Dr. Sharshir is a fellowship trained nephrologist and transplant surgeon. He received a bachelor of science degree from Odessa Medical University of Ukraine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Islamic Hospital in Amman, Jordan. He then completed a critical care fellowship at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In 2016 he moved to New Orleans, where he completed a nephrology and transplant fellowship in August, 2019. Dr. Sharshir was chief fellow of nephrology and transplant at Tulane University School of Medicine. His areas of interest include kidney transplantation, renal failure, and transplant immunology.