Department of Rheumatology


This department holds the honour of being the first unit in a public service hospital in Pakistan to offer a specialized rheumatology service and an accredited postgraduate training for this specialty in Pakistan. Currently more than 200 patients are evaluated and managed each day in the outpatients. It is presently recognised the hub for postgraduate training by both the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan and the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University
Teaching Faculty at Rheumatology Department:
The department has a single unit headed by Professor Wajahat Aziz (FCPS, MRCP, FACP, FACR, FRCP.) along with an Associate Professor Dr Uzma Rasheed (FCPS medicine, FCPS Rheumatology) and an Assistant Professor Dr Shazia Zammurrad (FCPS medicine, FCPS rheumatology) The department of Rheumatology at PIMS is the largest facility of its kind in Pakistan providing cover to both adult and pediatric patients suffering from rheumatic disorders


Prof. Wajahat Aziz

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