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Anushree C Shirali, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Peritoneal Dialysis Unit; Medical Director, Hemodialysis Unit

Contact Information

Anushree C Shirali, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    c/o Section of Nephrology, PO Box 208029

    New Haven, CT 06520-8029

    United States


Dr. Shirali is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Nephrology. She received her medical education at New York Medical College and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Hospital. She obtained Nephrology fellowship training at Yale University and subsequently joined the faculty. As head of the Onco-Nephrology specialty clinic at Yale, she sees patients with cancer with kidney dysfunction, hypertension, or electrolyte abnormalities, including those on early phase clinical trials with emerging therapies. Having published on a variety of topics relevant to the treatment of kidney disease in patients with cancer, she has a particular clinical and research interest in immune checkpoint inhibitors and their kidney related adverse effects. In addition to her clinical activities, she has served on the American Society of Nephrology’s OncoNephrology advisory group, has contributed to the American Society of Nephrology's OncoNephrology curriculum, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Onco-Nephrology.

Education & Training

  • Research Fellowship
    Yale University School of Medicine (2011)
  • Clinical Fellowship
    Yale University School of Medicine (2007)
  • Residency
    Montefiore Hospital (Albert Einstein College of Medicine) (2006)
  • MD
    New York Medical College, Medicine (2003)
  • BS
    University of California at Davis, Physiology (1997)


  • Kidney involvement of newer anti-cancer therapies
    Live presentation offered via WebEx per organizer's request 2023
    Renal Medicine Symposium, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
  • OncoNephrology: Putting the CAR-T before the Kidney—The effects of chimeric antigen receptor T cells on kidney function
    Springfield, MA, United States 2023
    University of Massachusets Seminars in Nephrology
  • Collagenofibrotic Glomerulopathy in a Patient With Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
    Orlando, FL, United States 2022
    American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week
  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Normotensive Scleroderma Renal Crisis
    Orlando, FL, United States 2022
    American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week
  • AKI and Cancer
    Early Program was made entirely virtual in 2022 per ASN decision. 2022
    American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week, Early Program
  • Immune-Checkpoint Inhibitor Associated Hypercalcemia
    Web Conference 2021
    Glomerular Disease Study and Trial Consortium
  • A Necrotizing Glomerulonephritis Associated with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    Chicago, IL, United States 2016
    American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week
  • Discontinuation of Eculizumab in a Patient with Atypical HUS
    Chicago, IL, United States 2016
    American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week
  • A case of obstructive nephropathy associated with atazanavir
    San Diego, CA, United States 2015
    American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week
  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis from Anti-PD-1 Therapy with Pembrolizumab in Two Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    San Diego, CA, United States 2015
    American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Young Investigator Travel AwardAmerican Transplant Congress2011
Outstanding House Officer AwardAlbert Einstein College of Medicine2006
Primary Care Research AwardNew York Medical College2000

Professional Service

American Society of Onco-NephrologyMember and participant in education committee for the American Society of Onco-Nephrology2022 - Present
International Society of NephrologyMember2022 - Present
Morbidity and Mortality Conferences, Yale University School of MedicineDirector of Morbidity and Mortality Conferences2021 - Present
Journal of Onco-NephrologyEditorial Board Member2016 - Present
Yale Medical Professions OutreachMentor2015 - Present
Kidney STARSMentor2014 - 2018
Onco-Nephrology ForumMember2013 - 2016
Curriculum Committee, Yale University School of MedicineMember2013 - Present
New Haven Humane CommissionMember2012 - 2015
Neighborhood Health ProjectPhysician2011 - 2020
American Journal of Kidney DiseasesReviewer2011 - Present
Medicine, Clinical NephrologyReviewer2011 - Present
Clinical Journal of the American Society of NephrologyReviewer2011 - Present
Nephrology, Dialysis and TransplantationReviewer2011 - Present
Kidney InternationalReviewer2011 - Present
Kidney International ReportsReviewer2011 - Present
American Society of NephrologyMember2006 - Present

Departments & Organizations