Shireen Ahmad

  • 1299 Citations
1981 …2019

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Research Interests

Areas of Interest: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, Analgesic adjuncts, Opioid sparing postoperative analgesia, Opioid addiction and surgery, Cancer survival & anesthesia, Postoperative outcomes, Minimally invaseive surgery outcomes, faculty mentorship

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Training Experience

1974Residency, New England Medical Center
1975Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)
1976Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Dow Medical College

… → 1971

Research interests

  • Addiction
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Faculty Development
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Pain Management
  • Women's Health

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Use of Dexmedetomidine for Deep Sedation in Patients Undergoing Outpatient Hysteroscopic Surgery

Ahmad, S., De Oliveira Jr, G. S. & McCarthy, R. J.

Hospira, Inc.


Project: Research project

Research Output

Defining and Reducing the Risk of Persistent Postoperative Opioid Use

Anderson, T. A. & Ahmad, S., Aug 1 2019, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 129, 2, p. 324-326 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Is Pakistan ready for 'Enhanced Recovery after Surgery' (ERAS)?

Ahmad, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Anaesthesia, Pain and Intensive Care. 21, 1, p. 4-5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Ambulatory anesthesia, monitored anesthesia care, and office-based anesthesia

    Rodes, M. E. & Ahmad, S., Apr 28 2015, Clinical Anesthesia Fundamentals. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    1 Scopus citations

    The effect of ketamine on hypoventilation during deep sedation with midazolam and propofol a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

    De Oliveira Jr, G. S., Fitzgerald, P. C., Hansen, N. M., Ahmad, S. & McCarthy, R. J., Jan 1 2014, In : European Journal of Anaesthesiology. 31, 12, p. 654-662 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Scopus citations

    Thermal quantitative sensory testing to predict postoperative pain outcomes following gynecologic surgery

    Ahmad, S., De Oliveira, G. S., Bialek, J. M. & Mccarthy, R. J., May 2014, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 15, 5, p. 857-864 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Scopus citations