The vision to provide healthcare to the community from grass-root level has led to establishment of the Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences in 2015. The School is affiliated with University of Health Sciences Lahore (UHS). All the academic & theoretical knowledge is disbursed to the students in fully equipped lecture rooms by the highly qualified faculty of the Medical College and School, while practical training is carried out in laboratories and departments of the Shalamar Hospital. Students can easily access all the reading material in Professor Muhammad Akhtar Khan Library of the institute.

 

Programs

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

05-Years Degree Program

Eligibility

F.Sc. pre Medical / Equivalence Certificate with at least 60 % in aggregate marks.

Age Limit

There is no age restriction for admission in Allied Health Sciences courses

Physical Therapists can practice in a wide variety of settings like: public sector hospitals, private hospitals, rehabilitation centers, outpatient clinics, athletics facilities & sports, clinical research sectors, medical colleges & universities.

Medical Imaging Technology (MIT)

04-Years B.Sc (Hons) Program

Eligibility

F.Sc. pre Medical  / Equivalence Certificate with at least 50 % in aggregate marks.

Age Limit

There is no age restriction for admission in Allied Health Sciences courses

Medical Imaging Technologist has scope for progression in any field like Radiology, Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Corporate Applications.

Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

04-Years B.Sc (Hons) Program

Eligibility

F.Sc. pre Medical  or F.Sc. in relevant technology   / Equivalence Certificate with at least 50 % in aggregate marks.

Age Limit

There is no age restriction for admission in Allied Health Sciences courses

Medical Laboratory Technologist can work in: clinical laboratories at hospitals, medical colleges and universities, reference laboratories, biotechnology laboratories, industry (food, vaccine, pharmaceutical), research centers, forensic science labs as educators, administrators, laboratory specialist, and laboratory management.

B.Sc. (Hons) Operation Theatre Technology (OTT)

04-Years B.Sc (Hons) Program

Eligibility

F.Sc. pre Medical / Equivalence Certificate with at least 50 % in aggregate marks.

Age Limit

There is no age restriction for admission in Allied Health Sciences courses

Operation Theatre Technologist can work as a member of team with Anesthetists, Surgeons, Registered Nurses and other members delivering patient care before, during and after surgery, can also work as a member of infection control team.

B.Sc. (Hons) Optometry & Orthoptics (O&O)

04-Years B.Sc (Hons) Program

Eligibility

F.Sc. pre Medical / Equivalence Certificate with at least 50 % in aggregate marks.

Age Limit

There is no age restriction for admission in Allied Health Sciences courses

Optometry & Orthoptics as an Independent Eye care Practitioner, within the domain of specialty which include: Refraction/Pediatric Refraction/Cycloplegic Refraction, Screening for Cataract, Glaucoma , Diabetic & Hypertensive Retinopathy and other Major Ophthalmic disorders, Non-Surgical Management of Ocular Diseases, Orthoptics Exercises Consultancy where necessary, Soft & Hard Lens Practice, Squint assessment & non-surgical management and plan of surgery, Low Vision Practice.

The Government of Pakistan offers BS-17 to fresh graduate Laboratory technologists, Imaging technologist, Optometrist, Orthoptists, OT technologist and Physical therapists which further move to higher scales with education and experience.
Our Vision

To establish a reputable institute with state of the art facilities drawing upon the experienced faculty and creating a student body recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in the field of health sciences.

Our Mission

To provide our students with the knowledge and skills to excel as health practitioners as well as fulfill the ethical considerations of their profession.

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Ch. Ahmed Saeed, Chairman Board of Trustees, Businessmen Hospital Trust

Education is one of the most important facets of human evolution. It steers one from darkness to radiance. Businessman Hospital Trust is constantly striving to broaden its facilities to a full fledge academic institution with diverse educational programmes under the tutelage of Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences. The aim is to produce health care professionals who are prepared to assume responsibilities in the primary, secondary and tertiary care of the people, in rural and urban areas as doctors, nurses & allied health professionals. With rapid advances in medical technology, changing pattern of diseases, increase in life expectancy, need for geriatric care, and rise in public awareness, there is unprecedented demand for competent and superbly trained nurses, thus making them the backbone of healthcare care system. For the past decade Shalamar Nursing College, one of the best nursing colleges in Pakistan, continues to develop innovative programme in nursing education and patient care, to the international standards. Undoubtedly Allied Health professionals play a vital role in the overall ambit of health care system. For the past few years there has been a paradigm shift among students opting for professional courses at under-graduate level with an ever increasing numbers opting for Allied Health Sciences. Establishment of Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences is yet another endeavor by the Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences to contribute towards this essential element of health care. In the end let me reiterate; the source of our passion is our mission, which is centered on education, research, and compassionate health care service. We are proud of our work. I wish you all the very best in your pursuit of educational goals

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Dr. Riffat Javed, Principal, Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences

The rapid progression of Medical Science over the last few decades has made health care delivery systems even more complex, requiring a holistic and multi- sectarian approach in order to provide quality care. It is no longer possible for doctors alone to meet the needs engendered by this phenomenal growth in health care technology. Allied Health Sciences has now become a necessary field in order to provide quality care for patients and there is increasing and continual demand for professionals from within this field, globally. The demand for well-qualified specialists is tremendous and society is prepared to reward them well because of their important contribution. Therefore, there is now, tremendous potential in careers in Allied Health Sciences both within the country and abroad. It is proving to be a challenging, secure and financially rewarding career. In view of these national and international needs for these qualified professionals, Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences has established a state of the art Allied Health Sciences program in this institution. A highly competent faculty has been hired to train these professionals to prepare them to be at par with international standards with an admission policy based on completely transparent and merit based system. Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences will provide you with the best environment in teaching program to fulfill your dreams. Best of luck and welcome to SSAHS!

 

Faculty

Name

Designation

Dr. Riffat Javed Principal
Madiha Mumtaz Assistant Professor Biochemistry / Program Coordinator (Medical Laboratory Technology)
Dr. Rabia Kaniz Assistant Professor (Doctor of Physical Therapy)
Dr. Waseem Javaid Assistant Professor/ Program Coordinator (Doctor of Physical Therapy)
Sadaf Abdul Qadir Program Coordinator/Lecturer (Medical Imaging Technology)
Dr. Syed Nishat Akram Program Coordinator/Lecturer (Optometry and Orthoptics)
Fakhra Fakhar Program Coordinator/Lecturer (Operation Theatre Technology)
Dr. Sahar Senior Lecturer Physical Therapy
Dr. Masooma Gull Senior Lecturer Physical Therapy

FACULTY OF PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPARTMENT

Dr. Farah Shaheen Chief Coordinator Physiotherapy
Dr. Binish Afzal Physiotherapist
Dr. Syed Naeem Abbas Physiotherapist
Dr. Anam Bint-e-Irfan Physiotherapist
Dr. Nabira Izhar Physiotherapist
Dr. Sara Physiotherapist

FACULTY OF ANATOMY DEPARTMENT

Dr. Sara Khalid Professor/ Head of Department
Dr. Jabeen Akhtar Professor
Dr. Verda Baig DEMONSTRATOR ANATOMY
Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba Lecturer

FACULTY OF PHYSIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Dr. Fareeda Munawar Professor/ Head of Department
Dr. Adeela Shahid Professor
Dr. Ambreen Khalid Associate Professor
Dr. Hina Pasha Assistant Professor
Dr. Ayesha Sadiqa Assistant Professor
Dr. Uzma Saleem Assistant Professor

FACULTY OF RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Dr. Asma Tariq Head of Department
Dr. Muhammad Arshad Manzoor Assistant Professor
Dr.Imran Yousaf Assistant Professor
Rushna Zafar Radiology Coordinator
Mehwish Rana CT Technologist
Muhammad Wasim Akram CT Technologist
Iqra Sattar Echo Technologist
Fatima Bari Mammogram Technologist
Fariha Sarwar MRI Technologist
Liaqat Ali MRI Technologist
Nida Sadiq MRI Technologist
Hadia Nadeem Senior MRI Technologist

FACULTY OF PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Prof. Sania Shuja MBBS, MD, PhD (USA), Head of Department
Prof. Farooq Aziz MBBS, M. Phil
Prof. Muhammad Dilawar Khan Professor
Prof. Tanveer Zia Qureshi Professor
Prof. Majda Qureshi Professor
Dr. Maryam Riaz Tarar Associate Professor
Dr. Asma Saadia Assistant Professor
Dr. Nusrat Alvi Assistant Professor
Dr. Urfa Shafi Assistant Professor
Dr. Tahir Naeem Assistant Professor
Dr. Nausheen Henna Assistant Professor
Toqeer Ali Butt Manager laboratory services
Abdullah Saqib Medical laboratory technologist
Aneeqa Shakeel Medical laboratory technologist
Muhammad Bilal Anwar Bhatti Medical laboratory technologist
Umer Saeed Medical laboratory technologist
Zeeshan Faisal Medical laboratory technologist

FACULTY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

Prof. Dr. Khalid Mehmood Professor/ Head of Department
Dr. Nesr farooq Assistant Professor
Dr. Azeem Ansari Senior Registrar
Dr. Muhammad Nadeem Asim Registrar
Ms. Nabeeha Saeed Optometrist
Mr. Ahmed Abbas Optometrist
Mr. Asmatullah Optometrist

DEPARTMENT OF ANAESTHESIA

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ishaq Professor / Head of Department
DR.ITTRAT HUSSAIN KAZMI Consultant Anaesthesia & Incharge OT Complex
Dr. Sarmad Masud Assistant Professor
Dr. Nasrullah Khan Assistant Professor
Dr. Aamir Waseem Assistant Professor
Dr. Almas Iqbal Assistant Professor

DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY

Prof. Dr. Khawaja Muhammad Azim Professor/Head of Department
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Touseef Asghar Professor
Prof. Dr. Humad Naeem Rana Professor
Dr.Rizwan Ahmad Khan Associate Professor
Dr. Muhammad Asghar Ali Associate Professor
Dr. Tariq Saeed Assistant Professor
Dr. Talat Waseem Assistant Professor
Dr. Muhammad Hasham Ashraf Assistant Professor
Dr. Maaz Ul Hassan Assistant Professor

DEPARTMENT OF CSSD

Mr. Liaqat Ali Assistant Manager CSSD
Board of Trustees