Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery




Department of Orthopedic Surgery was established in 1987 in DHQ Hospital Rahim Yar Khan.

Heads Of The Department

1. Dr. Mahmood Ahmed Ch.
(August 1987 to 2004)

2. Dr. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal
(2005 to 2006)

3. Dr. Muhammad Azeem
(05-07-2006 to 20-01-2010)

4. Prof. Dr. Irfan Mehboob
(21-01-2010 to 05-10-2012)

5. Dr. Muhammad Azeem
(06-10-2012 to date)

Recognition with CPSP:

Recognized for F.C.P.S Training in Orthopedic Surgery September 2010

Faculty of the Department :

Name Designation  
Dr. Mohammad Azeem Professor
Dr. Mohammad Zafar Iqbal Professor  
Dr. Naseer Ahmed Ch. Associate   Professor  
Dr. Asghar Ali ch Associate Professor  
Dr. Abdul Rauf Tippu Associate Professor
Dr. M.Saleem Assistant Professor  
Dr. Mohsin Bilal Assistant Professor  
Dr. Fraz umer Senior Registrar  
Dr. Aamir Hameed  Senior Registrar  
Dr. Ishfaq Mazari Senior Registrar  
Dr. M. Tahir Shafi Senior Registrar  


  • Incidence of post –surgical infection in Orthopedics surgery. Pak Jour of health, Vol. 33, No.3-4, Jul-Dec 1996.
  • Rate of post-operative infection in clean orthopedic cases, Jour of Pak Ortho Assoc, Vol. 13, No. 02, 121-124 2001.
  • Surgical site infection in orthopedic patients – a public health dilemma. Pak Jour of Med and Health Sciences, Vol. 4: No. 02: 143-148 Apr – Jun 2010.
  • Knowledge about causative agents, transmission and prevention of hepatitis B, C and HIV among blood donors. Jour of Sh. Zayed Med College: Vol. 01 No. 02, 11-14: Apr – Jun 2010
  • Soft Tissue defects in open tibial Fractures and their management by fasciocutaneous flaps. Jour of Sh. Zayed Med College, Vol. 01: No.03: Jul – Sep 2010
  • Education. The only vaccine available for the control of HIV/AIDS. Jour of Sh. Zayed Med College: Vol. 01, No. 03: 82 to 86, Jul –Sep 2010.
  • Flood devastated the barriers of epidemic at distt. Rahim Yar Khan. Jour of Sh. Zayed Med College: Vol. 01, No. 04: 129 -133, Oct – Dec 2010.
  • Hepatitis ‘B’ and ‘C’ Prevalence in Orthopedics Patients. The Professional Med J; Jan- Mar 2011 18: No. 01.
  • Frequency and age specific presentation of burn patients. Jour of Sh. Zayed Med College: Vol. 02, No. 01: 148-151, 2011.
  • Malik MR, Azeem M, Iqbal MZ. Orthopedic injuries among elderly persons;frequency and assessment of the risk factors. Professional Med J; Dec 2011; 18(4):615-620.
  • Iqbal MZ, Azeem M, Ch NA. Evaluation of External Fixator as preferred treatment of femur fractures in children. Jour of Sh. Zayed Medical College: Vol.3; No.1; 259-263, 2012.
  • Azeem M, Cheema T A, Iqbal M Z. Toe to Thumb Transfer. Professional Med. J: (In Publishing Process).
  • Outcome of treatment of hip fragility fractures. Published in Professional Med J June 2009:12(2)298-301.
  • Soft tissue sparing surgical intervention in blast injuries of the limbs.
  • Surgical treatment of deqervains disease.
  • Surgical treatment of deqervains disease.
  • Hepatitis ‘B’ and ‘C’ Prevalence in Orthopedics Patients at Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan The Professional Medical journal, Faisalabad Vol: 18 No: 01-Jan, Feb, Mar, 2011
  • Toe to Thumb Transfer in Amputated Thumb at Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur. Dissertation for FCPS Part-II.
  • Evaluation of Results of ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures.
  • Azeem M, Cheema TA, Iqbal MZ. Toe to thumb transfer Professional Med J Dec 2012;19(6):877-883.


Orthopedic ward consists of 65 beds, including both male and female almost fully occupied. Orthopedic department is well equipped with almost all latest facilities; like image intensifier, arthroscope and close intramedullary nailing system and facilities of microsurgery are also available. We have class room and conference room attached to orthopedic ward. Facilities for arthoplasty are also available. Internet facility is available in ward for utilization by trainees.


  • Daily Trauma morning meeting in ward.
  • Journal club once weekly.
  • Weekly Clinical Pathological Conference in ward.
  • Conducted Primary Trauma Course workshop in April, 2010.

Future Activities

  • Trauma course to be conducted monthly
  • Activity on world osteoporotic day
  • Workshops on medical writing and synopsis writing.