Associate Residency Program Director Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology - Anatomic Pathology
Primary Office: 5238-G Roy Carver Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242


MBBS, University of Jordan

Residency, Medicine, University of Jordan
Residency, Medicine, Jordan University Hospital
Externship, Pathology, University of Missouri
Residency, Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

State of Iowa Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine
Cytopathology Certification, American Board of Cytopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Certification, American Board of Pathology
Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates

Research Summary

Interests: Surgical Pathology with special interest in breast, gynecologic and urologic pathology and cytopathology special interests in performing and interpreting fine needle aspirations and an interest in salivary gland cytology.

Selected Publications

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Berry C, Johnson F, Cabuay B, Chase J, Stolpen A, Bashir A, Gabriel-Griggs S, Weiss R.  Evanescent asymmetrical septal hypertrophy and rapidly progressive heart failure in a 32-year-old man.  Circulation.  2008 August. 118(8):e126-8. 

Bashir A, Robinson R, BENDA J, Smith R.  FNA diagnosis as salivary gland neoplasm, not otherwise specified (NOS) has a high association with malignancy.  Mod Pathol.  2006 January. 19(1):53A. 

Bashir A, Robinson R, Benda J, Smith R.  Sinonasal adenocarcinoma: immunohistochemical marking and expression of oncoproteins.  Head & Neck.  2003 September. 25(9):763-71.