Largest Liver Transplant Team in the Country

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 multi-disciplinary 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 multidisciplinary team of specialists to eventually produce quality results and outcomes.


Dr. Haseeb Haider Zia MBBS, FCPS, MRCS (UK) Consultant Liver Transplant Surgeon[ View Profile ]
Dr. Haseeb has Fellowships in Surgery from the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan and in Transplant from Baskent University Hospital, Turkey. He is also member of Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. Dr. Haseeb is graduate of Army Medical College, Rawalpindi. He completed residency from Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi. Previously he has worked as General Surgeon in Naval Hospitals, Islamabad & Karachi and has worked as a 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[ View Profile ]
Dr. Nusrat Yar is graduate of Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi. He is Fellow of College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan and a member of 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 MBBS, FCPS, Consultant Liver Transplant Surgeon [ View Profile ]
Dr. Abu Bakar Hafeez Bhatti is graduate of Dow Medical College Karachi and Fellow of 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 50 International Publications and is a reviewer for many international journals.

Gastroenterologists & Hepatologists
Dr. Muhammad Naseer MBBS, MRCP (U.K.), CCT Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist [ View Profile ]
Dr. Muhammad Naseer is graduate of Khyber Medical College, Peshawar. He is member of Royal College of Physicians (U.K.). He did his residency from 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 & Interventional Endoscopist (Inc. ERCP & EUS) [ View Profile ]
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 special interest in Transplant Hepatology, ERCP, EUS, and Hepatopancreatobiliary medicine.

Dr. Muhammad Naeem Ullah MBBS, MRCPI (U.K.), CCST Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist [ View Profile ]
Dr. Naeem Ullah is graduate of Ayub Medical College, Abbotabad. He is member of Royal College of Physicians, Ireland & 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.