Deepa Sharma, MD
Deepa Sharma, MD
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Deepa Sharma, MD
Deepa Sharma, MD
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Accepting New Patients


'Patient comfort comes first' is the mantra of my practice. I provide my patients with all the information required to make an informed decision. I strive to make their treatment process as seamless as possible. I am committed to providing them with the best possible care with utmost sincerity.


Deepa Sharma, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon. She serves as Chief of Colorectal Surgery and Medical Director of the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer at OSF Saint Francis.

Dr. Sharma completed her subspecialty fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Buffalo. She did her general surgery residency at Ascension Providence in Michigan.

Before moving to the United States, she was trained in the U.K. She is a member of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She has a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University. She earned her medical degree at Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore, India.

She specializes in minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery. She treats various colorectal conditions, including colorectal cancers, diverticulitis, polyps, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal prolapse and anorectal disorders.

Dr. Sharma is known for her excellent judgment and compassionate care. She was voted "Top Doc Detroit" during her years in Michigan. Outside work, she likes to spend time with her husband, Sumit.




Board Certifications

Education & Experience

Primary Location

OSF Medical Group - Surgery
8600 Illinois Route 91 Suite 330
Peoria IL 61615
OSF Medical Group - Oncology Surgery
1310 North Missouri Avenue
Peoria IL 61603

Accepted Insurance

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  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna MMAI
  • Alliance
  • BCBS IL Blue Choice Preferred
  • BCBS IL Med Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS IL Medicare Select
  • Caterpillar PPO
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Corvel
  • Employer's Coalition on Health (ECOH)
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Medicare
  • HealthLink
  • Healthsmart/PPI Inc./IHG
  • Healthsmart/PPI, Inc./IHG
  • HFN 10 HFN 20
  • HFN CHC-Elite
  • Humana Commercial
  • Humana Medicare
  • Humana MMAI
  • Meridian Medicaid
  • Meridian MMAI
  • Molina Medicaid
  • Molina MMAI
  • Multiplan
  • OSF Direct Access Network
  • Private Healthcare Systems
  • United Healthcare Commercial Plans
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • Wellcare Medicare
  • Youthcare Medicaid