Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic surgery is a specialty dealing with acute injuries, congenital and acquired disorders, and chronic arthritic or overuse conditions of the bones, joints, and their associated soft tissues, including ligaments, nerves, and muscles.

Shifa Department of orthopedic surgery houses an internationally experienced and qualified team of orthopedic surgeons, trained in modern orthopedic medical and surgical treatment.

The orthopedic surgeons are dealing with all major elective procedures such as hip and knee replacements, limb preservation surgery in bone tumors, knee and shoulder arthroscopies, limb length and limb deformity correction with Ilizarov external fixators and pediatric orthopedics are being done here. The orthopedic unit provides 24/7 trauma services and covers all aspects of trauma including pelvic and acetabular fracture fixation, intramedullary nailing, management of open and closed fractures, etc.

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Shifa Department of Orthopedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopedic manages patients with musculoskeletal conditions such as bone and joint injuries, degenerative joint diseases, etc. The department provides a 24-hour trauma service for the hospital, managing all orthopedic trauma and injuries such as fractures and dislocations. It also coordinates the management and rehabilitation of patients after injury.
A physiotherapist with special training in orthopedic rehabilitation has been dedicated to patients’ postoperative rehabilitation.
As orthopedic surgery involves joint replacements and implant insertions such as nails and plates, it is absolutely essential to pay meticulous attention to aseptic conditions. The new elective orthopedic theater has international standard laminar airflow. This is essential to minimize the risk of infection in orthopedic surgical cases such as joint replacement and implant surgery.
The equipment needed in orthopedic surgery has to be of the highest standards. The newly acquired equipment includes an operating table that can be used to take X-rays during the surgery. Inventory of the instruments used in orthopedic surgery has been renewed. Disposable surgical gowns and drapes are being used during surgeries to further minimize the risk of infection.

  • Management of fractures
  • Joint replacement
  • Management of upper/lower limb injuries
  • Arthroscopic surgeries
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Muscle biopsy
  • Management/correction of limb deformities
  • Limb salvage in bone & soft tissue tumors
  • Pediatric orthopedic diseases (DDH, CTEV)

Dr. Aamer Nabi Nur
Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Sajjad Hassan Orakzai
MBBS, FRCS (IRE), FRCS (Tr & Orth), FRCS, Intercollegiate Specialty
Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Maj Gen (Rtd) Sohail Hafeez HI(M)
Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Fahim Khan
MBBS, Msc (Biomech, FRCS (Orth) Intercollegiate specialty Board
Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Hafiz Javaid Iqbal
MBBS FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Sohail Hafeez
Associate Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon