Dr. Manazir Athar



    Assistant Professor


    Cardiac Anaesthesia, Difficult Airway, Critical care, POCUS and USG guided Interventions


    Dhorra, Aligarh, U.P, India, 202002





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Dr Manazir Athar is presently working as Assistant Professor in Anaesthesiology, J.N. Medical College, AMU, Aligarh since 2017. He has completed his MBBS and M.D. (Anaesthesiology) from JNMC, AMU, Aligarh. He obtained the degree of DNB from NBE, New Delhi and Diplomate of European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (DESAIC), Brussels. He has been conferred with Fellowship in perioperative Echocardiography (FIECHO) from International Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound (U.K). 
He has a teaching experience of more than 10 years with a particular interest in cardiac anaesthesia and research methodology. He is actively involved in the management of difficult airway, critical care, POCUS and resuscitation. He got short term training in cardiac anaesthesia from AIIMS (New Delhi). He is also an instructor for the Basic Cardiopulmonary Life Support course of Indian Resuscitation Council.

He has numerous National & International papers and book chapters to his credit. He has been invited as faculty in more than 50 national and international conferences and workshops. He has been conferred with various awards for the best paper, including co-author of the Article that received Y.G Bhojraj award for 2016. He is an active member of different academic bodies including ISA, NAMS, AIDAA, ISSP and TSS. Currently, he is Assistant Editor of Indian Journal of Anaesthesia (IJA)- supplement and member of editorial and reviewer board in various journals such as JCVA, IJPN, CJISA, etc. He is also founder coordinator for NPTEL-Swayam (MOOC) J.N. Medical College Branch.

  1. Publication

    1. Athar M, Parveen S, Yadav M, Siddiqi OA, Nasreen F, Ali S, Haseen MA. A randomized double blind controlled trial to assess the efficacy of ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane block in cardiac surgery. Journal of Card Vasc (Published online 8th March 2021, In –press)
    2. Uddin SMF, Sabir LB, Khan MN, Athar M. Developing a Scale Measuring Patient Expectations and Service Quality of Hospitals in India during COVID-19, Hospital Topics 2021, DOI: 10.1080/00185868.2021.1939827.
    3. Nasreen F, Athar M, Khalid A, Mallur D S. A randomized controlled trial to assess the analgesic efficacy of reduced dose 0.2% ropivacaine-dexmedetomidine combination compared to standard 0.375% ropivacaine in USG guided TAP block for paediatric hernia repair. Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim. Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim. 2021;49(4):304-311
    4. Ahmed SM, Garg R, Chadha M, Athar M. Need for universal critical care guidelines template: Difficult to choose from many! Indian J Anaesth 2020;64:217-9.
    5. Ali S, Rashid H, Siddiqui OA, Athar M. Airway Adventures of Airtraq: Use of Airtraq Optical Laryngoscope with Adaptor in Infants with Obstructive Hydrocephalus Posted for Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy. J Neuroanaesthesiol Crit Care 2020; 1-3
    6. Haleem S, Ozair A, Singh A, Hasan M, Athar M. Postoperative urinary retention: A controlled trial of fixed-dose spinal anesthesia using bupivacaine versus ropivacaine. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2020;36:94-9.
    7. Rashid H, Siddiqui OA, Ali S, Mallick Z, Athar M. Comparison of Ramosetron and Ondansetron for Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Patients on Preoperative Steroids Undergoing Supratentorial Craniotomy: A Prospective, Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Study. IJNN 2019; 11(4): 269-176
    8. Ali S, Athar M, Zafar L, Siddiqi OA. Knowledge, awareness, and practices regarding needlestick injury among health?care workers in a tertiary care hospital of India: Annual incidence versus reporting rate. Int J Health Allied Sci 2019;9:45-50.
    9. Ali S, Athar M, Ahmed SM. A randomised controlled comparison of video versus instructor-based compression only life support training. Indian J Anaesth 2019;63:188-93.
    10. Ahmed SM, Ajmal PM, Ali S and Athar M. A Comparative Evaluation of C-MAC Video Laryngoscope and King Vision Video Laryngoscope in Patients Undergoing Tracheal Intubation with Cervical Spine Immobilization: A Prospective Randomized Study. Austin J Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2018; 6(1): 1066.
    11. 9. Ali S, Athar M, Ahmed SM, Siddiqi OA, Badar A. A randomized control trial of awake oral to submental conversion versus asleep technique in maxillofacial trauma. Ann Maxillofac Surg 2017;7:202-6.
    12. 10. Ahmed SM, Doley K, Athar M, Raza N, Siddiqi OA, Ali S. Comparison of endotracheal intubation time in neutral position between C-Mac® and Airtraq® laryngoscopes: A prospective randomised study. Indian J Anaesth 2017;61:338-43.
    13. 11. Pal J, Nadeem A, Ahmed SM, Athar M. Evaluation of the Efficacy of Epinephrine as a Vasopressor in the Management of Severe Sepsis: A Randomized Controlled Study. Ann. Int. Med. Den. Res. 2017; 3(5): AN24-AN29.
    14. 12. Athar M, Ali S, Khurshid S, Mazahir R. Anesthetic management of a patient with Wilson's disease: Factors to be considered. Int J Health Allied Sci 2017;6:118-20.
    15. 13. Raza N, Hasan M, Ahmed SM, Bano S, Athar M. A comparative study of McGrath and Airtraq videolaryngoscopes for tracheal intubation. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2017;33:221-5.
    16. 14. Ali S, Siraj F, Athar M, Badar A. Role of Low Dose Preoperative Dexmedetomidine in Preventing Tourniquet Induced Hypertension in Paediatric Orthopaedic upper Limb Surgeries during General Anaesthesia. Ann. Int. Med. Den. Res. 2017; 3(1): AN20:AN24
    17. 15. Siddiqi OA, Athar M, Ali S, Najar SN. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Infiltration versus Low Dose Subarachnoid Block in Hydrocele Surgery. Ann. Int. Med. Den. Res. 2016; 2(6):AN33:AN37
    18. 16. Siddiqi OA, Ali S, Athar M, Mahmood A. Airtraq® aided tracheal intubation in a patient of Down's syndrome with traumatic atlantoaxial dislocation. J Neuroanaesthesiol Crit Care 2016;3:259-61.
    19. 17. Haleem S, Athar M, Tauheed N, Singh A, Fatima N. Premedication time management- a critical step in preventing laryngospasm. WJPPS 2016; 5(9): 1789-1793
    20. 18. Akhtar N, Quadir A, Athar M, Singh N. Recovery profile of intrathecal ropivacaine with or without fentanyl: A randomized double-blind controlled trial in equivalent doses. Int J Health Allied Sci 2016;5:158-63.
    21. 19. Athar M, Ahmed SM, Ali S, Siddiqi OA. Levobupivacaine: A safer alternative. J Curr Res Sci Med 2016;2:3-9.
    22. 20. Athar M, Ali S, Ahmed SM, Mazahir R. A case of severe perioperative hypoxia in uncorrected tetralogy of fallot: anesthetic management. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. 2016;63(9):544-547
    23. 21. Haleem S, Athar M, Ansari MM, Mahmood A, Fatima N. Air Q® LMA Assisted Fiberoptic Tracheal Tube Intubation in Cervical Spine Fracture: A Rescue Technique. Austin J Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2016; 4(1):1044.
    24. 22. Hasan M, Ahmed SM, Ali S, Athar M. A unusual case of hypercarbia due to intratracheal ryles tube insertion. Asian Arch 2015; 81 (J-D) 2471-2472
    25. 23. Athar M, Ahmed SM, Ali S, Doley K, Varshney A, Siddiqi MMH. Levobupivacaine or Ropivacaine: a randomised double blind controlled trial using equipotent doses in Spinal Anaesthesia. Rev Colomb Anestesiol. 2016;44:96-102.
    26. 24. Athar M, Haleem S, Fatima N, Khan D, Ozair E, Varshney VK. Does Ropivacaine Causes less Spinal Induced Hypotension than Bupivacaine in Caesarean Section: A Randomised Study. Ann. Int. Med. Den. Res. 2016;2(1):328-332.
    27. 25. Ali S, Athar M, Badar A, Ahmed SM. Double Trouble: A Case of Local Anaesthetic Toxicity Followed By Tension Pneumothorax in a Patient of Marfan Syndrome. Ann. Int. Med. Den. Res. 2016;2(1):49-51.
    28. 26. Ahmed SM, Athar M. Mechanical ventilation in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Bronchial Asthma. Indian J Anaesth 2015;59:589-98.
    29. 27. Ahmed SM, Athar M, Ali S, Doley K, Siddiqi O A, Usmani H. Acute pain services in flail chest-a prospective randomized trial of epidural versus parenteral analgesia in mechanically ventilated ICU patients. Egypt J Anaesth 2015; 31: 327-330.
    30. 28. Ali S, Doley K, Athar M, Ahmed SM, Siddiqui OA. A Case of Lhermitte Duclos Disease with Difficult Airway for VP shunting under General Anaesthesia. J Anesth Clin Res 2015; 6 (1): 499.doi: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000499.
    31. 29. Shafi M, Ahmed SM, Athar M, Ali S, Bano S. Correlation between tracheal aspirate culture and bronchoalveolar lavage culture for the diagnosis of ventilator associated pneumonia. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences(ISSN: 2319-7706) 2015; special issue-1:143-149
    32. 30. Ahmed SM, Doley K, Ali S, Athar M, Hasan M and, Siddiqui OA. Microgen and Airocide® Technology as a Method for Sterilization in ICU: A Comparative Study. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences(ISSN: 2319-7706) 2015; Special Issue-1: 281-285
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