About Dr. Alok Sharan, MD MHCDS

Dr. Alok Sharan, MD MHCDS

Dr. Alok Sharan is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon and is a pioneer of the Awake Spine Surgery procedure, the latest advancement in minimally invasive spine surgery. He is a leading authority both nationally and internationally on the Awake Spinal Fusion procedure, having been invited to give presentations throughout the United States and many countries around the world. He is the President and Founder of the Spine and Performance Institute, a practice devoted to providing personalized and holistic care for individuals who suffer from spinal disorders.

Publications by Dr. Sharan

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Education & Training

Medical School

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Albany Medical Center


NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital

Masters in Health Care Delivery Science

Dartmouth College

Current Practice

The Spine and Performance Institute

In 2022, after years of pioneering and innovative research into better spine surgery techniques, Dr. Sharan opened his own practice. The Spine and Performance Institute is a boutique Healthcare Facility in Edison, NJ committed to providing intimate, personal, and excellent care for patients suffering from orthopedic disorders. Patients have traveled from across the country, and even the world, seeking the life-changing surgical techniques and procedures offered by Dr. Sharan. We take great pride in providing our community with high-quality, patient-centric care. We are staffed by a team of highly skilled and compassionate professionals.

Conditions We Treat

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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Awake Spinal Fusion

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