Mir A Basir, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Children’s Wisconsin since 1999
  • Associate professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

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Overview

Services

Dr. Basir believes best patient outcomes are achieved when parents are involved in the medical care of their hospitalized child. Most parents, including many physicians who are not pediatricians, have little knowledge about diseases and problems of newborn infants. Having a sick newborn infant in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is very stressful for most parents. More information about the disease and expected outcomes decreases parental uncertainty and stress. Dr. Basir increases parental knowledge of their child’s care by encouraging parents to participate in morning rounds, improving parental access to their child’s medical information and improving doctor-parent communication. These interventions will help parents become better advocates for their child. 

Certifications

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Neonatology
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
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Education and Awards

Education

  • 1982, Nishtar Med Col (Multan, Pakistan), MD

Residencies

    1991, Lincoln Medical Center - Pediatrics

Fellowships

    1994, Med College of Georgia - Neonatology1994, Medical College of Georgia (Augusta) - Neonatology1992, Stony Brook University Hospital - Neonatology

Awards

  • Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors 
  • Teaching Pediatric Residents
  • Best Doctors in America

Research and publications

Publications