Sahar F. Zafar, MD is a neurointensivist and epileptologist. She is the Associate Medical Director of the MGH Neuroscience ICU, and is the Director of the MGH/BWH/Harvard Neurocritical Care Training Fellowship. She completed her Neurology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, followed by dual fellowships in Neurocritical Care and Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. Zafar devotes her clinical time in the MGH Neurosciences ICU, on the MGH Acute Stroke Service, and is part of the Epilepsy Service. She sees patient in the MGH Epilepsy Clinic.
Her clinical interests include acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage, seizures and status epilepticus in critically ill patients, and long term follow up of epilepsy patients. Her research interests include critical care EEG monitoring, seizures in the ICU, and post ICU discharge health outcomes.