Department of Surgery
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Farooq Afzal   Prof. Dr. Afsar Ali Bhatti   Prof. Dr. Abdul Mannan Babar    
Associate Professors
Dr. Sakandar Hayat Gondal   Dr. Amana Javed Moeen        
Assistant Professors
Dr. Mohammad Shabbir Ahmad   Dr. Muhammad Kareem Ullah  

Dr. Abdul Waheed Khan


Dr. Saeed Mahmood


Dr. Muhammad Imran Khokar


The department of surgery in LGH consists of three units which are situated in phase I building. Collectively there are 70 beds and weekly cover is given for emergency, operation theatre and outdoor for 2 days each by every unit.Turnover of patients in OPD on average is 650 per week.

Residents join the surgical floor from after doing primary fellowship either from CPSP or RCS, or as MS students. The department of surgery has an exemplary pass record for these students. The department also provides general surgical training to FCPS and MS students of allied specialties, including Urology, Neurology and Orthopedics Surgery, varying from 6-18 months.

Department of surgery conducts training workshops regularly. So far this year three workshops have been conducted by the surgical unit II alone.

The CPC for LGH is also organized by the surgical unit II. 229 consecutive CPCs have been organized so far. As befits a CPC they are multi-disciplinary and are well attended.

The department is also doing clinical research work. Few topics that are under investigation are as follows:

  • Topical nitroglycerine vs. lateral sphincterotomy in chronic anal fissure.

  • Preperitonealmesh vs. darnings repairs of inguinal hernia.

  • Stapled vs. open haemorrhoidectomy.

  • Role of diagnostic laproscopy in obscuring lower abdominal pain in females.

  • Surgical treatment options for diabetic foot infection.

  • Comparison of fine needle aspiration cytology vs. open biopsy for chronic cervical lymphadenopathy.

  • Comparison of Mayo’s and sublay mesh repair for para-umblical hernia.




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