Internal Medicine

Medical Staff

Cardiology
Dr. Faiz Ur Rehman
Dr. Amber Malik
Dr. Nauman Naseer

Echo-cardiography
Dr. Uzma Kazmi
Dr. M. Saleem Akhtar

Endocrinology
Dr. Syed Abbas Raza

Gastroenterology

Dr. M. Aasim Yusuf
Dr. M. Qayyum Khan
Dr. Faisal Zeb

Hospital Medicine
Dr. M. Saqib Saleem
Dr. Haroon Hafeez (Head of the Department)
Dr. Hina Jawaid

Infectious Diseases
Dr. Faisal Sultan
Dr. Ashraf Ali Khan
Dr. Yasser Hussain

Neurology
Dr. Qasim Bashir

Nephrology
Dr. Syed Arslan Khalid

Psychiatry
Dr. Sheheryar Jovindah

Pulmonology
Dr. Faheem Mahmood Butt
Dr. Shoaib Alam
Dr. Syed Yasir Iftikhar

MRCP/FCPS Trainees
There are twenty four Part II positions.           

Facilities & Services

Cancer Screening Clinics
Executive Health Clinics

Consultation and Inpatient Services in the areas of :
  • General Medicine

  • Infectious Diseases
    • Febrile neutropaenia service
    • HIV infection
    • The Infectious Diseases service is in the process of obtaining recognition as a training site leading to the FCPS in Infectious Diseases.
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Echocardiography Exercise
    • Treadmill Testing
  • Pulmonary Medicine
    • Bronchoscopy with lavage and biopsy
    • Transbronchial biopsy
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Pleuroscopy
    • Foreign body removal
  • Critical Care Service
    • Modern ICU with facilities for mechanical ventilation and invasive monitoring
    • Staffed by fully qualified respiratory technicians and ICU nurses
    • Supervision by a full time Intensive Care Specialist
  • Gastroenterology
    The department runs daily Consultant run clinics for GI disorders.  
    • Liver Diseases
      The hospital is a referral center for cirrhosis and its complications.  Consultants are well-versed in innovative and comprehensive therapies for liver disease including complications of cirrhosis. The Hospital is a tertiary referral center for primary liver cancer or hepatocellular carcinoma.
    • Medical, surgical, and radiological specialists cooperate closely to diagnose and treat all types of liver disease and disorders including liver masses.  Staff have extensive experience with relatively uncommon hepatobiliary procedures including resection of biliary tract cancer, resection of liver cancer, ablation of liver cancers using a radio frequency probe and chemoembolization of liver tumors.
    • Endoscopy Services
      Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center provides state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic facilities. The purpose-built, endoscopy Unit provides facilities for all endoscopic procedures and is fully equipped with the latest videoscopes and recording systems. A computerized reporting system ensures a permanent record is maintained of all the procedures performed. International standards of cleansing and sterilization of equipment are followed to ensure patient safety.
    • Upper GI Endoscopy (oesophago-gastroduodenoscopy)
      Diagnostic and therapeutic OGD including dilatation, polypectomy, banding, metallic stent placement, argon plasma coagulation (APC) therapy, metallic stent and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placement
    • Lower GI endoscopy (Colonoscopy)
      Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy including polypectomy, dilatation, argon plasma coagulation (APC) and metallic stent placement.
    • Endoscopic retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
      Diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP including biliary / pancreatic stone removal and / or stent placement, both plastic as well as metallic.
    • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
      Diagnosis and staging of esophageal cancer
      Diagnosis and staging of pancreatic cancer
      EUS guided FNA of mediastinal masses/lymph nodes
      EUS guided pancreatic mass FNA
      EUS-guided aspiration of cystic lesions
      Coeliac axis neurolysis for pain control
      Diagnosis, imaging and treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts
    • Other Tests / Procedures
      Small bowel enteroscopy
      Liver biopsy
      PEG tube change

  • Endocrinology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology

Training

The department is recognized for both FCPS and MRCP training in Medicine.
The department offers a one year diploma in Respiratory Therapy.
ACLS courses.
MRCP PACES courses.

Research

The department provides an infrastructure, superior teamwork and an excellent environment for the house staff and faculty to be involved in Clinical Research independently and in collaboration with other institutions.

Selective publications from House staff and faculty.  

Awards, Certifications & Affiliations

The Department of Medicine is working towards JCIA recognition.