Christopher Sharp, MD

Christopher “Topher” Sharp, MD

Dr. Sharp serves as the Chief Medical Information Officer at Stanford Health Care, where he is a physician leader in the use of innovative clinical technologies for the delivery of care.

Dr. Sharp has responsibility to assure that clinical information systems work well for clinicians – and that clinicians are proficient and effective in their use of these systems in the care of our patients.  He is accountable for driving the clinical strategy, design, enhancement, usability, adoption, and workflow integration of clinical information systems and digital health for Stanford Health Care.

As Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Sharp maintains an active primary care and inpatient practice.  He has published multiple academic articles on the impacts of clinical informatics in safety, outcomes, and clinician wellness.   Dr. Sharp serves as a mentor and educator for Stanford Clinical Informatics Fellows, junior faculty, and other trainees.

Education and Certifications

Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: Stanford University Medical School
Certifications: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Clinical Informatics Subspecialty, American Board of Preventive Medicine
Bio updated August 2021

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