Established in 1966 by honorable late professor M. Bashir, the department has always been progressive. It is now chaired by Prof. M. Ashraf since 15.09.2012. Department consists of 40 bedded Neurosurgery ward, 6 bedded Neurosurgery ICU, elective operation theater and emergency operation theater. The bed occupancy is above 95%.Besides running regular outdoor and indoor service It is providing 24/7 neurosurgical emergency coverage supervised by a consultant Neurosurgeon. It is providing 3 days a week outdoor facility and 3 days a week elective operations. Treatment is free for all poor and deserving patients. The department is dealing with all sort of pediatric and adult neurosurgical problems related to brain and spine.
Our goals are to teach and facilitate medical students and post-graduate residents:
- To develop clinical skills including accurate and concise diagnosis, proficient surgical technique, excellent patient management, personal maturity, and a humanistic approach to patients.
- To instill a deep commitment to academic and research pursuits, including the ability to perform and analyze clinical and basic research, facilitating in writing and public speaking, with an emphasis on creativity and innovation
- To acquire a broad and deep knowledge of medicine and neurosurgery. We aim to train the future leaders in Neurosurgery.
- To provide state of art neurosurgical care and treatment to patients requiring surgical as well as nonsurgical management.
The KEMU Neurosurgery Residency Program provides each resident with progressive surgical and patient management responsibility commensurate with his/her level of experience and core competencies. By the end of our training program, residents will be well versed in the theoretical aspects of neurosurgery, be fully trained in the bedside care of neurosurgical patients, be proficient technical neurosurgeons, and be able to design, execute, and critically evaluate neurosurgical clinical, translational, and basic research.