Dr. Shamseddin is a Transplant Nephrologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University. He is acting as the Medical Director of the Kingston Kidney Transplant Program (KKTP) and as the Medical Director of the Napanee Hemodialysis Clinic (NDC).
Dr. Shamseddin was also the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Program Director for the Adult Nephrology Residency Program at Queen’s University from 2012-2019. He is the CBME Leader at Queen’s University. He is an active Member/Chair on several local, provincial, and national committees.
Dr. Shamseddin obtained his medical degree from Damascus University, Faculty of Medicine and received Internal Medicine Residency Training at Kansas University, School of Medicine. He then completed a Nephrology Residency and a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology at the Graduate School of Studies at Memorial University, followed by a Kidney Transplantation Fellowship at Ottawa University, Ottawa, Ontario.
His research focuses on clinical outcomes in hemodialysis and kidney transplant patients as well as on developing an online Nephrology curriculum at Queen’s University.