Majid Afshar, MD, MS


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Public Health Sciences
Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken


Medical Education

Medical School
Rush Medical College of Rush University
Rush University Medical Center - Internal Medicine
University of Maryland/VAMC Baltimore - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Board Certification

Critical Care - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - General Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine


  • Acute immunomodulatory effects of binge alcohol ingestion Afshar, M.; Richards, S.; Mann, D.; Cross, A.; Smith, G. B.; Netzer, G.; Kovacs, E.; Hasday, J., Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.)
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome and outcomes after near hanging Mansoor, S.; Afshar, M.; Barrett, M.; Smith, G. S.; Barr, E. A.; Lissauer, M. E.; McCurdy, M. T.; Murthi, S. B.; Netzer, G., The American Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Alcohol exposure injury, and death in trauma patients, Afshar, M.; Netzer, G.; Murthi, S.; Smith, G. S., The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
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  • Blood alcohol content injury severity, and adult respiratory distress syndrome, Afshar, M.; Smith, G. S.; Terrin, M. L.; Barrett, M.; Lissauer, M. E.; Mansoor, S.; Jeudy, J.; Netzer, G., The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
  • Half of the family members of critically ill patients experience excessive daytime sleepiness Verceles, A. C.; Corwin, D. S.; Afshar, M.; Friedman, E. B.; McCurdy, M. T.; Shanholtz, C.; Oakjones, K.; Zubrow, M. T.; Titus, J.; Netzer, G., Intensive care medicine
  • The international epidemiology of acute respiratory distress syndrome: how can we think locally and measure globally?* Afshar, M.; Netzer, G., Critical care medicine
  • Update in critical care for the nephrologist: transfusion in nonhemorrhaging critically ill patients Afshar, M.; Netzer, G., Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Nonpharmacologic approach to minimizing shivering during surface cooling: a proof of principle study Shah, N. G.; Cowan, M. J.; Pickering, E.; Sareh, H.; Afshar, M.; Fox, D.; Marron, J.; Davis, J.; Herold, K.; Shanholtz, C. B.; Hasday, J. D., Journal of critical care
  • Pulmonary hypertension in elderly patients with diastolic dysfunction and preserved ejection fraction Afshar, M.; Collado, F.; Doukky, R., The open cardiovascular medicine journal
  • Narrative review: tetanus-a health threat after natural disasters in developing countries Afshar, M.; Raju, M.; Ansell, D.; Bleck, T. P., Annals of Internal Medicine
  • A 74-year-old man with an enlarging pleural-based mass that was not a mesothelioma Afshar, M.; Kim, A. W.; Liptay, M. J.; Leyenson, V.; Wirtz, W.; Kahan, E.; Ries, M., The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon