Category Archives: Consultants

Dr. Roohi Ilyas

DR. ROOHI ILYAS (CONSULTANT, SKILLS LAB) has been a part of the NICVD team for more than 25 years and currently serves at the Prof. Kashmirs’ Memorial Professional Skills Development Centre NICVD. Apart from her MBBS she also earned a Diploma in Cardiology as well as MSc. in Com. Nutrition.

Some of her associations involve being the Co. Director Medical Education at NIVCD and Instructor at American Heart Association for CPR and ECC. She is also the co. author of widely acclaimed paper “Retention of knowledge and Skills of Basic Life Support among Health Care Providers trained in Tertiary Care Hospital” published in Pakistan Heart Journal.  She was awarded the Excellence in Performance Award in 2015 for her impressive achievements.

Professor Muhammad Zia Yaqub

Prof. Muhammad Zia Yaqub is presently one of the top cardiologists in the country, with the specialization in Interventional Cardiology. After finishing his residency and fellowship from USA, he joined NICVD with an ambition to provide finest medical care to under-privileged population in Pakistan and has completed 24 years with us since then. Aside from his academic achievements, Prof. Zia Yaqub has authored 23 publications in various disciplines of cardiology. He has supervised several PhD and research students till date.