
  • Hewlett Mind-Brain Research Symposium, Analysis of dopamine levels in Parkinson’s Disease –May 2004