Department of Medicine Unit II

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naeem Afzal

Prof of Medicine & HOD Department of Medicine II
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 2 embodies ‘excellence through service’. The faculty includes three Assistant Professors and two Senior Registrars, along with 12 PGRs and 24 house officers. In addion to emergency services on designated days, it also renders services in Medical OPD twice weekly & Rheumatology OPD, Gastroenterology (GI) OPD and Diabec Clinic OPD, once weekly. The unit also covers Endoscopy services twice a week, where diagnosc and therapeuc upper and lower GI Endoscopic procedures are rounely done. The Unit has 28 beds available for paents being admied. It has also devoutly served in COVID HDU since the start of pandemic and Dengue epidemic. The aim of the unit is provision of best possible paent care, as well as imparng training par excellence to its undergraduate and postgraduate students. The faculty is keen to produce quality research from the unit’s plaorm.


List of Faculty Members

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naeem Afzal
Dr. Syed M. Naeem Afzal
Dr. Hina Zamir

Professor & HOD
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)