CLINICAL SERVICES - FMH

INTERNAL MEDICINE

The internal medicine department, the backbone of any medical setup is highly developed with fully developed subspecialties. The faculty hierarchy and subspecialty consultant are working day and night to uplift the teaching, training and patient care. There are specific clinics of common ailment like diabetes mellitus, hypertension, endocrinology, lungs and kidney etc disease.

The subspecialties available under the umbrella of internal medicine are:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Pulmonology
  • Nephrology
  • Rheumatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Neurology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology

GASTROENTEROLOGY

FMH Gastroenterology-Hepatology unit was established 16 years ago by Prof Arif Amir Nawaz. He returned to his homeland after spending more than one decade training as an Internist and Gastroenterologist in the US and painstakingly built the department at FMH into a state-of-the-art facility.. The department is recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons for the 3 year training program for fellowship in Gastroenterology. There are six residents working towards a fellowship in Gastroenterology and the department is proud to have already trained six Gastroenterologists who are now providing services to people in their native cities.

PULMONOLOGY

The Pulmonology department includes Chest & Asthma Clinic, Tuberculosis Clinic and Lungs Cancer Diagnostic Clinic. It offers Bronchoscopy, Pleural Biopsy, Lung Functions and both invasive & non Invasive Ventilation to the patients.
This unit is equipped with modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment like Bronchoscope, Pleural Biopsy Needle, CPAP Machine, BiPAP Machine, VPAP Machine and Mechanical Ventilators.
Free TB Clinic is managed and run by department of Pulmonology where diagnostic facilities are available with continuous monitoring of the anti TB drug therapy.

NEPHROLOGY INCLUDING DIALYSIS UNIT

Fatima Memorial Hospital has a well-established department of Nephrology. It also has a state of the art dialysis centre providing Haemo-dialysis to patients.

Consultants Available:

Dr. Nauman Tarif – Professor and Head of Department
Dr. Omer Sabir-Assistant Professor
Dr. Atiq-ur-Rehman Khan-Professor

RHEUMATOLOGY

FMH department of Rheumatology is headed by Prof. Nighat Mir Ahmad, MD, an American board certified rheumatologist, who is considered to be a pioneer in establishing Rheumatology in Pakistan. This department was formally started in 2001 and since then, it has steadily grown in terms of its services becoming one of the few leading centers for treatment of Rheumatic diseases in Pakistan. It is committed to Patient Care, Education and Research.The department has a dedicated team of doctors who are providing services to patients from all walks of life.The services provided include Private, Semi-Private and General Clinics for patients suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Spondyloarthropathies, Back Neck Pain, Scleroderma, Myositis, Vasculitis, Juvenile Arthritis, Osteoporosis Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Soft Tissues Rheumatism.Moreover, procedures like Intra-Articular and Soft Tissue Injections are done in outpatient clinics.
Apart from inpatient services, there are dedicated infusion rooms for Biologics and other infusions.
The department of Rheumatology is recognized by CPSP for FCPS in Rheumatology.

COMMUNITY DENTISTRY

The Community and Preventive Dentistry Department gives individual Oral Health Education with counseling and demonstration of measures such as brushing techniques and Dental flossing to prevent Oral Disease, so that there is a minimum need to go through invasive Dental Procedures which saves time and money.
Our Department is the only equipped Preventive Clinical service provider amongst all of the Dental Hospitals in Lahore where we offer procedures such as Pit and Fissure sealants for Children to prevent Decay, Fluoride gel Therapy to prevent Sensitivity in the teeth and ART, which is a filling without drilling the tooth technique.

NEUROLOGY

Fatima Memorial provides both clinical and diagnostic care to neurology patients.

Diseases which are treated by the division of Neurology at FMH include :

  1. Alzheimer’s Disease
  2. Parkinson’s Disease
  3. Stroke
  4. Headache
  5. Muscular Diseases
  6. Peripheral Neuropathy, carpel tunnel syndrome

CARDIOLOGY

Fatima Memorial Hospital now introduces full time comprehensive heart care to all patients under the supervision of a senior cardiologist.The well trained and committed team at the hospital is now providing the very best in cardiac care.Cardiology deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases as well as disorders of the heart. It is one of the most important fields in medicine as many patients are suffering from heart diseases. A good and healthy heart prolongs and improves the quality of one’s life.
Currently the services offered include Echocardiography (ECG) with instant reporting along with stress Echocardiography.

DERMATOLOGY

Fatima Memorial Hospital now introduces full time comprehensive heart care to all patients under the supervision of a senior cardiologist.
The well trained and committed team at the hospital is now providing the very best in cardiac care.
Cardiology deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases as well as disorders of the heart. It is one of the most important fields in medicine as many patients are suffering from heart diseases. A good and healthy heart prolongs and improves the quality of one’s life.Currently the services offered include Echocardiography (ECG) with instant reporting along with stress Echocardiography.

Consultants Available:

Dr. Muhammad Zarrar Arif – Head of Department
Dr. Omer Aziz Rana
Prof. Dr. Tariq Zaman-Professor
Dr. Sumara Rashid-Assistant Professor

PSYCHIATRY

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Sciences, provide facility for the treatment of various Psychiatric and Psychological Disorders.At Fatima Memorial Hospital, we provide individualised, compassionate care in a warm, supportive atmosphere. The professional, multi-disciplinary team assesses each patient’s medical and psychiatric status, develop diagnosis and work with the patient and family to design an effective plan of treatment.

Adult Psychiatric Services

Adult psychiatric services are aimed primarily at people with serious mental illness who have associated significant levels of disturbance and psychosocial disability due to their illness or disorder.

ONCOLOGY

Fatima Memorial Hospital offers consultancy services in oncology for treatment, diagnosis and prevention of cancer; the hospital also offers chemotherapy and surgery to cancer patients.

Consultant available:

Dr. Zafar Alauddin

PHYSIOTHERAPY

OSTEOPATHY

Osteopathy is a form of complementary and alternative medicine. Osteopaths receive special training in the musculoskeletal system which primarily consist of moving, stretching and massaging a person’s muscles and joints, help allow the body to heal itself.Currently two trained Osteopaths from Switzerland practice at Fatima Memorial Hospital.
Osteopathy is a form of manual medicine to help body to accelerate healing (issues), insomnia, migraines, sports injuries, delayed Milestones, cerebral palsy and others.

Consultants available:

Dr. Usmara Zafar – Osteopathy Consultant
Dr. Syed Haider Ali – Osteopathy Consultant

CLINICAL NUTRITION & DIETARY SERVICES

The Clinical Nutrition department offers services to a wide range of patients  suffering from  various ailments. It also provides its services to pregnant and critically ill patients.

Medical Nutrition Therapy for the following Diseases:

  • Arthritis
  • Anemia
  • Constipation
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Eating Disorders
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