Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Patient Care Emphasis

Respiratory technology dependent children
Airway disorders
Flexible bronchoscopy
Pediatric sleep
Respiratory control disorders.

Medical School

Quaid-e-Azam Medical College; Bahawalpur, Pakistan
University of Health Sciences; Lahore, Pakistan

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatric Pulmonology
American Board of Sleep Medicine Certification


Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Downstate, SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.


Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin

Awards and Honors

MCWAH Research and Quality Award, 2018
Madu Rao, MD, and Stephen Wadowski, MD, Award for Excellence in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, 2015

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Thoracic Society
American Medical Association
American Academy of Pediatrics

Selected Research

Bashir A., Henningfeld J.K., Thompson N.E., D'Andrea L.A. Polysomnography Provides Useful Clinical Information in the Liberation from Respiratory Technology. Pediatric Pulmonology.

Bashir A., Litonjua A.A. Observational Studies of Vitamin D Associations with Asthma: Problems and Pitfalls. Pediatric Pulmonology.