Fatima Memorial Hospital has developed specialised Neonatal unit, the first of its kind in Punjab. Our neonatal unit has a unique combination of advanced technology and trained Consultant Neonatologists, making it a pioneer in advanced neonatal care in Pakistan. Our Neonatal unit is unique in many respects as compared to other hospitals:

  • We have Neonatal consultants and team of senior registrars who specialize in Neonatal medicine.
  • We provide 24/7 emergency services to sick neonates with the services of our team of senior neonatal doctors.
  • We provide 24/7 coverage of Neonatal ICU which is monitored by specialist senior registrars and consultant Neonatologists.
  • Our Neonatal team members are present at all high risk and complicated deliveries and C-sections.
  • We have started sub-speciality training in Neonatology in our unit after been recognized by College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan.
  • Our unit has state of the art and latest ventilators which can provide non-invasive, conventional and high frequency ventilation.
  • Our Neonatal ICUs are well equipped with warmers, incubators, monitors, syringe pumps, infusion pumps, LED phototherapy lights etc.
  • We have nursing staff in neonatal units, who have extensive experience in caring for the sick and tiny babies.
  • We use minimally invasive blood sampling technique, i.e. capillary heel sampling, which is a standard practice internationally.
  • We deal with tiny babies of all gestations, as low as 24 weeks.
  • Neonatal team is an integral part of Feto-Maternal unit, which manages antenatal care, high risk deliveries, congenital anomalies, precious pregnancies etc. so as to ensure adequate and timely care of these precious babies.
  • We provide surgical and post-surgical care to neonates, who need surgical intervention.
  • We care for critically sick babies who are born elsewhere and then referred to us from other parts of Lahore and Punjab.
  • We offer specialized newborn care services such as thyroid screening, hearing screening, screening for congenital heart disease, vaccination, screening for retinopathy of prematurity, follow-up care of sick babies, and growth and development of neonates.


Our Neonatal Team Comprises of 3 Neonatologists (consultants) and 6 specialist senior registrars. The consultants are:

Zahid Anwar (HOD Neonatology)
MBBS, MCPS, FCPS (Paeds), MRCPCH, Fellowship training in Neonatology (UK), Postgraduate Diploma in Neonatology (UK), FCPS (Neonatal Medicine)

Rafia Gul
MBBS, FCPS (Paeds), FCPS (Neonatal Medicine)

Dr Faiza Yasin
MBBS, MRCP (Ireland)

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