Prof. Dr. Farhana Sajjad

Chairperson Department of Anatomy & Histology

Phone: +92-42-99211145-53 Ext: 191


The Department of Anatomy being an integral and basic unit of the University is as old as King Edward Medical College, Lahore itself, being established in 1860. After construction of Farid Kot Block, in 1882, Anatomy Department was immediately shifted therein.

Many illustrious Professors, who have been the real architects of King Edward Medical College, Lahore headed this Department. Prof. M. A. Siddqui, Prof. Fakhar-ud-Din, Prof. M. Afzal, Prof. M. Tahir, Prof. T.S. Abidi, Prof. Naseem Feroze, Prof. Atiya Khalid are some of the incumbents to the chair of Anatomy. At present the department is headed by Prof. Dr. Raafea Tafweez. Prof. T.S. Abidi was pioneer in starting Postgraduate Degree of M.Phil in 1980. On acquiring the status of University in December 2006, Anatomy department remained actively involved in imparting knowledge to the M.D/M.S, M.Phil & PhD students of various disciplines. PhD program was launched in 2010. Anatomy department of KEMU was first to start FCPS Anatomy Program in Lahore in 2014.

Departmentof Anatomy
Sr. No.NameDesignationQualification
1Prof. Dr. Farhana SajjadProfessor
2Dr. Zahra HaiderAssociate ProfessorMBBS, M.Phil (Anatomy)
3Dr. Mah Jabeen MuneeraAssociate ProfessorMBBS, M.Phil (Anatomy)
4Dr. Sobia IbrahimAssistant ProfessorMBBS, M.Phil (Anatomy)
5Dr. Shazia TufailAssistant ProfessorMBBS, M.Phil (Anatomy)
6Dr. Izhar AhmadAdditional Principal Medical Officer (APMO)MBBS, M.Phil (Part-I)
7Dr. Lubna ShahAdditional Principal Medical Officer (APMO)MBBS, M.Phil (Part-I)
8Dr. Iqbal JavedSenior DemonstratorMBBS, M.Phil (Part-I)
9Dr. Sohail AhmedSenior DemonstratorMBBS, M.Phil (Part-I)
10Dr. Nadia HaqDemonstratorMBBS, M.Phil (Part-I)
11Dr. Sadia SaqibDemonstratorMBBS, M.Phil (Part-I)
12Dr. Sarah KhanDemonstratorMBBS, M.Phil (Part-I)
13Dr. Muhammad Oneeb  SaleemiDemonstratorMBBS, Enrolled in FCPS Anatomy
14Dr. Ammara RasheedDemonstratorMBBS, Enrolled in FCPS Anatomy
15Dr. Ponum MiraniDemonstratorMBBS, Enrolled in FCPS Anatomy
16Dr. Gul AfshanDemonstratorMBBS
17Dr. Salman FaisalDemonstratorMBBS
18Dr. Saira SalmanDemonstratorMBBS
19Dr. Syeda Shabeeh RubabDemonstratorMBBS
20Dr. SaboohiDemonstratorMBBS FCPS Gynecology & Obstetrics
21Dr. Mohtasham HinaDemonstratorMBBS
22Dr. Warisha IftikharDemonstratorMBBS

We have a vast Dissection Hall equipped with all the necessities for undergraduate and postgraduate training. Mortuary & Embalming facilities and bone preparation modalities are so well established that they are catering for the needs of most of the medical colleges in Punjab.
In the spacious lecture theatre of department, medical knowledge is imparted to a class of 330 or more students through audio / visual aids. We have a well equipped Histology Laboratory with all the facilities for conducting histology practicals for MBBS, BDS, DPT, M.Phil, PhD and FCPS students. The facilities of this laboratory are also used for preparing slides for histological study and carrying out various research projects.


Postgraduate Programmes
• M.Phil
• Ph.D

Undergraduate Programmes
• BDS.
• B.Sc (Allied Health Sciences)



Professional Program Level

No. Of StudentsList Of Subjects Taught In Each ProgramNo. Of Hrs. Taught In Large ClassNo. Of Hrs. Taught In Small Groups.

No. Of Hrs. Taught In Each Subject In Practical

  Undergraduate Program
MBBS Graduate Degree (1st Year)325General Anatomy, Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Histology,3 hrs/ week
Total 93hrs
3 hrs/ week
Total 93hrs
11 hrs /week
Total 341hrs
MBBS Graduate Degree (2nd  Year)327Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Histology, Neuro Anatomy3 hrs/ week Total 93hrs4 hrs/ week
Total 124hrs
10 hrs/ week
Total 310 hrs
BDS Graduate Degree95General Anatomy, Gross Anatomy of Head & Neck, Embryology, Histology,

Neuro Anatomy

2 hrs/ week Total 62 hrs3 hrs/ week
Total 93hrs
3 hrs/ week
Total 93hrs
B.Sc Allied Health Sciences150General Anatomy, Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Histology,

Neuro Anatomy

Selected topics of  48 hrs in 02 week—22 hrs in 02 week
Doctors of Physiotherapy 1st Year45General Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Upper Limb1 hr / week
Total 31 hrs
3 hr / week
Total 93hrs
2 hr per week
Total 62hrs
Doctors of Physiotherapy 2nd Year45Head & Neck, Gross Anatomy of Lower limb, Thorax, Abdomen Pelvis, NeuroAnatomy—4 hr / week
Total 124 hrs
1 hr / week
Total 62 hrs
Post Graduate Degree
M. Phil (Masters)3-5General Anatomy, Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Histology,

Neuro Anatomy

—24 hrs/ week12 hrs/ week


List of Researchers doing Ph.D.
• Dr. Nabila Kaukab
• Dr. Jalal Ul Din Gohar
• Dr. Mah Jabeen Muneera

List of Researchers doing M.Phil (II)
• Dr. Iqbal Javed
• Dr. Suhail Ahmad
• Dr. Riasat Ali
• Dr. Lubna Shah
• Dr. Areiba Haider
• Dr. Sarah Khan
• Dr. Sadia Saqib
• Dr. Nadia Haq
List of Post Graduate doing FCPS
• Dr. Muhammad Oneeb
• Dr. Ponum Mirani
• Dr. Ammara Rasheed


Ongoing Research Projects

  • Morphology of mouse testis exposed to spironolactone.
  • Histometry of coronary artery in Human cadavers.
  • A study of the coronary artery variance in local population.
  • Identification of environmental risk factors for cleft lip and palate and their association with skeletal anomalies.
  • Anatomical Variations in Structures passing through carpal tunnel
  • Relation between morphological and genetic sex in disorders of sexual development
  • The cytogenetic study of sub-types of down syndrome and its relation with pattern of congenital cardiac defects

Departmental Extension

  • Anatomy Lecture Theater was thus renovated in 2015 because of the increase in number of students benefiting from Anatomy department the capacity was insufficient the capacity was increased to accommodate up to 450 students.
  • Dissection hall was also renovated the same year. The roof was reconstructed including modification of ventilation system. Special modern techniques were employed to preserve & reconstruct the historical drawings in the floor of dissection hall.

Special Features

  • Anatomy Learning & Research Center (established in March 2007)