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Pathology is the backbone of medicine. It aims to understand the nature, cause and consequences of diseases through examination of blood and tissue specimens. Pathology department was established when Khyber Medical College came into being in 1954. The affiliated hospital is 1200 bedded, Khyber Teaching Hospital. In the beginning the department was headed by the senior most professor on the basis of teaching and administrative qualities and presently head of the department is called the chairman. The department comprises of four sections/unit namely haematology, histopathology, microbiology and chemical pathology with unit heads, who report to the chairman. The laboratory caters for both indoor and outdoor patients, providing routine and specialized services in all the sub-specialities. The faculty consists of 3 professors, 1 associate professor, 14 assistant professors and 12 demonstrators. The faculty is full time involved in comprehensive educational activities and diagnostic services.

The undergraduate teaching program benefits all five years of medical students. “The modular system”, consisting of lectures, small group discussions, theme based learning, practical work and ward rounds. The postgraduate program at present is MPhil which has 8 enrolled scholars. It includes taught courses along with journal club, presentations and case discussions. Other residency programs are in pipeline. Research is an inseparable goal in our mission. The faculty has published multiple good quality papers in peer reviewed journals and have presented in scientific conferences.

The faculty is involved in collaborative activities with private and government organizations. They are invited as examiners by the Khyber medical university and College of Physicians And Surgeons of Pakistan.

We aim to get hospital certification for international standards and to become a degree awarding institution.

To be recognized as the leading pathology department nationally in education and research and as a provider of high quality diagnostic services.

  • To provide innovative teaching to prepare future leaders in academics and pathology research.
  • To establish a robust teaching, research, diagnostic and quality assurance system, leading to accreditation of residency programs nationally.
  • To inculcate ethical and professional behavior in undergraduate and postgraduate medical students to provide high quality health care to all patients irrespective of their background.
  • To provide a collaborative environment for research to expand our knowledge of human health and disease that motivates and inspires excellence.

To develop, implement and evaluate innovations in health care, research and education to improve the quality of people’s health.

Dr. Muhammad Idrees

Chairman| Associate Professor | MBBS,M.Phil , PhD | Focal Person for PM&DC | Focal Person / Admin, incharge Public Health Lab, | [email protected]

Dr. Ahmad Rafiq

Professor | MBBS, DCP,M.Phil,, [email protected]

Dr. Mohsin Shafi

Associate Professor | MBBS, M.Phil, MHPE, [email protected]

Dr. Pordil Khan

Assistant Professor | MBBS, M.Phill, [email protected]

Dr. Amina Gul

Assistant Professor | MBBS , DCP, PhD Microbiology, [email protected]

Dr. Momina Ali

Assistant Professor | MBBS | M.Phl | Focal Person for 3rd year & Module director for 4th Year, [email protected]

Dr. Muhammad Asghar

Assistant Professor | MBBS , M.Phil

Dr. Syed Luqman Soaib

Assistant Professor | MBBS, M.Phill, [email protected]

Dr. Muhammad Ihtesham

Assistant Professor | MBBS, M.Phill, [email protected]

Dr. Safia Rahman

Assistant Professor | MBBS, M.Phil, [email protected]

Dr. Saira Nasr Malik

Assistant Professor | MBBS, FCPS ( Haematology), [email protected]

Dr. Saima Qayyum

Demonstrator | MBBS, [email protected]

Dr. Sunia Arif Khan

Demonstrator | MBBS, [email protected]

Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim

Demonstrator | MBBS, DCP, [email protected]

Dr. Somia Abid

Demonstrator | MBBS, [email protected]

Dr.Neelam Ahmad

Hematologist | MBBS, FCPS. DCP, [email protected]

Symposium and hands on session on NCOVID 19

Symposium and hands on session on NCOVID 19 in Department of Pathology,KMC/KTH in collabration with Pakistan Biological Safery Association.KP chapter on Feb 28th  2020