INTRODUCTION OF DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL, LAPAROSCOPIC, PLASTIC AND ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
The department is chaired by Prof Brig (R) Ashfaq Ahmad Javed (Academic Head of Department) and Wg Cdr M Muttahhar Asim Niaz (Administrative Head of Department). The department has 160 dedicated Surgical Beds including 2x State of the Art Surgical ITCs having 10 beds each, a 10 bedded Surgical HDU, and 2 x 10 Bedded Trauma & Emergency Centers.
Our General Surgery Department provides general and specialized surgical services to patients suffering from a wide range of congenital and acquired conditions and caters for the surgical needs of Armed Forces Personnel and their dependents. We also provide surgical care to civilians as private patients. We cater for the needs of all emergency patients round the clock at our Trauma and Emergency Centers.
Our new hospital unit is located on Margalla Road https://goo.gl/maps/zikqWe9FhD22 with easy access to all private patients.
Our hospital units have well-equipped operation theater complexes. We are capable of performing all kinds of General Surgical operations and procedures with unmatched expertise and personalized care. We also specialize in Minimally Invasive & Laparoscopic Surgery including surgery for Gallstones, Acute Appendicitis, Abdominal Wall and Inguinal Hernia, Hysterectomy, Adenexal Mass Surgery, Subfacial Endoscopic Ligation for Varicose Veins, Varicocele Ligation, Gastrectomy and Hemicolectomy. Internationally experienced and certified consultants evaluate and manage patients with diseases which potentially require surgical intervention hence making it a leading general surgery department in Pakistan. To mention a few we provide specialized treatment in thyroid surgery, hernia surgery, gallbladder surgery, breast surgery, varicose veins surgery, abdominoplasty, and surgical treatment of cancer including treatment of breast, colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, skin cancer, thyroid cancer etc
The Department provides comprehensive surgical consultation and care in many subspecialties as well including Plastic and Burn Surgery, Pediatric Surgery. Our dedicated Orthopaedic Surgery Department caters for orthopaedic cases.
The Department of Surgery also offers extensive Academic Programmes for medical students, interns, residents and fellows. Our academic mission is to train the next generation of surgical leaders. We integrate education and research with clinical services, entailing a wide range of surgical treatments. We are accredited with College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan for Post Graduate Fellowship in General Surgery. Our residency and fellowship programme provide a comprehensive learning experience in surgery taught through clinical and didactic sessions. Residency Programme at Department of Surgery provides residents with the range and depth of academic experience and academic exposure required to develop superior surgical skills and an ability to make mature, informed, independent judgments. We have purpose built tutorial rooms for teaching of medical students and surgery residents.