Department of Nephrology


The department of Nephrology at LGH is one of the emerging units in Lahore. It was started in October 2016 as a separate department under the supervision of Dr. Augangzeb Afzal and leadership of Prof. Ghias-un-Nabi Tayyab. Since the unit continue to lead the way of improving patient care. It comprises of 14 inpatient beds and 34 bedded HD units which is providing state of the art medical care for our nephrology patient. Nephrology unit is also providing 24 hour, emergency service as well as HD facility for sick patient. The department is also performing renal biopsy and inserting temporary dialysis Catheter under ultrasound guidance on regular basis. This is the only unit in public sector which is offering service of permanent Catheter insertion. There are regular academic activities in this unit which include classes of HD technician, regular academic rounds, journal club and weekly classes for postgraduate trainees. Two programs are smoothly running including FCPS Nephrology and M.D Nephrology under supervision of Dr. Yasir Hussain. Extensive research program is being carried out in this department. Nephrology unit is seriously and effectively working with urology department to carry out renal transplant in LGH which will soon be started. We have 7 publications this year and 5 more in the pipeline. Although a new department with a lot of challenges, it has very dedicated and effective team under leadership of Dr. Yasir Hussain and are determined to make this unit on of the best kidney care providing unit in Pakistan. Aim is to initiate CRRT, CVVHD, and CAPD plasmapheresis under nephrology department.

Courses Offered

  • FCPS Nephrology

Research Publications

  • To be Uploaded


Dr. Yasir Hussain
Senior Registrar
Head of the Department
Dr. Roshina Anjum
Sr. Registrar
Dr. Sidra Saleem
Sr. Registrar
Dr. Anjum Shahzad
Sr. Registrar
Dr. Sajid Iqbal
Sr. Registrar
Dr Sania Ashraf
Sr. Registrar
Dr Tariq Ali