Dr. Abhinav Sharma is an Assistant Professor at McGill University in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. He completed his medical school and internal medicine from McMaster University and his cardiology fellowship from the University of Alberta. He completed his PhD in epidemiology with a thesis focusing on the intersection of diabetes and heart failure. He went to Duke University to complete a cardiovascular research fellowship. Following this, Dr. Sharma went to Stanford University and completed an advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation fellowship. He continued as a Postgraduate Visiting Scholar at Stanford University in digital health. His research focuses on the intersection of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and digital health. He is the recipient of the FRQ-S Chercheur-Boursier Clinicien award (Junior 1).
Dr. Sharma has also won numerous local and international awards including peer reviewed grants such as the European Society of Cardiology young investigator award, The Heart Failure Society of America young investigator research grant, and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Bayer vascular award. Dr. Sharma is an editorial consultant at the Journal of the American College of Cardiology - Heart Failure.