Department Of Pathology

The Pathology Department of FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry is located on the first floor of the main college building. The department facilities include Lecture Theater, Tutorial room, Practical Laboratory, Demonstration area and Museum. The practical laboratory provides microscopes for student teaching, has well equipped collection of teaching slides, and opportunity for hands on staining. The museum has 450 mounted specimens of all organ systems. Departmental library is stocked with text books and reference books. Five double head and two five head microscopes are available for training and reporting. The department is recognized by CPSP for FCPS part II in Histopathology and has conducted FCPS II examination. This year the Haematology section has also been recognized by CPSP for FCPS part II training in Haematology.

Dr. Qasim Ahmed
MBBS, Diplomate American
Board of Anatomic & Clinical
Pathology, & Cytopathology
Chief of Pathology

Dr. Sabiha Riaz
MBBS, M.R.C Path,
F.R.C Path Histopathology (London)
Professor Histopathology

Dr. Rizwan Akhtar
MBBS, Ph.D. (USA)
Professor Chemical Pathology

Dr. Ayesha Ehsan
MBBS, DCP, FCPS Haematology
Professor Haematology

Dr. Durre Shahwar Lone
MBBS, M.Phil Microbiology
Professor Microbiology

Dr. Ayaz Lone
MBBS, FCPS Haematology
Professor Haematology

Dr. Alia Batool
MBBS, M.Phil Microbiology
Associate Professor Microbiology

Dr. Usman Shams
MBBS, M.Phil, FCPS Histopathology
Assistant Professor Histopathology

Dr. Haseeb Ahmed Khan
MBBS, FCPS Histopathology
Assistant Professor Histopathology

Dr. Zakia Wahid
MBBS, M. Phil Histopathology
Assistant Professor Histopathology

Dr. Sadia Taj
MBBS, FCPS Haematology
Assistant Professor Haematology

Dr. Adeel Haider Tirmazi
MBBS, FCPS Histopathology
Assistant Professor Histopathology

Dr. Namra Yunus
MBBS, M. Phil Microbiology
Assistant Professor Microbiology

Dr. Sheharbano Imran
MBBS, FCPS Chemical Pathology
Assistant Professor Chemical Pathology

Dr. Babar Yasin
MBBS
Senior Demonstrator Histopathology

Dr. Syed Saad Gardezi
MBBS, FCPS Histopathology
Senior Demonstrator Histopathology

Dr. Faiza Azam
MBBS
Senior Demonstrator Histopathology

Dr. Saira Moin
MBBS.
Senior Demonstrator Haematology

Dr. Asma Yaqoob
MBBS.
Senior Demonstrator Microbiology

Dr. Imran Shahid
MBBS
Senior Demonstrator Haematology
& Blood Transfusion Officer

Dr. Anum Malik
MBBS.
Senior Demonstrator Histopathology

Dr. Zeeshan Mustafa
MBBS.
Senior Demonstrator Histopathology

Dr. Qurat ul Ain
MBBS
Senior Demonstrator Histopathology

Dr. Ahlam Safdar
MBBS
Demonstrator

Dr. Zainab Jamil
MBBS
Demonstrator

Dr. Hirra Iftikhar
MBBS
Demonstrator

Dr. Hira Zulfiqar
MBBS
Demonstrator

Dr. Mutahira Mannan
MBBS
Demonstrator

Dr. Mehwish Niazi
MBBS
Demonstrator

Dr. Mariam Abbas
MBBS
Demonstrator

Undergraduate FMHCMD Student Achievements in University Examinations

2nd Position in II Professional (BDS 2018)

6 Distinctions in General Pathology & Microbiology (II Professional BDS 2018)

2 Distinctions in Special pathology (III Professional MBBS 2018)

1 Distinction in General Pathology & Microbiology (II Professional MBBS 2018)

2 Distinctions in General Pathology & Microbiology (II Professional MBBS 2017)

Postgraduate Results

6 Postgraduates passed final FCPS Histopathology exam in 2018-2019

Pathology Faculty as Invited Speakers/Guest Lectures (2018-19)

Dr Qasim Ahmed

  • “CSF Cytology”. International Academy of Pathology Pakistan Division 6th Annual Meeting 2019. Islamabad, Pakistan. April 20-21, 2019.
  • “The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytopathology: Terminology & Diagnostic Challenges”. International Academy of Pathology Malaysia Division Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 Pre-Congress Cytology Workshop. Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. October 26, 2018.
  • “Urine Cytology: Sampling Techniques, Ancillary Testing and Case Presentation”. International Academy of Pathology Malaysia Division Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 Pre-Congress Cytology Workshop. Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. October 26, 2018.
  • “Fluid cytology; CSF, urine & effusions”. 9th Diagnostic Cytopathology Workshop. National University Health System. Singapore. May 4-6, 2018.
  • “Lung cancer; update”. 5thMEDLAB Asia Pacific Congress. Singapore. April 2 – 4. 2018.

Prof. Ayesha Ehsan

  • “Case Based Discussion on Bleeding Disorders”, FCPS Haematology Intensive Course. The Children’s Hospital & Institute of Child Health, 2018.
  • “Hemophilia”, Pakistan Society of Haematology Symposium. Independent Medical College, Faisalabad. 2018.

Pathology Workshops/Conferences Organized At FMHCMD (2018-19)

  • Pakistan Society of Haematology Meeting. 14 May, 2019.
  • Rare Bleeding Disorders Workshop. 2 March, 2019.
  • Head and Neck Pathology Conference. 2 February 2019
  • Bone Marrow Morphology Workshop. 16 October, 2018.
  • Gastrointestinal Pathology Workshop. 27 July 2018

Research & Publications 2018

  • Impact of Clinical Information on the Turnaround time in Surgical Histopathology: A Retrospective study. Ali SMH, Kathia UM, Gondal UM, Ali AZ, Khan H, Riaz S. Cureus. Vol.10.5.May; 2018.
  • High Resistance in Uropathogens Isolated from Children at a Pakistani Hospital. Naz Z, Batool A, Rauf A, Azhar H, Akhtar J, Fayyaz F. JUMDC: vol. 9.1;2018.
  • Disruption of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Staphylococcus Aureus Biofilm by Manuka and Beri Honey.Hussain MS, Saher A, Batool A. PJMHS vol.12. 1; Jan-March 2018
  • Vaginal carriage rate of group B Streptococcus in pregnant women at Chaudhary Rehmat Ali Hospital, Lahore. Jabeen K, Batool A, Ahmad M. JAIMC vol.16.1; 2018.
  • Frequency And Antimicrobial Sensitivity Pattern of Bacteria Isolated From Blood Stream Infections (BSI): A single centre study. Lone DS, Batool A, Ehsan A, Riaz S. JAIMC vol. 16.1;2018.
  • DNA methylation signatures of breast cancer in peripheral T-cells. Parashar S, Cheishvili D, Mahmood N, Arakelian A, Tanvir I, Khan HA etal. BMC Cancer vol.18; 2018.
  • Expression of HER2 in adenoid cystic carcinoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma of salivary glands as a prognostic marker. Shams U, Anjum R, Naseem N, Hussain S and Nagi AH. RMJ: Vol.43.2; April-June 2018.
  • CDK1 inhibition facilitates formation of syncytiotrophoblasts and expression of human Chorionic Gonadotropin. Ullah R, Dar S, Ahmad T, Renty DC, Usman M, DePamphilis ML etal. Placenta vol. 66; 2018.
  • Frequency of biopsy proven class I-V lupus Nephritis- A Tertiary care hospital experience. Khalid S, Wahid Z, Mujahid M-3, Naseem N, Nagi AH and Riaz S. Biomedica vol. 34.1; Jan-March 2018.
  • Evaluation typing and Grading of Bone Marrow Fibrosis in Malignant Disorders Affecting Bone Marrow. Asif M, Taj S, Fatima S, Akhtar N, Batool Y. Med forum. 29 No 12; 2018.
  • Categorization of proteinuria and hematuria in patients with lupus nephritis at a tertiary care center in Lahore. Khalid S, Wahid Z, Mujahid M J, Mujahid S, Tanvir I, Naseem N etal. Professional Med J vol.25.7; 2018.

Research & Publication 2019

  • Frequency of response with Eltrombopag in Patients with Persistent Immune Thrombocytopenia. Arooj A, Islam M, Aziz M, Taj S, Med Forum. 30: 5; 2019.
  • Different Causes of Anaemia in Elderly Patients. Islam M, Arooj A, Aziz M, Taj S. Med Forum. 30: 5; 2019.
  • Frequency of OXA-48 gene in the Enterobacteriaceae in a tertiary care hostpital in Lahore. Yaqoob A, Yunus N, Ali SB, Ghaffar H, Aslam A, Nasir S. JSMDC. 5.1

Poster Presentation 2018-19

  • Frequency of Carrier Rate of Beta Thalassemia Trait in Females of Child Bearing Age. Ayaz Lone. FMHCMD annual research day.14 April 2018.
  • Microbial Profile of Nosocomial Urinary Tract Infection in a Tertiary Care. Dr. Alia Batool. FMHCMD annual research day. 14 April 2018.
  • Frequency and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Bacteria Isolated from Blood Stream Infections (BSI): A Single Center Study. Durre Shahwar Lone. FMHCMD annual research day. 14 April 2018.
  • Coagulation Profile in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms. Sadia Taj. 2nd international conference on Haematology and oncology. 23-24 August , 2018 in London UK.
  • Comparison of Diagnosis Accuracy of HbA1c at 2 hours OGTT Using American Diabetic Association Cut off in Pakistan. Sheharbano Imran. International federation of clinical chemistry (IFCC). Barcelona. 22 May 2019.

Hepatitis C Awareness Walk

Blood Donor Society

FMS Blood Donation Awareness Campaign

Fundraising Carnival 2018