Fatima Memorial Hospital Division of Rheumatology is headed by Prof. Nighat Mir Ahmed, an internationally acclaimed American board-certified Rheumatologist who was the pioneer for starting free Rheumatology clinics in Lahore in 1999. Later in 2001, she joined FMH as faculty with the vision of establishing academic Rheumatology unit for patients from all walks of life.
Since the FMH division of Rheumatology has come a long way, it has a faculty comprising of five consultants committed to patient care, education, training, and clinical research in the field of Rheumatology.

Professor Sumaira Farman Raja, apart from being an adult Rheumatologist is also certified in Pediatric Rheumatology and has been instrumental in providing care to the children with Arthritis.

Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Saeed, is the first graduate of FCPS program of the department, working as Associate Professor. He has special interest in Lupus and Inflammatory Arthritis. Dr. Saira Elaine Anwar Khan; apart from patient clinical care, is also in the process of developing MSK USG clinic. The faculty has been recognized nationally as well as internationally on different forums for its contribution for establishing the specialty in this part of world. Despite the overwhelming clinical load, faculty members and fellows are actively involved in research and possess several publications to their credit. They have also presented several abstracts in international meetings. The department of Rheumatology is recognized by CPSP for FCPS in Rheumatology since 2009.

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FMH division of rheumatology regularly organizes CME activities for physicians as well as public awareness program at different forums to uplift care of patients suffering from disabling Rheumatic diseases.

The faculty has established Arthritis Care Foundation, a charity that works for the welfare of indigent patients with arthritis. It also supports the FMH department of Rheumatology through scholarships for fellows in training.

Services provided by the department include clinics to the patients suffering from

  • Adult Arthritis
  • Spondyloarthritis/Back Clinic
  • Lupus
  • Scleroderma
  • Myositis
  • Vasculitis
  • Juvenile Arthritis, Juvenile Lupus & other Connective Tissue diseases
  • Soft Tissue Rheumatism
  • Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis.
  • Procedures like intra-articular and soft tissue injections are done in outpatients’ clinics. Apart from this, there are dedicated infusion rooms for biologics and other infusions.


Prof. Dr. Nighat Mir Ahmed

Professor / Head Of Department

Prof. Dr. Summaira Farman Raja


Dr. Muhammad Ahmad Saeed

Associate Professor

Dr. Saira Elaine Anwer Khan

Assistant Professor

Dr. Shabnam Batool

Senior Registrar

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