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Gohar Dar, MD

Gohar Dar, MD
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Department Intensive Care and Resuscitation
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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Treatment & Services

  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Critical Care Medicine
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About Gohar Dar, MD

Gohar Dar, MD, is a Cardiac Anesthesiologist in the Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. He holds a certificate from the United States Medical Licensing Examination and has a Human Research Subjects Protection Training Certificate in intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography. In addition to anesthesia, Dr. Dar’s specialty interests include critical care medicine, use of ultrasound in the critical care setting, sepsis, ARDS and intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography.

Dr. Dar was born in Jhelum, Pakistan, and attended medical school at the Ayub Medical College at Peshawar University in Pakistan, graduating with degrees in surgery and in medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in anesthesia at Jackson Memorial Hospital of the University of Miami in Florida. During his tenure at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Dr. Dar was named Best Preliminary Intern of the Year. Cleveland Clinic granted Dr. Dar a fellowship in critical care medicine, during which he won the Fellow of the Year Award in Critical Care Medicine. This was followed by a Cleveland Clinic fellowship in cardiothoracic anesthesia. Dr. Dar was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2003 as a Staff Cardiac Anesthesiologist.

In addition to the clinical training listed above, Dr. Dar trained during an externship in pulmonary medicine at State University of New York's VA Medical Center. He also had a residency in pulmonary medicine at the Khadim Ali Memorial Hospital in Jhelum, Pakistan, and additional training in primary care medicine at Abbas Hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan. He served as House Physician and House Surgeon at Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Dr. Dar has presented several papers to national conferences and symposia including the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Cleveland, OH United States

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Critical Care Anesthesiology
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, FL United States

Internship - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internal Medicine
Miami, FL United States

Medical Education - Ayub Medical College, University of Peshawar
Abbottabad, Pakistan


  • Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

cardiothoracic anesthesia, cardiothoracic anesthesiology, cardiovascular critical care, fellow and resident education, resident teaching

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/26/2024, Dr. Dar has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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