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. Since this unit continue to lead the way of improving patient care. It comprises of 12 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 insection. There are regular academic activities in this unit which include classes of HD technician, regular academic rounds, weekly classes for postgraduate trainees and journal club. 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. Aurangzeb Afzal and are determined to make this unit on of the best kidney care providing unit in Pakistan. Aim is to initiate CRRT, CVVHD, CAPD plasmapheresis under nephrology department.

Courses Offered

  • FCPS Nephrology

Research Publications

  • To be Uploaded


Assistant Professor
Head of the Department

Dr. Anjum Shahzad
Sr. Registrar

Dr. Sajid

Sr. Registrar

Dr. Fainan


Dr. Adnan Ahmad Zafar