Hina Faisal, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Hina Faisal, is a board certified Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician. She is a graduate of Dow University of Health Science, Karachi, Pakistan. She did basic surgical training at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and few years of surgery residency at the Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Due to lot of interest in critical care, she changed her career to Anesthesia and then she completed her residency in Anesthesiology at Case Western Reserve University (MetroHealth) Program, Cleveland, Ohio. After residency, she completed a fellowship in Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine at University of Texas Houston- McGovern Medical School.


Dr. Faisal started with Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group, Department of Surgery in March 2019 as a faculty member.  As a faculty member Dr. Faisal has assisted the Department of Surgery Residency program with lectures and training. Her clinical expertise is surgical critical care and anesthesiology. She is also a member of American Board of Anesthesiologist and American Medical Association. Her other interest are reading, writing, cooking, singing and gardening. She speaks English, Urdu and Tourist Arabic. Her clinical and teaching interests include regional anesthesia and global health.


Learning curve of ultrasound-guided surgeon-administered transversus abdominis plane (UGSA-TAP) block on a porcine model
Faisal, H, Qamar, F, Martinez, S, Razmi, SE, Oviedo, RJ & Masud, F 2024, , Heliyon, vol. 10, no. 3, e25006, pp. e25006. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e25006

Prevalence of Delirium After Abdominal Surgery and Association With Ketamine: A Retrospective, Propensity-Matched Cohort Study
Faisal, H, Qamar, F, Hsu, ES, Xu, J, Lai, EC, Wong, ST & Masud, FN 2024, , Critical care explorations, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. E1032. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCE.0000000000001032

ICU Delirium in Cardiac Patients
Faisal, H, Farhat, S, Grewal, NK & Masud, FN 2023, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 74-84. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcvj.1246

Carboxyhemoglobinemia in critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients
Faisal, H, Ali, ST, Xu, J, Nisar, T, Sabawi, M, Salazar, E & Masud, FN 2021, , journal of clinical medicine, vol. 10, no. 12, 2731. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10122731

Carboxyhemoglobinemia in critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients
Faisal, H, Ali, ST, Xu, J, Nisar, T, Sabawi, M, Salazar, E & Masud, FN 2021, , Journal of Clinical Medicine, vol. 10, no. 12, 2731. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10122731

Pre-emptive ECMO cannulation in a patient with severe pulmonary hypertension and acute appendicitis undergoing appendectomy
Zia, M, Muniz Castro, J, Faisal, H & Bonville, DJ 2020, , Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open, vol. 5, no. 1, 2020610. https://doi.org/10.1136/tsaco-2020-000610

Unexplained Methemoglobinemia in Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Case Report
Faisal, H, Bloom, A & Gaber, AO 2020, , A&A practice, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. e01287. https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001287