Department General Surgery

The Department of Surgery at Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre is a robust and dynamic surgical unit undertaking almost all surgical procedures. The surgical department caters to the tertiary care needs of KPK and neighbouring Afghanistan. The department consists of 62 beds and is supported by a well-equipped 12 bed ICU and 4 bed High Dependency Unit. There are nine well-equipped Operating Theaters with multiple laparoscopic towers and other ancillary equipment like C-Arms, Ligature, Laser machines and Microscopes.

A fully equipped surgical endoscopy suite ensures effective management in any emergency. Armed with qualified nursing and paramedical staff, the Department of Surgery caters 24/7 for emergency patients from whole region, and across the border to Afghanistan as well.

The department is manned by a fully qualified and experienced team of Surgeons, Post Graduate Trainees, Medical Officers, Technicians and nursing staff, who undertake complex surgical procedures ranging across a wide spectrum of surgical fields, like breast and endocrine, colorectal, pediatric, urological, plastic and reconstructive procedures, man the department. There is also a strong laparoscopic surgical team at hand, carrying out general surgical and urological procedures.

The Anesthesia Department offers wide range of services including but not limited to Preoperative Anesthesia Care, Acute Post –Operative Pain Management, Well-equipped Surgical Intensive Care, Labour Epidural Analgesia, Sedation and Anesthesia care outside operating theater as well, such as in the Cath Lab , Radiology etc.

The department has an Anesthesia Clinic to disucss the required services with patients undergoing Anesthesia, for full satisfaction of the patients.

NWGH Anesthesia Department is a teaching department acknowledges by College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) for Post-Graduate Training and Fellowship in Anesthesia since 2012, and the Department offers structured training of FCPS and MCPS in Anesthesia. So far more than 30 trainees have completed their training at Northwest General Hospital’s Anesthesia Department.

The department is manned by a fully qualified and experienced team of Surgeons, Post Graduate Trainees, Medical Officers, Technicians and nursing staff, who undertake complex surgical procedures ranging across a wide spectrum of surgical fields, like breast and endocrine, colorectal, pediatric, urological, plastic and reconstructive procedures, man the department. There is also a strong laparoscopic surgical team at hand, carrying out general surgical and urological procedures.

Panel of Doctors – General Surgery