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Muhammad Habib Zubair, M.B.B.S.
General Surgery Preliminary Resident

 
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Office:
Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

Contact Information (internal use only)

Muhammad.Zubair@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Zubair is currently a second year preliminary general surgery resident.

 
Appointments
2014 - present Instructor Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
 
2013 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
2002 - 2008 Dow Medical College, MBBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memberships/Societies
  • Cardiothoracic surgery network (CTSnet)
  • Association of Academic Surgery
  • Surgery Outcomes Club
  • Resident Education Committe American College of Surgeons
  • Resident Member American College of Surgeons
  • Resident Member Society of Thoracic Surgeons
 
 
 
 
Research
2012 - 2013 Clinical Research Coordinator, Trauma and Acute Care
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2014

Prospective Derivation of a Clinical Decision Rule for Thoracolumbar    
Spine Evaluation After Blunt Trauma – An AAST
Multi-Institutional Trials Group Study

 
2012 - 2013 Aerodigestive dysfunction in high cervical fractures is accentuated by the need for surgical intervention - Niels Martin, MD, FACS
 
2012 - 2013 Induced Hypertension in patients with Spinal Cord Injury - Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS
 
2012 - 2013 EAST Multi-center Urban GSW Study: A Tale of Two Cities - Niels Martin, MD, FACS
 
2012 - 2013 End of Life care and physician decision making - Niels Martin, MD, FACS
 
2012 - 2013 Falls from Standing in the elderly - George Koenig, DO, FACS
 
2012 - 2013 Early vs Late Percutaneous tracheostomyin patients with anterior cervical fixation - Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS
 
2012 - 2013 Percutaneous enteral gastrostomy and Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts - Gary Lindenbaum
 
2012 Modified internal jugular line placement with an Ultrasound checklist - George Koenig, DO, FACS
 
2010 Studied the augmentation of clopidogrel effects by chocolate - Karachi Medical and Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan
 
2008 Studied the augmentation of aspirin effects by Chocolate - Tariq Aftab, MPhil, Karachi Medical and Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan 
 
2006 Collaborated on Epidemiology and Surgical Resection of Atrial Myxomas: Experience in
South Asian Population - Jawad Sajid Khan, FRCS, Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore, Pakistan
 
2006 Collaborated on Early left ventricular remodeling after aortic valve replacement                   
Jawad Sajid Khan, FRCSPunjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore, Pakistan
 
Publications
Original Articles
  1. Shweiki, Ehyal, David W. Rittenhouse, Joana E. Ochoa, Viren P. Punja, Muhammad H. Zubair, and Jeffrey P. Baliff. "Acute Small-Bowel Obstruction From Intestinal Anisakiasis After the Ingestion of Raw Clams; Documenting a New Method of Marine-to-Human Parasitic Transmission." In Open Forum Infectious Diseases, vol. 1, no. 2, p. ofu087. Oxford University Press, 2014.
  2. Martin ND, Stefanelli A, Methvin L, Fischer C, Counsilman M, Mazandi V, Laganosky D, Zubair M, Beekley AC, Weinstein MS. Contrasting patient, family, provider, and societal goals at the end of life complicate decision making and induce variability of care after trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014
    Aug;77(2):262-7.
  3. Zubair MH, Zubair MH, Faruqi WJ. Glance at the management of contaminated wounds. J Pak Med Assoc. 2011 May;61(5):516-7.
  4. Zubair MH, Zubair MH, Zubair MN, Zubair MM, Aftab T, Asad F. Augmentation of anti-platelet effects of aspirin by chocolate. J Pak Med Assoc. 2011 Mar;61 (3):304-307.
  5. MH Zubair. (2011, January 30). Bringing back to light, Trans illumination. http://www.rcseng.ac.uk/publications/readerspages/readerspages?article_id=2059
  6. Zubair MH, Alvi S, Zubair MH. Skin and soft tissue infections. J Pak Med Assoc. 2010 Jun;60(6):513-4.
  7. Zubair MH, Zubair MM, Riaz H, Zubair MH, Zubair MN, Riaz T. Cystic fibrosis in a child with situs inversus, a distinctively unusual association. J Pak Med Assoc. 2009 Nov;59(11):802-4.
  8. Zubair M, Muhammad Habib Zubair, Tariq Aftab, Saba Alvi, Muhammad Mujeeb Zubair, Muhammad Naqeeb Zubair. Augmentation of aspirin effects by chocolate. Eur J Med Res 14(Supplement II): I-XXII, 208(2009)
  9. Zubair MH, Zubair MM, Riaz H. "Rota virus mortality: a dilemma for the developing world". J Pak Med Assoc. 2009 Aug;59(8):582.
  10. Case report: Delayed Sternal Closure device displacement. (submitted for review)
Book Chapters
  1. Zubair M. (2013). Arrhythmia Surgery. In Nguyen T and Loor G(Ed.), Thoracic Surgery Resident Association Clinical Scenarios. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 9781484181997.
  2. Zubair MH. Hematology, Infectious disease and Rheumatology. In: Zubair MH, Siddiqui H (Ed.). Why’s of USMLE: questions you wanted to know but were too afraid to ask, Raleigh, Lulu publishing, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-257-92429-5
  3. Zubair MH, Qazi MUZ, Iqbal J. Neonatology, Respiratory system, Heart, Alimentary tract, Liver spleen, Hematology, Urinary system, Central nervous system, Rheumatic diseases of childhood, Miscellaneous medical problems & Fluid electrolytes and minerals. In: Zubair MH, Qazi MUZ (Ed.) Best Choice Questions in Pediatrics, Karachi, Bhatti production cell, 2009. ISBN: 9789699269042
  4. Zubair MH. Spleen, Peritoneum omentum mesentry and retroperitoneum, Small and large intestine, Appendix, Anus and anal canal, Urinary bladder, Urethra and penis & Principles of pediatric surgery. In: Khan FW, Zubair MH (Ed.) Best Choice Questions in Special Surgery, Karachi, Bhatti production cell, 2008. ISBN: 9789699269014
  5. Zubair MH. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Burns, Accident and emergency. Warfare injuries, Clinical examination in musculoskeletal disorders, Fractures and dislocations, Acetabular and pelvic fractures and Lower limb trauma. In: Khan NA, Billo B (Ed.) Best Choice Questions in General Surgery, Karachi, Bhatti production cell, 2008. ISBN: 9789699269004
Oral Presentations
  1. Falls from standing in the elderly. 27th Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, Naples, FL, Jan. 2014
  2. Aortic stenosis. Resident lecture Series. Department of Cardiothoracic surgery. The Aga Khan Univ. Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. May 2008
  3. Ovarian tumors. Grand rounds. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. May 2007
  4. Safe motherhood. Grand rounds. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. April 2007
Poster Presentations
  1. K Inaba, L Nosanov, J Menaker, P Bosarge, L Williams, D Turay, R Cachecho6, M DeMoya, M Bukur, J Carl, L Kobayashi, S Kaminski, A Beekley, M Gomez, D Skiada and the AAST TL-Spine Multicenter Study Group. Prospective Derivation of a Clinical Decision Rule for Thoracolumbar Spine Evaluation After Blunt Trauma – An AAST Multi-Institutional Trials Group Study. Accepted for poster presentation to the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Philadelphia, PA, Sep. 2014
  2. Martin ND, Kepler C, Zubair M, Sayadipour A, Cohen M and Weinstein M. Increased MAP goals and episodes of relative hypotension do not affect in hospital functional outcomes after acute spinal cord injury. 27th Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting, Naples, FL, Jan. 2014
  3. Christopher Kepler; Muhammad Zubair; Nikolaus Hjelm; Niels Martin; Kristen Radcliff; Todd Albert; Michael Weinstein; Alexander R. Vaccaro. Patients with Preexisting Hypertension have Less Early Neurologic Recovery after Traumatic Spinal Cord
    Injury (SCI). 41st Annual Meeting of Cervical Spine Research Society. December 2013
  4. Weinstein M, Zubair M; Punja V; Jenoff J; Cohen M. Early or Late Tracheostomy Following Anterior Cervical Fusion ? Accepted for poster presentation to the American College of Surgeons, Washington, DC, Oct. 2013
  5. Punja V; Jenoff J; Zubair M; Weinstein M and Cohen M. Early Tracheostomy Following Anterior Cervical Fusion ? Accepted for poster presentation to the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, San Francisco, CA, Sep. 2013
  6. Beekley A, Zubair M, Martin N and Weinstein M. Aerodigestive dysfunction in high cervical fractures is accentuated by the need for surgical intervention.  Accepted for poster presentation to the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, San Francisco, CA, Sep. 2013
  7. Gleason, Vanessa, Eleanor Fitzpatrick, Patel, Akta, Schechter, Leslie, Zubair, Muhammad and Weinstein, Michael. 2012. 1106: Impact of sedation and analgesia guidelines for critically ill patients on the duration of mechanical ventilation and the duration of  intensive care unit stay. Critical Care Medicine  40 (12): 1-328.
  8. Confounding Variables effect Surgical and Critical care practitioner End of Life decision making. Accepted for poster presentation at the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 42nd Critical Care Congress, Puerto Rico, January 19-23, 2013.
  9. Epidemiology and Surgical Resection of Atrial Myxomas: Experience in South Asian Population (accepted for presentation at the 31st Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium (CREF), March 9 - 13, 2011, in Newport Beach, CA.)
  10. Epidemiology and Surgical Resection of Atrial Myxomas: Experience in South Asian Population (accepted for poster presentation at the 52nd Annual National Student Research Forum (NSRF), April 21 - 22, 2011, in Galveston, TX.)
  11. Augmentation of clopidogrel effects by chocolate (accepted for poster presentation at the 2011 Annual Scientific Symposium of the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Research Society, Chicago, Illinois.)
 
Awards
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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