Shifa International hospital has the largest Liver Transplant team in the country which ensures close coordination & integration to make it Pakistan’s leading liver transplant program.
Having a nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary team of specialists under one roof, Shifa International Hospital has invested years in ensuring that our patients are not only being offered the best care and treatment but to ensure their long-term health, wellbeing, and sustainability as well.
The success of Shifa’s Liver Transplant Program is also matchable to international standards, which is mainly possible due to close coordination between a multidisciplinary teams of specialists to eventually produce quality results and outcomes.

Dr. Haseeb Haider Zia

MBBS, FCPS, MRCS (UK) Consultant

Liver Transplant Surgeon
Dr. Haseeb has Fellowships in Surgery from the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan, and in Transplant from Baskent University Hospital, Turkey. He is also a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. Dr. Haseeb is a graduate of Army Medical College, Rawalpindi. He completed his residency at Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi. Previously he has worked as General Surgeon in Naval Hospitals, Islamabad & Karachi, and has worked as an HBP Transplant Surgeon in North West General Hospital, Peshawar.

Dr. Nusrat Yar Khan

MBBS, FCPS, MRCS (UK) Masters in HPB and Pancreatic Surgery (France)

Consultant Liver Transplant Surgeon
Dr. Nusrat Yar is a graduate of Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi. He is a Fellow of the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan, and a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh). He has done Fellowships in abdominal organ transplantation from Addenbrooke’s Cambridge University Hospital Cambridge, (UK) and in Liver Transplant / Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery from St. James’s University Teaching Hospital Leeds, (UK).

Dr. Abu Bakar Hafeez Bhatti


Consultant Liver Transplant Surgeon
Dr. Abu Bakar Hafeez Bhatti is a graduate of Dow Medical College, Karachi, He is a Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow, United Kingdom, and a Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. He did his Fellowship in complex surgical oncology from Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital. He received additional training in multi-visceral abdominal transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery from Georgetown University Washington (U.S.) and Shifa International Hospital Islamabad. He has authored more than 75 International Publications and is a reviewer for many international journals.

Dr. Muhammad Naseer


Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist 
Dr. Muhammad Naseer is a graduate of Khyber Medical College, Peshawar. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians (U.K.). He did his residency at Royal Liverpool University Hospital (U.K.) in Gastroenterology & Hepatology. He is currently working as a Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist at Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad.

Dr. Shahzad Riyaz

MRCP, C-PGME, MSc (Med Edu), FRCP (U.K.)

Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist 
Dr. Shahzad Riyaz is Fellowship trained and has practiced internationally for many years. He has extensive experience in managing Hepatitis B & C and End-Stage liver diseases. He has a special interest in Transplant Hepatology, ERCP, EUS, and Hepatopancreatobiliary medicine.

Dr. Muhammad Naeem Ullah


Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist 
Dr. Naeem Ullah is a graduate of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, Ireland & an associate member of Royal College of Physicians London. He has previously worked as Locum Consultant Gastroenterologist at The Royal Oldham Hospital (U.K.) and has worked in the Liver Transplant unit at St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland.