Department of Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Burn Unit

Dr. Muhammad Mustehsan Bashir

MCPS (surgery); FCPS (Surgery); FCPS (Plastic Surgery)

Message from the HOD

All efforts are made in our department to strive for the highest standards in patient care, resident training and discipline as well as instilling ethics and a positive attitude amongst our staff. Complacence is the enemy of excellence, so we continue to arm ourselves with the latest equipment allowing us to operate in line with the recent advances in our field. Relevant machinery has been procured to offer not only better reconstructive but also cheap and reliable cosmetic surgery to the common man. We intend to provide specialized patient care and it is our aim to delineate the scope of Plastic Surgery procedures to the medical community for appropriate referrals and better patient management. It is due to the diligent efforts of the faculty and residents that emergency facial and upper limb surgery including limb replants are being performed on a regular basis

I would like to take an opportunity to advise you to serve the community to improve their quality of life and health related issues with compassion, commitment dedication and competency ,always give respect and honor to your teachers/ mentors, rest assured you will always be blessed, Any service at our end will always be welcomed.

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1987 as a 6 bedded facility in an unnoticeable nook of the Chest Surgery ward, the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, King Edward Medical University today comprises of 94 beds and is the largest of its kind in Punjab. With a well equipped 25 bedded burn centre HDU and 5 bedded burn ICU, it is one of the best burn centers in the country. With the legendary Professor Abdul Hakim Babar as its pioneer, the department began galvanizing to greater heights commensurate with international standards under the aegis of his protégé and successor, Professor Farid Ahmad Khan. Currently headed by the dynamic

rof. Dr. Mustehsan Bashir, the department has fully acclimatized itself to the recent trends in our rapidly evolving specialty. Equipped with the latest machinery, all state of the art procedures are being performed in the unit including reconstructive, cosmetic, microvascular and trauma surgery. The department takes emergency as well as elective referrals not only from Punjab but from the whole country. Today the department caters to a staggering average of 16320 patients annually and operates on 2544 patients yearly.

FACULTY MEMBERS

Name Designation Qualification
Dr. Nouman Gill Associate Professor FCPS (Plastic Surgery),MRCS
DR.UMER NAZIR Assistant Professor MBBS(PB) MD(USA) FCPS(Plastic Surgery)
Dr Muhammad Sohail Assistant Professor FCPS (Surgery); FCPS (Plastic Surgery)
Dr Saadia Nosheen Jan Assistant Professor FRCS (Ed); FCPS (Plastic Surgery)
Dr Afzaal Bashir Bajwa Assistant Professor FCPS (Plastic Surgery)
Dr Lubna Cheema Assistant Professor FCPS (Surgery)

OPD SCHEDULE

OPD DAYS Monday FridAY

HEALH SERVICES / STATE OF ART DIAGNOSTIC FACILITIES PROVIDED TO THE PATIENT

  • ND YAG long pulse Laser for hair removal from flaps and microotia etc. vascular lesions etc.
  • CO2 Laser Machine for Burns scars resufacing.
  • Pulse Dye laser for heamangiomas, vascular malfformations etc.
  • Liposuction systems for burn reconstructive purpose.
  • Plastic Surgey Endoscopie unit.
  • FUE hair transplant facillites for post burn alopecia reconstructions.
  • Negative pressure wound healing system (VAC).