Dalia A. Bashir, MD


  • Texas Medical Center


Critical Care

Phone: 832-822-6230

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas US

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Cardiac Critical Care 2018
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Critical Care 2017
Penn State Children’s Hospital residency Pediatrics 2012
University of Khartoum medical school Doctor of Medicine 2007


I strive to provide compassionate and empathetic care to critically ill children in both the cardiac ICU and the Pediatric ICU. It is humbling to be entrusted with and be able to care for someone’s ill child, and to be with the families during their most difficult and challenging times.  I am committed to ensuring safe, high quality patient care through a collaborative multidisciplinary approach.

Clinical Interests:

Education; and Care of the critically ill child and care of child with congenital and acquired heart disease.

Research Interests:

Sepsis; Coagulopathy in critically ill children; Multi-organ dysfunction; and Pathologic Immune activation.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
Society of Critical Care Medicine Member

Selected Publications

Goldman J, Desai MS, McClain KL, Tcharmtchi MH, Kennedy CE, Thompson K, Lam F, Bashir DA, Chinn IK, Goldberg BR, Allen CE, Nguyen TC.  Hepatobiliary Dysfunction and Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Increase Risk of Mortality in Pediatric Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2018 Aug 14. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001684.

Chinn IK, Eckstein OS, Peckham-Gregory EC, Goldberg BR, Forbes LR, Nicholas SK, Mace EM, Vogel TP, Abhyankar HA, Diaz MI, Heslop HE, Krance RA, Martinez CA, Nguyen TC, Bashir DA, Goldman JR, Stray-Pedersen A, Pedroza LA, Poli MC, Aldave-Becerra JC, McGhee SA, Al-Herz W, Chamdin A, Coban-Akdemir ZH, Jhangiani SN, Muzny DM, Cao TN, Hong DN, Gibbs RA, Lupski JR, Orange JS, McClain KL, Allen CE. Genetic and mechanistic diversity in pediatric hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.  Pediatr Crit Care Med 2018 Aug 14. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001684.

Bashir D, Reed-Schrader E, Olympia RP, Brady J, Rivera R, Serra T, Weber C.  Clinical Symptoms and Adverse Effects Associated With Energy Drink Consumption in Adolescents.  Pediatr Emerg Care 2016 Nov;32(11):751-755.

Pinzon-Guzman C, Bashir D, McSherry G, Beck MJ, Rocourt DV.  Clostridium septicum gas gangrene in a previously healthy 8-year-old female with survival.  J Pediatr Surg 2013 Apr;48(4):e5-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.01.033.