Professor Mohamad Bashir is based at Velindre University NHS Trust and Health Education and Improvement Wales – Vascular & Endovascular Surgery. He holds a Visiting Professorship at the University of South Wales and a Professorship in Cardiovascular Clinical Research at the Institute of Coronary & Advanced Aortic Diseases at SIMS Hospital which is one among the largest and most dedicated Aortic Diseases Management Centre in India. He is also a Clinical Professor of Cardiac Surgery at Shahid Rajaie Cardiovascular, Medical & Research Center in Tehran – Iran.
He graduated from Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania in 2000. He completed his general surgical training in 2005 and became a member of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2007. He trained in cardiothoracic surgery at various UK centers. He pursued academic and clinical training in aortovascular and cardiothoracic transplantation at Birmingham University Teaching Hospitals with the late Professor Robert S. Bonser and developed an avid interest in aortovascular disease and aortic aneurysm surgery. In 2016 he completed a Ph.D. in Health Economics and Clinical Evaluation in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm at the University of Liverpool. Professor Bashir has an Advanced Research Scholar Degree from Harvard School of Medicine. He has a track record of over 250 peer-reviewed publications, and book chapters. He lectured numerously on national and international levels. He is the founder and editor of the Aortovascular Portal at the largest cardiovascular media platform – CTSNet. Prof. Bashir serves on the Executive Board of multiple aortic and surgical journals including AORTA Journal, Journal of Cardiac Surgery, and has been Guest Editor on many Special Editions focused on aortovascular medicine and surgery with many eminent and renowned colleagues in this speciality.