Mustafa Shadi Rifaat Bashir, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology
Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail Dept of Radiology, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-7366
Email address

Hepatobiliary and pancreatic imaging
Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma)
Fatty liver, NAFLD, and NASH
Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis
Pancreatic cancer
Technical development in MRI
Quantitative imaging

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Iowa, 2004


Brown, KJ, Bashir, MR, Baker, JA, Tyler, DS, and Paulson, EK. "Imaging-guided preoperative hookwire localization of nonpalpable extramammary lesions." Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 197, no. 3 (September 2011): W525-W527.

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Lungren, MP, Horvath, JJ, Welling, RD, Azene, EM, Starikovsky, A, Bashir, MR, Mollura, DJ, and Maxfield, C. "Global health training in radiology residency programs." Acad Radiol 18, no. 6 (June 2011): 782-791.

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Miller, CM, Gupta, RT, Paulson, EK, Neville, AM, Bashir, MR, Merkle, EM, and Boll, DT. "Effect of organ enhancement and habitus on estimation of unenhanced attenuation at contrast-enhanced dual-energy MDCT: concepts for individualized and organ-specific spectral iodine subtraction strategies." Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 196, no. 5 (May 2011): W558-W564.

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Bashir, MR, and Merkle, EM. "Improved liver lesion conspicuity by increasing the flip angle during hepatocyte phase MR imaging." Eur Radiol 21, no. 2 (February 2011): 291-294.

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Duszak, R, Haines, GR, Van Duyn Wear, V, Lexa, FJ, Bashir, M, D'Souza, S, Carlos, R, Chen, JY-Y, King, BF, and Wald, C. "White paper from the ACR task force on print media in radiology." Journal of the American College of Radiology 8, no. 10 (2011): 692-702.

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Ziemlewicz, T, Bashir, M, Moshiri, S, and Jaffe, T. "Evaluation of Response Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) 1.1: Do New Guidelines Change Disease Status in Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma." May 2010.


Bashir, MR, Ferral, H, Jacobs, C, McCarthy, W, and Goldin, M. "Endoleaks after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: management strategies according to CT findings." Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 192, no. 4 (April 2009): W178-W186. (Review)

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Bashir, MR. "Changes to resident call and the dilution of education." J Am Coll Radiol 6, no. 4 (April 2009): 277-278.

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Pillai, AK, Bashir, M, Ferral, H, Paruchuri, S, and Domkan, A. "Median nerve injury as a result of medial brachial fascial compartment syndrome." J Vasc Interv Radiol 18, no. 11 (November 2007): 1434-1435.

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