Prof. Dr. Zohra Khanum
MBBS, FCPS, MCPS, DCPS(Medical Education)

Chairperson, Department of Obs & Gynae
King Edward Medical University, Lahore.

Prof. Zohra Khanum


Cradled by Lahore city’s most recognized landmarks, the Badshahi Masjid, Lahore Fort, and Minar-e-Pakistan lies the biggest maternity facility of the country, Lady Willingdon Hospital, affiliated with King Edward Medical University.
The idea of maternity hospital came about in 1925 when students of final year M.B.B.S class went to Madras (Chennai) 3000km away. Although hospital started functioning with only 56 beds in October, 1930 but official opening ceremony was performed by First lady of 22nd Viceroy of India, Her Excellency the Countess of Willingdon on 11th march 1933.
The hospital boasts impressive performance figures and trends. It is the greatest place of learning, it’s wonderful staff and thousands of patients who passed through its gates during proceedings years. It has a no refusal policy and caters to the Lahore and adjoining districts. In calendar year, 2018, this hospital treated 74302 patients in OPD and 37823 in Indoor, 19498 minor & major surgeries 18742 deliveries were performed.

  • To train doctors in basic emergency obstetrical skills to enable them to improve maternal health and reduce maternal mortality rate
  • To impart training in gynaecological sub-specialties as
    • Assisted reproduction
    • Urogynaecology
    • Gyanecological oncology
    • Fetal medicine
  • To impart training in medical ethics so that trainees become humane and skillful doctors
  • To impart all trainees level of training and competency which will enable them to meet international standards.


List of Faculty Members




Prof. Dr. Zohra KhanumProfessorMBBS, FCPS, MCPS, DCPS (Medical Education)
Dr. Sumera KanwalAssociate ProfessorMBBS, FCPS,MCPS, CHPESumera_kanwal11@yahoo.com
Dr. Nomia SaqibAssistant ProfessorM.B.B.S,  M.C.P.S, F.C.P.Sdrnomia@gmail.com
Dr. Zobia JawadAssistant ProfessorM.B.B.S, F.C.P.Szobiajawadnaseem@gmail.com
Dr. Tanveer Hafiz WattooSenior RegistrarM.B.B.S, F.C.P.Stanverg@yahoo.com
Dr. Afshan RiazSenior RegistrarM.B.B.S, F.C.P.Smeer-murtaza10@yahoo.com
Dr. Afroze AshrafSenior RegistrarM.B.B.S, F.C.P.Sdrafrozeashraf@gmail.com
Dr. Anikah KanwalSenior RegistrarM.B.B.S, F.C.P.Sanikahkawal@gmail.com
Dr. Sadiya ButtSenior RegistrarM.B.B.S, F.C.P.Ssadiyabutt7@gmail.com
Dr. Rubina MustafaWomen Medical OfficerM.B.B.S, F.C.P.S

1. Postgraduate program:
• Total Number of MS Students: 08
• Total Number of FCPS Students: 18
• Daily ward rounds
• Weekly Journal club case based discussion
• Monthly mortality meetings
2. Undergraduate program:
• Total number of House officers 10
• Number of final year students 20 in each batch
• Indoor teaching sessions
• Outdoor teaching sessions
• Weekly case based discussions
3. Workshops and Seminars:
Workshop on Breastfeeding and Kangaroo Mother Care” conducted by Gynae Department of King Edward Medical University in collaboration with SOGP, UNICEF and SIMS. Attended in large number by trainees, nursing staff of Lady Willingdon, Lady Aitchison, Mayo Hospital, Said Mitha, Kot Khawaja Saeed, Nawaz Sharif Yaki Gate and other affiliated hospitals.
• Academic session on Neural tube defects at Avari Hotel Folate for lifeâ (February 2019)
• Hands on workshop n obstetrical emergencies of family physician. (December 2009)
• Hands on workshop on obstetrical emergencies. (2008)
• Series of hands on workshops on Obstetrical emergencies
• Academic session on liver disease in pregnancy
• Workshop on breast cancer awareness
• Workshop on cervical cancer screening
• Advanced surgical oncological procedures
• State of art surgical procedures for pelvic organ Prolapse
• Workshop on PPH BUNDLE approach

Sr.#CandidateResearch (Current Projects)
1.Dr.Afroze AshrafSuccessful pregnancy outcome after resection of transverse vaginal septum
2.Dr.Nomia AshrafIncidence of Placenta Previa and maternal outcome in patients with major degree placenta previa
3.Dr.Zobia JawadAwareness regarding causes of infertility among out-patients at a tertiary care hospital in Lahore, Pakistan
4.Dr.Amina Aslam“Comparison of  vaginal misoprostol (according to FIGO) with or without Foley catheter for late second trimester pregnancy termination in women with previous cesarean section”
5.Dr.Samreen ZafarSingle balloon versus double-balloon catheter for induction of labour and cervical ripening in multiparous women
6.Dr.Musarrat Fatima“Comparison of  Probiotic Versus Antibiotic Therapy in Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis”.
7.Dr.Kiran ZahraComparison of outcome if amnion vaginoplasty versus simple mould vaginoplasty in women with vaginal agenesis undergoing Neovaginal creation.
8.Dr.Sana ZahraComparison of trans cervical foley catheter and intravaginal misoprostol for induction of  labour.
  • Reproductive endocrinology
Health Services/ State of Art Facilities

• Simulator for advanced Laparoscopic surgical procedures
• IUI lab
• Modern sophisticated laparoscopic instruments
• Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Diagnostic & Therapeutic procedures Hysteroscopy:
• Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
• Colposcopy
USG guides procedures:
• Doppler Ultrasound
• Cyst aspiration
• New surgical equipment’s
• Anaemia management
• Family planning services & long acting reversible contraception