Department of Forensic Medicine


The Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology PGMI was started in 1976 by the Pioneer Professor of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology Dr. Nasib R. Awan. Since then the PGMI Lahore has been producing doctors with postgraduate qualification of DMJ (Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence). The Forensic Medicine & Toxicology department of PGMI has produced 92 postgraduate doctors with DMJ qualification who are serving in various public and private sector medical colleges throughout the country. The department has started the M. Phil Forensic Medicine & Toxicology programme and enrolled 11 students who are studying under the guidance of Professor (Rtd) Dr. Abdur Rasheed Mian (FCPS Forensic Medicine& Toxicology), appointed as honorary supervisor of M. Phil Forensic Medicine & Toxicology. This department is well equipped with offices, lecture theatres, tutorial room, demonstrator office, serology lab and museum having all types of models and artificial weapons and other facilities for teaching, presentations, discussion and practical training of postgraduate students. This year PGMI is inducting the first year MBBS class and we welcome, and are prepared and well equipped to provide quality teaching and practical training to the students when they come to this department in 3rd year. A modern mortuary with all necessary facilities including two autopsy labs, Medico-Legal clinic, X-Ray & Ultrasound room, Histopathology lab, Biological lab and Forensic Anatomy lab, cold storage for preservation dead bodies, is under construction in the premises of Lahore General Hospital, Lahore.

Courses Offered

  • M. Phil Forensic Medicine
  • DMJ

Research Publications

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Dr. Pervaiz Zarif
Assistant Professor
Head of the Department

Dr. Naghmana Bashir
Sr. Demonstrator

Dr. Mehwish Jilani

Dr. Haris Siddiqi

Dr. Zubia Iqbal

Dr. Riffat Hayat Sukhera

Dr. Nasir Abbas

Dr. Seenum Saeed

Dr. Muhammad Owais Qureshi

Dr. Tayyab Amjad Mustafa