SONYA M. SHARPLESS

MD, FACS, FRCSC

SONYA M. SHARPLESS, MD, FACS, FRCSC

EDUCATION

University of Illinois - Chicago, IL

  • 1997 - 1998 Research Year, University of Illinois

  • 1995 - 1997 Surgical Oncology SSO Fellowship

University of Manitoba - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

  • 1992 - 1998 Master of Science in Surgery

  • 1989 - 1994 General Surgery Residency

  • 1988 - 1989 Rotating Internship

Queen's University - Kingston, Ontario, Canada

  • 1983 - 1988 Faculty of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine

  • 1981 - 1984 B.A. with Distinction - Life Sciences

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • Canadian Association of General Surgeons

  • Society of Surgical Oncology

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • Society of Breast Surgeons

  • American Cancer Society Ambassador

  • American Association for Cancer Research

  • Illinois State Medical Association

Dr. Sharpless has been an accredited surgeon since 1994 and is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  Following the completion of her fellowship training in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) at the University of Illinois, she entered private practice as a specialist who is dedicated to giving high quality, compassionate care to each patient she serves. 

 

In private practice in the Chicago area since 1998, she provides services to patients at Advocate Condell Medical Center as well as at her office in Lake Forest. Her close working relationships with various medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and plastic surgeons on the North Shore, in Chicago, and in other states provide opportunities for her patients to receive the best services available.

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