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Board certified in pediatric neurological surgery, Dr. Julia Sharma joined Valley Children’s in 2018.

Dr. Sharma has been published in peer reviewed journals including Child’s Nervous System, the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics and the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. In addition to giving presentations all over the world, she has worked on projects researching stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) electrode placement in children and surgical treatment of complex spinal cord lipomas.

Dr. Sharma completed her pediatric neurosurgery fellowships at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. She completed her residency in neurosurgery at University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Dr. Sharma speaks English and French and is a Certified Open Water Diver.

Medical Education

  • Medical SchoolUniversity of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CA
  • FellowshipPediatric Neurosurgery - Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
  • FellowshipPediatric Neurosurgery - Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
  • ResidencyNeurosurgery - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada