ENT Department of Mayo hospital affiliated with King Edward Medical University is one of the oldest ENT departments of the subcontinent. It was established in 1912 and has been headed by renowned professors ever since. Currently the department is being head by a young, dynamic and very energetic Prof. Azhar Hameed. The unit ha a trained teaching faculty consisting of an assistant professor Dr. Maroof Aziz Khan and 5 trained Fellows in ENT in the whole of Punjab to its credit and many more are in pipeline.
ENT department is a 70-bed department divided into two independent professional units with equal number of beds. This department has a very high patient turnover. The outpatient department is functional 6 days a week and in the year 2005 catered to more than 60,000 patients. A well-equipped Audiology department complements the ENT services in outpatient department.
The emergency cover in ENT is provided 24/7 and is a major referral from al over Punjab. The ENT operation theatre is equipped with state of the art equipment and almost 1000 major and 2000 minor surgical procedures were carried out in the year 2005. The theater has facilities for microscopic, Endoscopic and head and neck procedures in addition to routine, conventional ENT procedures.
Teaching is the most important aspect of our day-to-day activities. Undergraduate lectures, tutorials, group discussions and ward rounds are a norm in ENT department. Students are encouraged to participate in all aspects of patient care including surgical and emergent management.
The ENT department of Mayo Hospital has the privilege and honor of training the highest number of Fellows of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan and a large number of Masters in Surgery as well. A large number of our trainees are currently heading independent ENT units as professors and consultants in various government and private institutions of Pakistan. Many of them are working as specialists and consultants abroad.
We are very active research facilities. Many projects are currently underway. A large number of research articles are published each year by the faculty and staff of ENT Department. The department has presented original research work at National / International level.
The department is on editorial board of Annals of KEMC, and International Journal of Otorhinolaryngology. ENT Unit-I has a close liaison with its sister departments and especially a tumor board meeting is a salient feature. A weekly journal club and departmental clinico-pathological conference greatly helps the doctors to keep their knowledge up-to-date and is a feature of CME.

Faculty Members

  1. Dr. Muhammad Naeem                   Assistant Professor ENT
  2. Dr. Bakht Aziz                                    Senior Registrar
  3. Dr. Sajid Iqbal Sheikh                        Registrar
  4. Dr. Tariq Abbasi                                 Medical Officer
  5. Dr. Hira Riaz Chattha                        Medical Office

Group Photo of ENT Unit –I, KEMU

Postgraduate Program

  1. M.S
  2. FCPS
  3. DLO
  4. Rotational Trainings for
  • Neurosurgery
  • Maxillofacial
  • Plastic Surgery

Undergraduate Programs

  1. MBBS
  2. Nursing

Postgraduate Students.

  1. Dr. Awais Samee
  2. Dr. Mohibullah Mushvani
  3. Dr. Shahzad Omer Farooq

Research Projects

    1. Fungal infections of nose and Paranasal sinuses,
    2. Invasive Aspergillus
    3. Granulomatous diseases of head and neck.
    4. OME in School –going children
    5. Tracheostomy- indications and complications.
    6. Pathology of Neck Masses
    7. Vascular skull base tumors.
    8. Flexible Fiber-Optic Laryngoscopy in Hoarse Patients.
    9. Ossicular Status in Middle Ear Cholesteatoma