Professor Riaz Ahmad Warraich
HOD Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Professor Riaz Ahmad Warraich

The department of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery is the only one designated surgical unit of its specialty in the whole province of Punjab. It was established in June 1997 by Professor Dr. Riaz Ahmed Warraich and two House Officer. With the time it has evolved to be a 40- bedded surgical unit providing extensive health care service to patients and teaching and training to medical specialists. It is currently located in a building which was section of pediatrics Mayo Hospital Lahore. The Department has separate male and female wards. It also has a Minor Operation theatre, a Professor’s Office, a registrar’s Office, a head Nurse Office, a duty Nurse office, a duty nurse room, a duty doctor’s room and a seminar room.
For the last 16 years, the Department has been rendering invaluable services to the people of this country in general and to the people of the Punjab in particular. The department of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery provides surgical care to oral oncology, facial trauma and congenital anomalies. Elective surgical procedures are done in Old East operation theatre on every Wednesday and Saturday while emergency coverage to the patients of Oral & Maxillofacial region is provided round the clock 24/7/365. There is a minor operation theatre which furnished with all necessary equipment. Among equipment, the department currently has two vital signs monitors which are usually used for the critically injured patients. These are also used to monitor those patients who have undergone major tumor and reconstructive surgical procedures.
There are three outpatient days in a week i-e Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, which are attended by the consultants. Since the department is the only one & biggest of its speciality in Lahore which gives a 24 hour emergency cover, it also entertains inter-hospital calls from all the major hospital of Lahore, including Lahore General Hospital, The Services Hospital, Jinnah Hospital and the Sir Ganga ram hospital.
The Department has remained actively involved in teaching and academic activities at graduate and post graduate level.

  • FCPS Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan
  • MCPS Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan.
  • MDS Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery King Edward Medical University, Lahore.
  • Diploma Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery King Edward Medical University, Lahore.
  • M.Phil Oral Biology King Edward Medical University Lahore.
  • M.Phil Oral Pathology King Edward Medical University Lahore.
  • Post graduate residents of Plastic surgery on rotation from Mayo Hospital,Sheikh Zayyed Hospital and Jinnah hospital in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland recognize department’s training for FFDRCSI.

MBBS Final year King Edward Medical University, Lahore Module: Head and Neck Surgery.

  • BDS Third year de,Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore Module: Head and Neck Surgery .
  • B.Sc (Hons) Dental technology King Edward Medical University, Lahore.

The maximum number of postgraduate in this specialty in Pakistan are trained in this unit. Up till now this Department has produced 82 FCPS (OMFS), 10 MDS (OMFS), 7 Diploma (OMFS), 5 M.Phil Oral Pathology and 4 M.Phil Oral Biology.
Every Friday the Department holds a Seminar Day, in which the trainees present their case presentations and topic presentations. The Department also regularly holds an annual postgraduate preparatory course in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery since 2005.It has become evolved to be a national and international event being attended by national and international speakers and trainers.

Memorandum of Understanding between Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of king Edward Medical University.

  • Queen Marry University, London 2005.
  • Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany in AUG 2010.

UICC has awarded fellowship to one of faculty member Dr.Asad Aizaz Chatha.Fellowship in navigation assisted surgery was completed in Hannover Medical School
Foreign visiting faculty members include Prof. Dr. Dr. André Eckardt, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery Hannover, Hannover Germany.


  • Role of human papillomavirus infection and other factors in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma Oral Diseases (2013) .
  • Reconstructive management of the rare bilateral oral sub-mucous fibrosis using nasolabial flap in comparison with free radial forearm flap – a randomized prospective trial.
  • Evaluation of postoperative discomfort following third molar surgery using submucosal dexamethasone observer blind prospective study Oral surg Oral med Oral Path Oral Radiol March 2013.
  • Assessment of cervical lymph node metastasis for therapeutic decision making in squamous cell carcinoma of buccal mucosa: a prospective clinical analysis World Journal of surgical oncology 2012 10:253.
  • Surgical treatment of zygomatic bone fracture using two points fixation versus three point fixation- A randomised prospective clinical trial – Trials, Dec 2011.
  • Modern Surgical Management of Tongue Carcinoma -A retrospective research over a 12 year period. Head & Neck Oncology, 2011 ;3:43.
  • Reconstruction of mandibular defects – clinical retrospective research over a 10-year period: Head & Neck Oncology 2011, 3:23.
  • Abstract: Reconstruction of Mandible:10 years experience with 178 consecutive patients .Oral Oncology,2009; 3:1 ,59 Oral Oncology: Imagine the Future.
  • Abstract:  Frequency and pattern of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologies at Mayo Hospital  Lahore during 2008.J
    European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Volume 267, Supplement 1 / March, 2010.
  • Abstract:  Squamous cell carcinoma of Tongue: Evaluation of risk factors and outcome at Mayo Hospital Lahore Pakistan. J
    European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Volume 267, Supplement 1 / March, 2010.

National Publications

  • Comparison of Outcomes of Membranous With Endochondral Bone Graft in Orbital Floor Reconstruction A.P.M.C Vol: 6 No. 2 July-December 2012.
  • Clinical presentation of various cases of trigeminal neuralgia. J Pak Dent Assoc 2012, 20 (02), 85 – 89.
  • An assessment of maxillofacial gunshot injuries and emergency management. J Pak Dent Assoc. 2012; 21(01):12-15.
  • Comparison of the pain relief after cryosurgery and peripheral neurectomy in management of trigeminal neuralgia. J Pak Dent Assoc. 2012;21(4):242-247.
  • Cervical lymph node metastases in squamous cell carcinoma of tongue and floor of mouth. J Coll Surg 2011 Jan; 21(1):55-6.
  • Tumours and tumour like conditions of Oral & Maxillofacial region at Mayo Hospital. Ann King Edward Med Coll 2011.
  • Comparative Study of Evaluation of Results of Orbital Floor Reconstruction with Calvarial Bone Graft Vs Sialastic Implant Annals of King Edward Med 2010; 16(4).
  • Reconstruction of Mandibular defects with autogenous bone grafts :A review of 30 cases J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2011;23(3).
  • Massive leiomyosarcoma of the Maxilla J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2011;23(2).
  • Quality of life in Patients with obturator prosthesis J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2010;22(2)
  • Risk factors for Temporomandibular joint ankylosis in different age groups JKCD Dec 2011, Vol. 2, No. 1.
  • Treatment of recurrent dislocation through eminectomy-A study Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal 2011; 28(1 25).
  • Reconstruction of the mandible by fibular graft J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2010 Nov; 20(11):723-7.
  • Lymphatic Mapping to Tailor Selective Lymphadenectomy in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Oral Cavity Annals 2010; 16(4) 246-251.
  • The Versatility of Temporalis Muscle Flap in Reconstruction of Maxillofacial Region Defects Annals 2009 ;15(1)
  • Abstract: Sarcomas in Oral and Maxillofacial at King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Oncology supplement 2009.
  • Intractable Trigeminal Neuralgia, Neurectomy vs. Cryosurgery.The Professional ,J of Punjab Medical College
  • Analysis of first 100 cases of Head & Neck tumours in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery deptt: KEMC/Mayo Hospital Lahore. Ann King Edward Med Coll Jul – Sep 2002;8(3):181-3.
  • Soft tissue reconstruction option in Head & Neck region area.
  • Temporomandibular joint ankylosis, A preventable entity Ann King Edward Med Coll Jul – Sep 2001;7(3):168-9.
  • Necrotizing fascitis in the Head & Neck region. Annal King Edward Med Coll Jul – Sep 2004;10(3):215-6.
  • The role of temporal fascia interposition in the surgical management of TMJ ankylosis. Annal King Edward Med Coll Jul – Sep 2004;10(3):265-7.
  • Removal of large infratemporal fossa schwanoma; case report and review of literature Pak Dent Assoc Apr – Jun 2008;17(2):108-11.
  • Frequency of infection after extraction of involved third molar in mandibular angle fractures treated with rigid fixation. Annal King Edward Med Coll .
  • Ophthalmic injuries in orbito-zygomatic fractures. J Coll Physicians Surg 2014,Vol.24(9):649-652.
  • Role of prophylactic antiemetics in oral and maxillofacial surgery; Annal King Edward Med Coll Jul – Sep 2014;20(3).

Dr.Nabeela Riaz 
Associate Professor


DR.Hafiz Shaker Mahmood (Senior Consultant )MCPS,MDS (OMFS)


Dr.Ehsan ul Haq (Assistant Professor) FCPS (OMFS).


Dr.Asad Aizaz Chatha (Assistant Professor)FCPS (OMFS),Fellow UICC Fellowship in Navigation assisted surgery,Hannover Medical School,Germany

  • Dr. Ghulam Hussain (Registrar/Medical officer)
  • Dr.Asifa Iqbal(Medical officer)
  • Dr.Saba Hanif (Demonstrator)
  • Dr. Sadia Awais (Demonstrator)
  • Dr. Hafiz Nasir(Medical Officer)
  • Dr Saud Iqbal (Medical Officer)
  • Dr. Imran Hafeez(Medical Officer)
  • Dr . Hafiz Waqas(Medical Officer)


  • Dr. Ali Ammar Hasan
  • Dr. Tooba Saeed
  • Dr. Deepak Thakurathi
  • Dr. Mohammad Yasir
  • Dr. Waqas Ashraf
  • Dr. Naveed Yasin
  • Dr. Abid Hussain Bukhari
  • Dr. Farhad Farhat Ali
  • Dr. Muhammadd Amir
  • Dr Asifa Iqbal
  • Dr Ahmad Abdul Haseeb
  • Dr. Suleman Shah
  • Dr. Asad Iqbal Malik
  • Dr. Samreen Younas
  • Dr.Zoshan Haider Khan
  • Dr.Yasir Bilal
  • Dr.Shazia Yasir
  • Dr. Umar Hussain
  • Dr.Muhammad Minam Quershi
  • Dr. Hafiz Jawad Manzoor
  • Dr.Shagufta Yasmin
  • Dr. Ahmad Shafique
  • Dr. Tazeem
  • Dr. Shoaib Zuberi


  • Dr. Hafiz Nasir
  • Dr. Muhammad Nauman
  • Dr. Saud Iqbal
  • Dr. Abdul Wahab Jahangir
  • Dr. Rana Adnan

  M.Phil Oral Pathology students

  • Dr. Sana Jafferi
  • Dr. Sanam Fatima
  • Dr. Anum Khalid
  • Dr. Shahrayne

M.Phil Oral Biology student

  • Dr.Sadia Awais
  • Miss Fouzia Javaid