Department of Medicine Unit III

Prof. Dr. Bilqees Shabbir

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

Introduction of the Department

Department of Medicine at Fama Jinnah Medical University and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is one of the oldest departments in the Instute. Dr. Yar Muhammad and Dr. Muhammad Yousaf, both rered Physicians of King Edward Medical College, were the first honorary vising Physicians for SGRH. Not only did they work without remuneraon but used to contribute 40% of fee realized from their private paents towards the hospital funds. In 1970 three Medical Units were established Headed by Prof. Nasima Nisar, Prof. Nabiha Hassan and Prof. Shabnum Iqbal. A Gastroenterology unit was established by Prof. Nabiha W. Hassan in 1985-86. Along the course of its history, other brilliant names that Headed and le impeccable marks on the outlook of the specialty in Pakistan, include Prof. Humayun Maqsood, Prof. M. Akbar Chaudhary, Prof. Gulsana Masood Khan, Prof. Saleema Qaisera, Prof. Sameena Akram, Prof. Naheed Hashmat & Prof. Imran Hassan Khan. Professor Naeem Afzal is the current Head/Chairperson of the department and is leading Medical Unit I & II as well. Presently, three well equipped Medical Units are working as a team to provide Outpaent, Inpaent and Eemergency Medical Services. In addion, Covid-19 is managed with addional bed strength of 70, with 50 reserved for High Dependency Unit and 20 for Intensive Care Unit. The department has also played key role in coping with the paent influx, aer Dengue outbreak. The staff of Department of Medicine has displayed exceponal professionalism and selflessness, while being at the forefront in fight against these diseases. In terms of teaching and research, MD and FCPS are recognized postgraduate degrees in Medicine, accredited by FJMU and CPSP, respecvely. MD Endocrinology will receive first inducon through CIP in coming selecon. In addion, Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes is also approved by the Syndicate, and waing for inducon.Medical unit 3 is housed on the ground floor of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. The bed strength of Unit is 30, out of which 11 beds are reserved for male and female medical paents each and 8 beds are dedicated for Dengue Isolaon/HDU. The Unit enjoys proximity to most of the hospital departments. Dr. Rashid Iqbal is the current Head of Medical Unit 3. The teaching faculty comprises of three Assistant Professors and three Senior Registrars. The unit provides emergency and outpaent services in Medical OPD and Diabec Clinic on designated days. The department deems post graduate training to be top priority, which is materialized by laying a strong emphasis on bedside teaching during daily ward rounds. The unit is dynamic in arranging regular case presentaons, classes, journal club and morbidity and mortality review, weekly alongside regular assessment of theorecal knowledge and clinical skills. To aid the trainees and consultants in performing their tasks with utmost efficiency, a comfortable space in the form of offices, PG room, teaching room and a library with internet facility have been allocated


List of Faculty Members

Prof. Dr. Bilqees Shabbir
Dr. Bilal Azeem Butt
Dr. Rashid Iqbal
Dr. Hina Zameer

Professor & HOD
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor