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Dr Amir Bashir



Assistant Professor of Anesthesia

Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore
Department of Anesthesia

About Dr Amir

Dr. Amir Bashir serves as an Assistant Professor and Consultant in Anesthesia at Shalamar Medical & Dental College / Shalamar Hospital in Lahore. In his multifaceted role, he adeptly manages regular anesthetic practices, handles both elective and emergency cases, and contributes to on-call lists. Dr. Bashir is actively involved in shaping the next generation of medical professionals, imparting knowledge to undergraduate medical students and mentoring postgraduate anesthesia residents. His responsibilities extend to overseeing pre-operative anesthesia clinics, conducting post-operative pain rounds, and efficiently managing the anesthetic aspects of various major surgical procedures, including thoracic, hepato-biliary, orthopedic, pediatric, obstetrics & gynecology, and maxillofacial surgeries. With expertise in both general and regional anesthesia, Dr. Bashir excels in intensive care unit management and handles anesthetic requirements beyond the operating room, such as in radiology and the endoscopy suite. Noteworthy is his proficiency in utilizing advanced airway techniques, including fiber-optic bronchoscopy, along with invasive monitoring and the application of ultrasound in anesthetic procedures. Dr. Amir Bashir's comprehensive skill set positions him as a valuable asset in the field of anesthesia at the Shalamar Institute of Medical Sciences.



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Present Title & Affiliation

  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesia , Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore


Clinical Services & Interests

Dr. Amir Bashir, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Shalamar Institute of Medical Sciences, is a dedicated healthcare professional committed to providing exemplary clinical services. With a wealth of expertise in the field of anesthesia, Dr. Bashir ensures the highest standards of patient care through his precise administration of anesthesia during surgical procedures. His clinical services extend beyond the operating room, encompassing pre-operative evaluations and post-operative care, where he focuses on pain management and patient recovery. Dr. Bashir's commitment to staying abreast of the latest advancements in anesthesia and his compassionate approach to patient care make him an invaluable asset to the medical community at Shalamar Institute of Medical Sciences.


Research Interests

Dr. Amir Bashir, an Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Shalamar Institute of Medical Sciences, demonstrates a diverse and comprehensive research interest in the field. His recent work includes a focus on the anesthetic management of patients undergoing brachytherapy in the radiation suite, as evidenced by his publication in the Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences (PJMHS). Additionally, Dr. Bashir has contributed to the understanding of key performance indicators in anesthetic practice through a clinical audit, showcased in the Archives of Surgical Research. His expertise extends to addressing specific clinical challenges, such as the management of severe supra-glottic edema following thyroid surgery. Furthermore, he has explored pharmacological interventions, comparing the attenuation of sympathetic responses during laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation using intravenous fentanyl versus lignocaine. Dr. Bashir has also investigated the efficacy of anesthesia techniques, including the ease of laryngeal mask airway (LMA) insertion with Sevoflurane plus Propofol versus Propofol alone. His earlier research delves into critical decision-making scenarios, such as the dilemma of proceeding with anesthesia in patients with uncontrolled hypertension undergoing surgical oncology. The body of Dr. Bashir's work contributes valuable insights to the advancement of anesthesia practice and patient care, addressing a range of clinical scenarios.


Education & Training

Assistant Professor of Anesthesia 

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

11-03-2019- todate


Shoukat Khanum Mamorial cancer Hospital & Research Centre Lahore 

Consultant Anesthesia 

07-01-2016 - 16-01-2019

Shoukat Khanum Mamorial cancer Hospital & Research Centre Lahore 

Senior Resigtrar/Fellow Anesthesia 

07-07-2014 - 06-01-2016

Shoukat Khanum Mamorial cancer Hospital & Research Centre Lahore 

FCPS-II Resident Anesthesiology

16-08-2008 - 06-07-2014

Jinnah Hopital Lahore

House Physician 

16-08-2006 - 18-08-2008

Board Certifications

  • 2019 FCAI College of Anesthesiologist Ireland

  • 2014 Fellowship of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (FCPS), in Anesthesiology,

  • 2006     Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;B.S) Allama Iqbal Medical College, UHS, Lahore, Pakistan.


Experience & Service


Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Academic in charge for post graduate anesthesia trainees
Coordinator Quality management for anesthesia department
Coordinator Punjab Health Commission policies anesthesia department


Life Support Courses


  • AHA Certified BLS Instructor 2022

  • AHA Certified ACLS Provider 2021

  • AHA Certified BLS Provider 2021

  • BASIC: European Society of Critical Care 2017

  • FCCS: Society of Critical Care Medicine 2011


Selected Publications


Peer-Reviewed Articles

1.          Anesthetic management of patients for brachytherapy in radiation suite. PJMHS.

2.         Key performance indicators of anesthetic practice. A clinical audit. Archives of Surgical
Research. 2021;2(1):34-36

3.          WasManagement of a patient with severe supra-glottic edema after thyroid surgery. Archives
of Surgical Research. 2021;2(1):77-78

4.          Attenuation of sympathetic response to laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation:
Intravenous fentanyl vs lignocaine. JAIMC 2019; 17(01):103-107

5.         Ease of LMA insertion with Sevoflurane plus Propofol vs Propofol alone in adult patients.
JAIMC 2019; 17(01):133-36

6.          SUncontrolled Hypertension and Surgical Oncology, whether to proceed for anesthesia or
not. JAIMC 2018; 16(02):47-52

7.         Comparison of recovery characteristics of Sevoflurane with Isoflurane in adult patients
for cancer surgery. JAIMC 2018;16(03):1-6.

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