KIH News & Events

PCR for Clostridium Difficile

PCR test for Clostridium Difficile detection is now available at KIH. It gives rapid and accurate diagnosis of all toxigenic strains of Clostridium difficile causing diarrhea and Colitis.
Test Name : PCR for Clostridium Difficile
Reporting time: 6 hours


Kulsum International Hospital Successfully Achieves ISO 9001:2015

KIH Management takes pleasure to announce that Kulsum International Hospital had a successful transition to ISO 9001:2015 (Risk Based Thinking) from ISO 9001:2008. This achievement demonstrates our undeviating commitment to provide the highest quality services to our customers.

We are committed to provide high standards to attain customer satisfaction by ensuring services and practices which consistently meet customer’s requirements including quality, safety, cost and delivery.

We faithfully comply with all the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and aim to consistently improve our quality management system.


Spine Clinic by Dr. Mohammed Akmal

Dr. Mohammed Akmal, a globally renowned Spinal Surgeon is visiting Kulsum International Hospital on December 12-13, 2017. He is working as a Consultant Orthopedics and Spinal Surgery with some of the prestigious institutions of United Kingdom. He will conduct Spine Clinic at Kulsum International Hospital and will perform related surgeries especially in chronic and trauma patients.

Profile of the Consultant: 

Dr. Mohammed Akmal

MBBS, MD, FRCS (Ortho), CCST (UK),

Fellowship Spinal Surgery (UK)


Consultant Trauma, Orthopedics and Spinal Surgery,

Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth & Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust,

London, United Kingdom.


Visit of KIH Management to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Dr. Iqbal Saifullah Khan (Director, Saif Healthcare Limited) and Dr. Muhmmad Saleem Khan (CEO, Saif Healthcare Limited) visited Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Aim of the visit was to learn the healthcare practices adopted by Cleveland Clinic and implementing them at Kulsum International Hospital.


Seminar on Cardiac Electrophysiology

Kulsum International Hospital in collaboration with Getz Pharmaceutical organized a seminar on Cardiac Electrophysiology for the General Practitioners and medical fraternity of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Dr. Jamal J. Ahmed (Consultant Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Upstate Medical University, New York, USA) was the key speaker. Various case presentations along with diagnosis, treatment and modalities were discussed in detail with participants by Dr. Jamal.  This seminar was chaired by Lt. Gen. S.M Imran Majeed (Vice Chancellor, National University of Medical Sciences), Professor Dr. Sohail Aziz (Consultant Cardiologist and Head of Cardiology, Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology) and Maj. Gen. (R) Dr. Waqar Ahmed (Consultant Interventional Cardiologist – Kulsum International Hospital, Ex- Commandant – Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology). Speaker and Chair persons were accompanied by Dr. Muhammad Saleem Khan (Chief Executive Officer, Kulsum International Hospital).


ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Management of Saif Healthcare Limited is pleased to announce that Kulsum International Hospital is now ISO 9001:2008 certified for its quality management system. We take pride in achieving this milestone and it demonstrates our commitment to provide the highest quality services to our customers.

Our management is committed towards maintaining highest standards of customer satisfaction by ensuring best practices and consistently meeting customer’s requirements including quality, safety, cost and service delivery.

We devotedly comply with all  requirements of ISO 9001:2008 and will consistently improve our quality management system for service excellence.


New Consultants at KIH

Maj. Gen. Prof. Dr. Maqbool Ahmed (Retd)

Renowned General and Laparoscopic Surgeon Dr. Maqbool Ahmed joins Kulsum International Hospital. He has served in Pakistan Army on senior ranks including Professor of Surgery – Army Medical College, Director General (General Surgery), Pakistan Army and Head of General Surgery – Military Hospital and Combined Military Hospital (Rawalpindi). He was also deputed on UN Pakistan Medical Mission to Somalia. He has extensive experience in General and Laparoscopic Surgery specifically Redo Surgery and complicated cases. He is of the view that general surgery is on the “cutting edge” because it continues to reinvent itself to the benefit of the patient. According to him, due to accessibility of high-tech instrumentation and advanced technology, procedures are now replaced with minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques that often reduce pain, accelerate recuperation and reduce cost without sacrificing good outcomes. We choose the procedures we feel most comfortable with to provide services for our patients, he adds. Dr. Maqbool Ahmed is a valuable addition to KIH.

Brig. (R) Dr. Nadir Ali

One of the well-known Hematologists of the region Dr. Nadir Ali joins Kulsum International Hospital. He completed his MBBS in 1983 from Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College – Karachi, MCPS (Hematology) in 1999 and Ph. D (Hematology) in 2009. He served Pakistan Army for more than 3 decades as a consultant Hematologist in different hospitals. His last two postings were at Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi and Combined Military Hospital, Peshawar. Dr. Nadir’s contribution towards academia is commendable. He has 46 national and international research papers on his credit with presentation in 18 national and international conferences. He is also a chapter writer of 3 text books. More than 71 trainees in Ph. D, M. Phil and FCPS are the beneficiaries of Dr. Nadir’s teaching. Keeping in account his contribution towards hematology, he is selected as a life time member of Pakistan Society of Hematology.

Dr. Beena Mamoon

Dr. Beena Mamoon has joined Kulsum International Hospital as Consultant Psychiatrist. She is She started her specialization from Khyber Medical Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. For advance training, she went to UK and has worked in various disciplines of psychiatry i.e. adult, old age, child and adolescent as well as drugs & alcohol addictions. She is Diplomat of Clinical Psychiatry from Ireland and did her clinical fellowship from UK.  She is committed to develop Psychiatry Services at KIH.


Testimonial by H.E Dr. Hasrul Sani Mujtabar (Malaysian High Commissioner to Pakistan)

“This is my first experience with any hospital outside Malaysia. Doctors and staff at KIH are very qualified and competent especially in Cardiology. My Angioplasty was done in safe hands. KIH is centrally located and close to diplomatic enclave which makes its location strategically important. Everyone here made me feel very happy and my stay marvelous . I am no more ill and enjoying the view of Margalla Hills from my room. Nothing more one could expect from the hospital”.


News Consultants – KIH

New Consultants

Dr. Miraj Us Siraj

Dr. Miraj Us Siraj is a senior consultant Neurosurgeon. He graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College in 1987 and attained fellowship from Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow in 1995. He also received Neurosurgery trainings from different hospitals of United Kingdom. He served in different institutions of United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan at senior positions. Currently, he is a Professor of Neurosurgery at Yusra Medical and Dental College, Islamabad.


Dr. Hamid Zeb Khan

Dr. Hamid Zeb Khan is a consultant with decades of experience in dermatology. He completed his MBBS from Nishtar Medical College in 1973. Afterwards he did DTM&H (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene) from Conjoint Board of Royal College of Physicians & Royal College of Surgeons in 1976 and Masters in Clinical Medicine from University of London in 1978 and D – Dermatology from St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of Skin (London).


Dr. Shahab Saidullah

Dr. Shahab Saidullah is a consultant Cardiologist with experience in Cardiac Electronic Devices and Arrhythmia treatment. He is MBBS (Gold Medalist), FCPS Cardiology, Fellow in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Member of Pakistan Heart Rhythm Society. He is managing the Device and Arrhythmic Clinic at KIH to make it center of excellence.


Dr. Huma Saifullah Khan

Dr. Huma Saifullah (FCPS Histopathology) joins Kulsum International Hospital as a consultant Histopathologist. Histopathology department majorly covers Gynaecological and Non-Gynaecological Cytology reporting, Fine Needle Aspiration and Immunohistochemistry.


Live Life to the Fullest: World Tuberculosis Day, 2016

The global epidemic of tuberculosis affects nearly 9 million annually, out of which nearly 3 million do not receive adequate medical assistance. Kulsum International Hospital observed World TB Day to raise awareness of this dire problem with the theme “Live life to the Fullest”. On this day, Dr. Shazli Manzoor (Pulmonologist, Intensivist & Medical Director KIH) spoke about the prevention and treatment of this contagious disease. TB is the 7th biggest life taking disease in Pakistan and if appropriate steps are not taken, this will get 4th position, he added. He also appreciated the initiatives and efforts of National TB Control Program to eradicate this fatal disease.