Category Archives: Assistant Professors

DR. GHAZALA IRFAN

Dr. Ghazala Irfan, is an Assistant Professor and Cardiac Electrophysiologist at NICVD. She has joined NICVD in January 2016 and since then she has participates actively in all academic, clinical and research activities. She is the only cardiologist in Pakistan who has received EHRA grant for fellowship in Clinic Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing and first female Electrophysiologist in a community of 10-12 Electrophysiologist in Pakistan. She is an active member of European Society of Cardiology, European Heart Rhythm association, Women in EP and Young Electrophysiologist Society. She has done her FCPS in Cardiology and later on 2 year Fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing from Virjie University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium. She has co authored 30 original research articles including articles as first author in International peer reviewed journals. She has also contributed as co-editor in Pakistan Cardiac Society journal in past

DR. SAAD BADAR ZAKAI

Dr. Saad Badar Zakai is an MRCS and FCPS in General Surgery and FCPS in Cardiac Surgery. He is an exceptional cardiac surgeon. Dr. Saad joined National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in the year 2016 as an Assistant Professor in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Department. He is involved in several research papers and academic teachings. He is also an active member of Pakistan Society of Paediatric Cardiology.

DR. KAMRAN AHMED KHAN

Dr. Kamran Ahmed Khan is an exceptional, Interventional Cardiologist working at National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease since 2017. He did his MBBS from Dow Medical College in 2001. Then he completed his Internship, Medicine training and General Cardiology fellowship from Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi. He has earned his Membership in Medicine (MCPS) and Fellowship in Adult Cardiology (FCPS Cardiology) from College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is specialized and has Certification in the field of Interventional Cardiology from Queen Elizabeth II, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He actively participates as speaker and moderator in national scientific meetings and has facilitated multiple Continuing Medical Education (CME) workshops. He is presently member of Pakistan Cardiac Society as well.

DR. ABDUL SATTAR SHAIKH

Dr Abdul Sattar Shaikh working as an Assistant Professor in Paediatric Cardiology with special interest in paediatric and adult congenital heart disease and intervention. After doing his MCPS and FCPS in Paediatrics Medicine and FCPS in Paediatric Cardiology, he did his Fellowship in Paediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Diseases & Interventional Cardiology from IJN National Heart Institute Malaysia in 2015 and Post-Fellowship in Paediatric Interventional Cardiology in 2014 from NICVD Karachi. He is also member of Malaysian Medical Council, National Heart Institute of Malaysia (NHAM), Paediatric Cardiology Society Malaysia, Malaysia Medical Association, Pakistan Society of Cardiology and Pakistan Society of interventional Cardiology. He has authored more than 25 publications and also involved in welfare activities of KONPAL Child Protective Society and ULPHAT Foundation.

DR. HUMAIRA ASHRAF

Dr. Humaira Ashraf is a 2004’s graduate from Nishtar Medical College, Multan and has completed her FCPS in Chemical Pathology. Currently, she is serving as Assistant Professor of Pathology at NICVD Karachi for last one year. Moreover, she also had been extensively involved in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students. She has facilitated a number of pathology workshops and seminars. As well as presented a paper in pathology update at CPSP Karachi in year 2011.

DR. AFTAB AHMED KHATRI

Dr. Aftab Ahmed Khatri is working as an Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at NICVD. Dr. Aftab has done FCPS in Anaesthesiology from College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan and has completed his fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia from Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi. He has served in different medical institutes of as a Specialist Cardiac Anaesthetist and in March 2016, joined NICVD as an Assistant Professor Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. He has been involved in clinical and research work and training of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Dr. Gulzar Ali Buriro

Dr. Gulzar Ali Buriro is an exceptional cardiologist working at NICVD since 2010 and presently working as Assistant Professor of Cardiology. Dr. Gulzar completed his post-graduate training in 2013 and earned his fellowship of college of Physician & Surgeon (FCPs) in adult cardiology in 2015. He completed his 2nd FCPS training in Interventional Cardiology in January 02, 2018.

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Dr. Rajesh Kumar is an exceptional, Interventional Cardiologist working at National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease since 2016. He did his MBBS from Chandka Medical College in 2005. Then he completed his Medicine training from Ziauddin Medical University and General Cardiology fellowship from NICVD Karachi. He has earned his Fellowship in Adult Cardiology (FCPS Cardiology) from College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is specialized and has Certification in the field of Interventional Cardiology. He actively participates as speaker and moderator in various scientific meetings. He has been involved in clinical and research work and training of undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is presently member of Pakistan Cardiac Society as well.

DR. MAHESH KUMAR BATRA

Dr. Mahesh Kumar, MBBS, FCPS (Cardiology), Interventional Cardiologist, working as Assistant Professor since 2017. He has a special interest in complex coronary and structural heart diseases interventions. Dr. Batra is specialized in the field of Interventional Cardiology and has earned a fellowship in the particular field. Dr. Batra is an active Speaker and Researcher; he has been the part of many national and international publications as well. Dr. Batra is also a member of Pakistan society of interventional cardiology and Pakistan society of cardiology. Dr. Batra worked with renowned healthcare organizations of the country such as; Aga Khan University, PNS Shifa, Civil Hospital, Karachi Adventist Hospital and Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center.

Dr Jehangir Ali Shah

Dr. Jehangir Ali Shah

Dr. Jehangir Ali Shah has been working as Assistant Professor in NICVD since 2017, he has done his FCPS cardiology in 2015 and completed interventional cardiology training in 2017. Dr. Shah has special interest in complex coronary artery disease and structural heart disease intervention. He has been involved in clinical and research work and training of undergraduates and post graduate students.

DR. MUHAMMAD NAEEM MENGAL

DR. MUHAMMAD NAEEM MENGAL

Dr. Muhammad Naeem Mengal is currently working as Assistant professor of Interventional Cardiology at NICVD. He holds his fellowship (FCPS in Cardiology) from College of Physician and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) and has completed CPSP approved fellowship in Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Mengal has published several research papers and completed several research projects. Dr. Mengal performs complex coronary and structure heart procedures.