Dr. Asif Bashir

Dr. Asif Bashir


Neurosurgeon & Spine Surgeon

Dr. Asif Bashir is a Neurosurgeon & Spine Surgeon at Doctors Hospital.



  • MD
  • FACS
  • Diplomate American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), Movement Disorders, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife, Brain and Spinal Tumors, Aneurysms, Carotid Surgery
  • 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
  • Professor of Neurosurgery, Seton Hall University School of Medicine,South Orange, New Jersey 2017; Associate Professor Neurosurgery, Seton Hall University School of Health and 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
  • 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
  • King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, 1995
  • Board Certified: Diplomate American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • 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
    • 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

    Neurology2015; 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 Neuroscience2014 Nov;21(11):1928-33

    • Bashir A, Hussain M, Dababneh H, Rosin D, Cohen-Godal AA.

    Salivoma after Carotid EndarterectomyJ 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