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CURRICULUM VITAE

BORN:                       January 16, 1971. Tehran, Iran

EDUCATION:

                        1985 - 1989     Alborz High school, Tehran, Iran

                        1989 – 1996    Tehran University of Medical Sciences          M.D

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:

1998 – 2002    Resident in Otolaryngology Head & Neck surgery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2010-2011       Otology-Neurotology fellowship, Tehran, Iran

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION:

2002 National Board Certification in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

2011 National cerificattion in Otology-Neurotology fellowship

POSITIONS HELD:

                        Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

ENT - Head & Neck Research Center

                        2005 - 2007                 cooperation

                        2007 – 2012                Assistant professor

                        2008 – 2010                Vice-chairman

                        2011- Now                  ENT Department research deputy

2011 – Now                Director of Otology-Neurotology

Fellowship program

2011 – Now                Executive & scientific manager of WHO

 Collaborating Centre for Research and Education on Hearing Loss

2012- 2016                    Associate Professor

2016                                   Professor

2016                                  Chairman

                                    

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:

2002 - now      Iranian scientific society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

                        2004 - now      Iranian Sleep Medicine Society (manager committee)

PRESENTATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:

·         VIII international congress of Iran scientific society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery,Tehran, 2003

o   ORAL PRESENTATION      Evaluation of cochlear implant results in post-meningitic deafness

·         XII international congress of ophthalmology, Tehran, 2002

o   ORAL PRESENTATION      Transnasal endoscopic surgery in ophthalmology

·         First seminar on sleep medicine and occupational activity,Tehran, 2004

o   ORAL PRESENTATION      Screening methods in sleep medicine

·         First educational seminar on sleep disorders, Tehran, 2005

o   ORAL PRESENTATION      Surgical management of sleep breathing disorders

o   PANEL           Controversy in sleep disorders

·         IX international congress of Iran scientific society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Tehran, 2005

o   PANEL           Sleep breathing disorders

·         Third sleep disorders congress, Tehran, 2006

o   ORAL PRESENTATION  Evaluation of patients with sleep breathing disorders

o   ORAL PRESENTATION  Polysomnographic findings in referd patients to Noor sleep disorders center.

o   PANEL           Treatment of patients with sleep breathing disorders

·         Sleep breathing disorders seminar, Ghazvin 2007

o   ORAL PRESENTATION  Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of snoring

·         Sleep disorders seminar, Tehran 2007

o   ORAL PRESENTATION  Evaluation of patients with snoring & sleep apnea

·         X international congress of Iran scientific society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Tehran, 2007

o   PANEL           Treatment of sleep breathing disorders

·         Sleep disorders seminar, Tehran 2008

o   ORAL PRESENTATION  Evaluation of patients with sleep breathing disorders

o   PANEL           Treatment of sleep breathing disorders

·         Fourth national sleep medicine congress, Tehran 2008

o   ORAL PRESENTATION: Sleep quality of Tehran adult population

o   PANEL: Standards of sleep lab

·         6th  Middle east update congress of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Abu Dhabi, April 2009

o   Polysomnography updates for otolaryngologists

·         7th  Middle east update congress of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Dubai, Febrary 2010

o   Pharyngeal surgeries for treatment of sleep related breathing disorders

·         12th Scientific seminar for general practitioners, Tehran, August 2010

o   Peripheral Facial nerve paralysis

·         12th international congress of Iran scientific society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Tehran, November 2010 

o   Indications and contraindications of surgical treatment for sleep related breathing disorders

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES:

o   Scientific & executive secretary of first educational seminar on sleep disorders, Tehran, 2005

o   Member of scientific committee of  the first seminar on sleep medicine and occupational activity, Tehran, 2004

o   Member of scientific& executive committee of the third sleep disorders congress, Tehran, 2006

o   Member of scientific committee of sleep breathing disorders seminar, Ghazvin 2007

o   Member of scientific & executive committee of  the 6th biennial congress on immunology, asthma & allergy. 2007

o   Member of scientific committee of advanced endoscopic sinus surgery, 2007

o   Member of scientific & executive committee of the 10th International congress of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. Nov. 2007

o   Scientific & research cooperation with ENT department & research center, Hazrate rasoul akram hospital, Iran university of medical sciences.

o   Co-secretary & Scientific committee member of X international congress of Iran scientific society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Tehran, 2007

o   Scientific committee member of XII international congress of Iran scientific society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Tehran, 2010

o   Scientific committee member of 2nd international congress of Iranian cochlear implant. Tehran, 2011

 

PUBLICATIONS:

ARTICLES:

Asghari A, Farhadi M, Kamrava SK, Ghalehbaghi B, Nojomi M. Subjective Sleep Quality in Urban Population. Archives of Iranian Medicine.15(2):95.

Asghari A, Izadi F, Memari F. Werner's Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Hoarseness. Journal of Voice. 2008;22(4):509-11.

Asghari A, Mohammadi F, Kamrava SK, Tavakoli S, Farhadi M. Severity of depression and anxiety in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology.1-5.

Asghari A, Mohammadi F, Kamrava SK, Jalessi M, Farhadi M. Evaluation of quality of life in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology.1-6.

Daneshi A, Asghari A, Bahramy E. Primary meningioma of the ethmoid sinus: a case report. Ear, nose, & throat journal. 2003;82(4):310.

Daneshi A, Bozorgzadeh N, Asghari A, Jome HE, Mirhaj P, Nojoumi M. Dynamic posturography for staging of patients with Meniere's disease. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 2009;123(08):863-7.

Daneshi A, Farhadi M, Asghari A, Emamjomeh H, Abbasalipour P, Hasanzadeh S. Three familial cases of Michel's aplasia. Otology & neurotology. 2002;23(3):346.

Ebarhim A, Babak G, Alimohammad A, Shabnam J, Alireza A, Forough F. High Prevalence of Sleep Problems in School-and Preschool-aged Children in Tehran: a Population Based Study. Iranian Journal of Pediatrics.23(1):45.

Farhadi M, Asghari A, Jalessi M, Emamdjomeh H. F049 Effects of dexamethasone loaded silicone implant in guinea pig cochlea. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.75:92.

Farhadi M, Kamrava SK, Behzadi AH, Rafiezadeh P, Asghari A, Rezvan F, et al. The efficacy of photodynamic therapy in treatment of recurrent squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma. Journal of drugs in dermatology: JDD.9(2):122.

Farhadi M, Mirzadeh H, Solouk A, Asghari A, Jalessi M, Ghanbari H, et al. Collagen immobilized patch for repairing small tympanic membrane perforations: In vitro and in vivo assays. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A.

Ghalehbaghi B, Mohammadi N, Asghari A, Ahmadvand A, Moradi Y, Kamrava K, et al. Evaluation of Iranian pediatric specialists attitude and knowledge regarding approach to patients with acute otitis media. Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran (MJIRI).26(2):58-65.

Javadi M, Asghari A, Hassannia F. Value of Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology in the Evaluation of Parotid Tumors. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery.1-4.

Javadi M, Bafrouee FM, Mohseni M, Asghari A. Laryngeal adenoid cystic carcinoma in a child: a case report. Ear, nose, & throat journal. 2002;81(1):34.

Kamrava K, Jalessi M, Asghari A, Farhadi M. Have Guidelines Affected Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists Diagnoses and the Prescription of Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media.

Mahmoudian S, Farhadi M, Kadivar M, Ghalehbaghi B, Rahimi F, Hemami MR, et al. Prognostic validity of dichotic multiple frequencies auditory steady-state responses versus distortion product otoacoustic emissions in hearing screening of high risk neonates. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.

Maleki Sh, Kamrava SK, Sharifi D, Jalessi M, Asghari A, Ghalehbaghi S, Yazdanifard P.. Effect of local irradiation with 630 and 860 nm low-level lasers on tympanic membrane perforation repair in guinea pigs. J Laryngol Otol.

Memari F, Asghari A, Daneshi A, Jalali A. Safety and patient selection of totally implantable hearing aid surgery: Envoy system, Esteem. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology.1-5.

Moghimi M, Kamrava SK, Heshmatzade Behzadi A, Asghari AM, Jalessi M, Naraghi MM, et al. Primary echinococcal cyst in the thyroid gland: a case report from Iran. The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries. 2009;3(9):732-4.

Mohammadi F, Asghari A, Kamrava SK, Tavakoli S. TI-070 SEVERITY OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY IN OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME. Sleep Medicine.12:S77.

Pousti SB, Jalessi M, Asghari A. Management of Nasofrontal Angle in Rhinoplasty. Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal.12(1):7-11


 

BOOK: (Persian)

·         Current therapies in ENT, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology. Tehran, 1994

·         The Face Book, Tehran, (Vol.1) 2006

·         The Face Book, Tehran. (Vol.2) 2009

·         Photodynamic therapy. Tehran, 2011

·         Laser in otorhinolaryngology, Tehran, 2011

 

RESEARCHES IN PROGRCESS:

·         Prevalence study of deafness and hearing impairments and their causes in Tehran population, according to WHO protocol

·         Evaluation of prognostic factors in idiopathic sudden sensory-neural hearing loss

·         Evaluation of tadalafil in treatment of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss

·         Frequency of polysomnographic findings in patients who have done polysomnography in Noor sleep disorder center in last two years.

·         Prevalence of common sleep complaints and quality of sleep in adult population of Tehran 2008

·         Quality of life, depression and anxiety in different levels of sleep apnea syndrome

Contact

Address: ENT, Head and Neck Department & Research Center, Hazrat Rasoul Akram Hospital, Niayesh St. Sattarkhan Ave. Tehran, Iran

Email: amasghari@tums.ac.ir, asghari@ent-hns.org   

Phone: +98-21-66504294,  Fax: +98-21-66525329