Department of Cardiology

Dr. Bilqees Akhtar

Chairperson & HOD Department of Cardiology
Phone: +92-42-99211145-53 Ext: 191

Introduction of the Department

In 1982 an eight bedded, Coronary Care Unit (CCU) was established in main building of Sir
Ganga Ram Hospital. In 2010, it was shied to third floor of Fama Jinnah Block SGRH, as a
ten bedded independent department. Today, the Department of Cardiology is working
with a total of 26 beds, having a fully equipped Coronary Care Unit with 8 beds for acute
cardiac emergencies. The department has diagnosc facilies of Echocardiography,
Exercise tolerance test, Holter monitoring and ECG for indoor and outdoor paents. There
is also capability of performing pericardiocentesis and temporary pacemaker inseron as
The department is headed by Prof. Bilqees Akhtar. In addion to one Assistant Professor,
there are 10 Medical Officers/ Women Medical Officers, 7 House Officers and 3 PGRs in the
department. The Department is doing OPD on daily basis.
Cardiology Department, FJMU/ SGRH is accredited for MD Cardiology training and
Cardiology rotaon of Internal Medicine. Connuous academic acvies including case
and topic presentaons by postgraduate students and house physicians are carried out in
the department on regular basis.


List of Faculty Members

Prof. Dr. Bilquees Akhtar
Dr. Shahzad Majeed Bhatti

Professor & HOD
Assistant Professor