Commandant-biography

BRIGADIER GENERAL ARUN SHARMA
COMMANDANT
SHREE BIRENDRA HOSPITAL

Prof. Brig. Gen.  Dr. Arun Sharma is an established and highly skilled physician with over 25 years of experience with a special interest in Nephrology and is a graduate of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. He also attended his undergraduate studies at the 2nd Moscow Pirogov Medical Institute, Moscow, Russia.

He is well regarded in the nation, earning numerous accolades for his quality and patient-centered care. He has various publications in both national and international journals in General Medicine and Nephrology. He has a membership in both national and international societies of Nephrology, with lifetime members of NMC, SIMON, and NMA.

In addition to Internal Medicine, Brig. Gen. Dr. Arun Sharma has significant training in various subjects like Nephrology and Haemodialysis, Communicable Diseases Management, Communication Skills, and Medical Strategic Leadership courses both national and abroad.

Brig Gen. Dr. Arun Sharma is serving in Nepali Army for the past 29 years. At present he is the Professor of Medicine, Consultant Physician Nephrologist, and Commandant of Shree Birendra Hospital, Kathmandu, which is the only tertiary military hospital in Nepal providing care to active duty military, retirees, and dependents. He has been posted in various Departments and Units as a Medical Officer, Physician Nephrologist, Head of the Medical Department, Head of the Medical Division, and Principal of the College of Medicine, NAIHS.

Brig Gen Dr. Sharma has served in the UNPROFOR mission, in Croatia (1995) as a Medical Officer.

Besides his professional career, for his compassion, integrity, loyalty, professionalism, and selfless service he has been decorated with various medals including Gaddhi Arohan Rajat Mahotsav Padak, Pardesh Sewa Padak, Durgam Sewa Padak, Sainik Sewa Padak, COAS Commendation Medal and Prakriti Prakov Pidit Medal.

Brig Gen Dr. Sharma is married to Mrs. Anupa Thapa Sharma and blessed with one son, Dr. Avinash Sharma.