East Surgical Ward is one of the oldest units of Mayo Hospital, built in 1871. This unit has the privilege of being headed by many famous surgeons and has a history of being a center of excellence in head and neck surgery. Currently, the unit is headed by Professor Syed Asghar Naqi, who has a great interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education. He is the president of the Society of Surgeons Pakistan, Lahore Chapter. East Surgical Ward is a competent team under the leadership of Prof. Syed Asghar Naqi which of Dr. Asadullah Khawaja, Associate Professor, Dr. Rana Sohail, Assistant Professor and Dr. Zahra Sattar, Dr. Haris Aslam, Dr. Ayra Suleman, Dr. Ahmed Naseer, Dr. Ammara Zia, Dr. Nazia, Dr. Javeria as Senior Registrars, Dr. Prabesh as the registrar along with 41 postgraduate residents and 20 house officers.
East Surgical Ward comprises male & female sides with a bed capacity of 40 & 20 beds respectively in Surgical Tower, Mayo Hospital. There are 2 elective lists per week with the availability of 6 fully equipped operation theaters. Prof Dr. Syed Asghar Naqi has a special interest in minimal invasive surgery & surgical oncology and under his leadership, the postgraduate residents are continuously thriving in this area along with open surgeries. There are 2 emergency duties per week of 24 & 12 hrs on Monday and Thursday respectively. The ward has been providing minimally invasive surgical facilities to the patients in Emergency as well with a fully functional laparoscopic tower placed in NEOT 3 through which diagnostic laparoscopy, appendectomy, and primary repair of enteric perforation, Graham’s patch repair has been done laparoscopically. The ward provides its services for the outpatient department twice a week directly supervised by consultants including Prof. Dr. Syed Asghar Naqi himself. The ward is fully accredited for MS & FCPS programs. Currently, 42 Postgraduate trainees are enrolled with the ward in different years of training. Post-emergency presentations, journal club meetings, clinicopathological conferences, morbidity, mortality meetings, synopsis meeting, and multidisciplinary meetings on a regular basis are a must in the ward for which the ward has a 50 seating capacity lecture theatre equipped with multimedia and audio-visual support. Along with training of postgraduate residents, the ward is also actively involved in the teaching of undergraduate students of 3rd Year, 4th Year & Final Year students of MBBS.
– To train undergraduate and postgraduate students to meet international standards.
– To produce safe surgeons.
– To manage patients with sympathy, devotion, and skilled medical care.
– To provide service to humanity with a commitment for excellence in medical education and research.
– Fellowship program for the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
– Master of Surgery, KEMU
– Undergraduate teaching of MBBS
– Teaching of Allied Sciences KEMU