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I am working as a consultant and Head of Department at the Rehabilitation Medicine department, PNS Shifa hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. I am also faculty member of Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Karachi as an Assistant Professor. I graduated from Army Medical College, Rawalpindi in 2001 with honors in Biochemistry and Pharmacology. After completing my residency training at the Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, I qualified diploma in Medical Rehabilitation in 2007 and cleared exit fellow ship exam of College of Physician and Surgeons of Pakistan in the discipline of Rehabilitation Medicine in 2009. I completed my Master of science in Pain medicine from Riphah University in 2016.
I am an active researcher with 116 national and international publications including four book chapters and 27 original research articles. I has been an invited and plenary speaker in national and international conferences and also chaired and co-chaired the scientific sessions. I was awarded Ibn-e – Sina Silver medal in recognition of outstanding original research work presented at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad Annual symposium 2007. I won ISPRM young Investigators award 2009 (Istanbul, Turkey), Travel grants of 4000 USD from Emerging Nations Science Foundation (Italy), Young Physician’s Scholarship for the 7th World Stroke Congress ( Seoul, Korea), Research productivity Award 2010 ,2011 and 2012 ( Pakistan Council for Science) , AuthorAID mentor of the year 2014 award and Gold medal for best oral presentation at the 2nd International CCME conference, UHS, Lahore.
I am passionate about teaching research writing and have conducted 50 workshops on different aspects of medical writing all around Pakistan since March 2014.
I also serve as a peer reviewer for fourteen national and international medical journals. I am the country coordinator for Transverse Myelitis Association (USA) , International Rehabilitation Forum (USA) and Asian Spinal Cord Network (ASCoN); executive board member of the International Rehabilitation Forum, Asia-Oceanian Society of PMR and Pakistan Society of Neuro-Rehabilitation. He was elected as the first and only active individual member of the ISPRM Assembly of Delegates from Pakistan in Aug 2010 and at present the only Pakistani member of ISPRM Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation committee.
My areas of interest and research are spinal cord injuries, stroke rehabilitation, amputee management, disaster rehabilitation and pediatric disabilities.

Skills & Interests
stroke rehabilitation traumatic spinal cord injury rehabilitation rheumatoid arthritis rheumatology cerebral palsy cerebral palsy disability
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Recent article categories: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, Epidemiology/Public Health

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Sahibzada N. Mansoor M.D. M.Sc. Assistant Professor Fellow Physician
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Faria Ahmad
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Noor E. Fatima
Internal Medicine


Fareeha Farooq
Miscellaneous


Saeed B. Ayaz M.D. M.Sc. Assistant Professor Fellow Physician
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Ali R. Qureshi
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Muhammad Fahim
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Muhammad Umar U. Zahoor
Anesthesiology


Rayan Attique
Otolaryngology


Yumna Asmaa Resident Physician
Pediatrics


Aamir W. Butt
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Nabila Soomro
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Noreen Akhtar M.Sc. M.P.H. Associate Professor Fellow Physician
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Omer J. Khan
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Mohammad U. Khubaib
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Ahmed Waqas M.D.
Psychiatry


Mohsin M. Jan Medical Officer
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Sana Sohail
Preventive Medicine


Imran Ahmad
Neurology


Sarah Rashid
Miscellaneous


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