Dr. Basir received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), Erie, PA. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine from the University of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana. He completed his cardiology and interventional cardiology training at Henry Ford Hospital and Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. He is currently a senior staff at Henry Ford Hospital specializing in the treatment of chronic total occlusions, high risk percutaneous coronary interventions and mechanical circulatory support research. He is an investigator in the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative a multi-center prospective single arm study evaluating the use of early hemodynamic support guided by invasive hemodynamics in the treatment of acute myocardial infarctions complicated by cardiogenic shock.