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Asif Bashir, MD, FAANS, FACS

Asif Bashir

Area of Specialty: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), Movement Disorders, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Gamma Knife, Brain and Spinal Tumors, Aneurysms, Carotid Surgery

Professional Appointments: Attending Neurosurgeon, Director DBS, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, JFK Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey, 2010; Attending Neurosurgeon, Kettering Medical Center & Wallace-Kettering Neuroscience Institute, Kettering, Ohio, 2007

Academic Appointments: Professor of Neurosurgery, Seton Hall University School of Medicine, South Orange, New Jersey, 2017; Associate Professor Neurosurgery, Seton Hall University School of Health & Medical Sciences, 2015; Assistant Professor Neurosurgery, Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education, South Orange, New Jersey, 2010; Assistant Professor, Wright State University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery / Neurosurgery, Dayton, Ohio, 2007

Graduate Education: Fellowships: Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2007; Complex Spinal Surgery, SUNY Upstate University, Syracuse, NY, 2007; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: SUNY Upstate Medical University, NY, 2003; Chief Resident Neurosurgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 2006-2007; Neurosurgery Residency SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 2001-2007; Pediatric Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2006; Internship: General Surgery, University of Minnesota, MN, 1998-1999; Neurosurgery, Mayo Hospital Lahore, 1995-1996

Medical School:  King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, 1995

Specialty Board Certification: Board Certified. Diplomate American Board of Neurological Surgery

Professional Memberships: AANS American Association of Neurological Surgeons, CNS Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Heart Association & American Stroke, AANS/CNS Section on CV Cerebrovascular, ACS American College of Surgeons, ASSFN American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, NASS North American Spine Society, AMA American Medical Association

Representative Publications:

Testini P, Min HK, Bashir A, Lee KH. Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette's Syndrome: The Case for Targeting the Thalamic Centromedian-Parafascicular Complex. Frontiers in Neurology 2016 Nov 10; 7:193.

Qureshi AI, Qureshi MH, Lobanova I, Bashir A, Khan AA, Bologna SM, Peterson M, Suri MF Histopathological Characteristics of IV Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen -Resistant Thrombi in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2016 Jan; 8(5):38-45.

Dababneh H, Hussain M, Bashir A Mystery case: A case of Oil in the ventricles - Deception for intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology 2015; 85; e30-e31

Kemp WJ, Bashir A, Dababneh H, Cohen-Gadol AA. Cushing’s Ulcer: Further Reflections. Asian J Neurosurgery 2015 Apr-Jun; 10(2):87-94.

Uhegwu N, Bashir A,  Hussain M, Dababneh H, Misthal S, Cohen-Godal AA. Marijuana induced reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2015 Feb; 8(1):36-8.

Uhegwu N, Bashir A, Dababneh H, Hussain M, Misthal S, Mocco JD Stroke Mimic Secondary to Intravenous Fentanyl Administration. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2015 Feb; 8(1):17-9.

Dabaneh H, Bashir A, Guerrero WR, Wilson K, Hussain M, Morgan W, Peters K, Kirmani JF, Mocco JD. Mean Transit Time on Aquilion One and Its Utilization in Patients Undergoing Acute Stroke Intervention. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2014 Dec; 7(5):73-81.

Dababneh H, Bashir A, Hussain M, Waldo R Guerrero, Morgan W, Khanna AY, Mocco JD. Endovascular Treatment of Tandem Internal Carotid and Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusions, J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2014 Nov; 7(4):26-31.

Bashir A, Hodge CJ, Dababneh H, Hussain M, Hahn S, Canute GW, Impact of the Number of Metastatic Brain Lesions on Survival after Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, J Clin Neuroscience 2014 Nov; 21(11):1928-33.

Bashir A, Hussain M, Dababneh H, Rosin D, Cohen-Godal AA. Salivoma after Carotid Endarterectomy J Clin Neuroscience 2014 Jun; 21(6):1058-60.

Donohue ML, Murtagh-Schaffer C, Basta J, Moquin RR, Bashir A, Calancie B. Pulse-Train Stimulation for Detecting Medial Malpositioning of Thoracic Pedicle screws, SPINE 2008 May 20; 33 (12): E378-85.