Mohammad A. Bashir, MBBS

Service Chief
Surgical Director, TAVR Program
Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Surgical Director, Structural Heart Disease Program
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office
SE 536 GH
200 Hawkins Dr SE 500 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242


Pediatric Pulmonology, Baylor College of Medicine
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
MBBS, Medicine and Surgery, University of Jordan
General Surgery, Christ Medical Center, University of Illinois
Vascular Surgery, University of Iowa
Internship, Jordan Hospital
Resident, General Sugery, University of Iowa
Fellow, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Iowa
Fellow, Advanced Adult Cardiology, Emory University

Licensure and Certifications

Fellow, American College of Surgeons - American College of Surgeons
Transcatheter Heart Valve Fundamentals Training Program - Edwards Lifesciences
American Board of Thoracic Surgery Certification - American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Jordanian Board of Cardiac Surgery Certification - Jordanian Board of Cardiac Surgery
American Board of Surgery Certification - American Board of Surgery
Advanced Trauma Operative Management - University of Iowa
iowa Permanent Medical License - Iowa
Advanced Trauma Life Support - ACLS
ECFMG Certification - ECFMG

Research Summary

Dr. Bashir's clinical and teaching interests are in Adult cardiac surgery, minimally invasive valve surgery, Robotic assisted CABGs and transcatheter therapy. He is involved in multiple clinical trials in valve surgery PARTNER II trial, Magna mitral 23 study and Magna mitral post-approval study. He continues to mentor multiple clinical research projects in endocarditis, TMR and sternal closures.